March 30, 2020.Reading time 24 minutes.
Changdeokgung Palace and its Secret Garden is located in Jongno-gu district in Seoul. It is situated east of Gyeongbokgung Palace, about 20 minutes walk – so you can visit both palaces. The palace was Joseon’s kings’ favourite and has many characteristics of the Three Kingdom of Korea. Its architecture is thought to be in perfect […] Read More
January 31, 2020.Reading time 13 minutes.
Ikseon-dong (in Korean, 익선동) is a trendy area for young Seoulite as well as international tourists. We were lucky to stumble into this arty portion of traditional Insadong. If you are looking for Instagram-able cafes and tea-houses, Ikseondong is for you. You might have to battle with tourists in some areas to take photos of […] Read More
November 23, 2019.Reading time 18 minutes.
South Korea is a country known for its variety and unique approach to food. If you have ever watched a Korean drama or movie you would have seen a scene with someone or a group of people eating happily. Food is more than just food for Koreans, they refer to it as a way to […] Read More
November 2, 2019.Reading time 21 minutes.
This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in our disclosure policy. Insadong is home to Korean traditional culture. In this district located in the heart of Seoul, you will see handicrafts shops, hanok style tea houses and cafes, art galleries, ceramics shops and street vendors selling the best of Korean traditional snacks. The […] Read More
October 24, 2019.Reading time 36 minutes.
This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in our disclosure policy. Planning a trip to the country of the “morning calm“? Seoul is a city where tradition meets modernity making it one of the most interesting and vibrant cultural destinations. After all, this is where you could see historical buildings brushing shoulders with […] Read More