Be a Wanderer: Jeju Island Part 5 – Driving in Jeju

WARNING WORDY POST AHEAD 😅 We had a couple of options for our transportation (commuting via bus,hiring a driver,renting a car) during our trip. In the end we chose to rent a car and drive around Jeju by ourselves because (1) it’ll save a lot of time going from one place to another, (2) we…

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Be a Wanderer: Jeju Island Part 4 – Coastal Areas (Aewol & Hallim)

Our last day of exploration was spent in the coastal areas of Jeju, Aewol and Hallim. Jeju National University Entrance Duration: 30 minutes for a simple photo op But before we went on the road, we stopped by one of the cherry blossom hotspots in Jeju which is at the entrance to Jeju National University.…

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Be a Wanderer: Jeju Island Part 3 – Seogwipo

Seogwipo is one of the major cities in Jeju Island. Honestly there’s so many places to go here and it was hard to fit it all in one day. Osulloc Tea Museum Duration: 30 min not including time we spent eating at Innisfree Jeju House First stop of the day is the Osulloc Tea Museum.…

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Be a Wanderer: Jeju Island Part 2 – Seongsan

For our first day in Jeju we spent the day exploring the eastern part of the island specifically the Seongsan area. Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak Our first stop is the Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak which is also called Sunrise Peak. It’s more than an hour away from Downtown Jeju via car. And has a large group of…

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Be A Wanderer: Jeju Island Part 1

(This is going to be a wordy post focused on main information such as accommodation, transportion, budget, etc. where to go and eat — basically the fun part. I’ll talk about in a different post 🙂 ) I’ve been to Korea a total of 4 times already. Three out of four of those trips have…

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Be a Foodie: Must Visit Cafes in Seoul

One of the things that I enjoyed during my trip to Seoul is trying out different cafes. I wasn’t always a coffee person and during my first visit in Seoul I wasn’t a coffee drinker yet which is such a shame because Seoul has A LOT of cafes. I couldn’t really appreciate the cafes that…

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Be a Wanderer: Best Places To Visit in Seoul

I went to South Korea last August all hyped up and excited. Knowing without even having gone there yet that I’ll surely want to go back. Seoul definitely didn’t disappoint. From food to shopping to the overall aesthetics of the establishments everything was just amazing. I’ve come up with a list of my favorite/recommended places…

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Be a Wanderer: Tea Ceremony Festival

I’m just realizing now how lucky we were to be able to experience a Tea Ceremony Festival during our trip to Japan last year. I’ve bee looking for a similar event for our trip this year and I couldn’t find one during the dates of our trip this year. During our visit, the Tea Ceremony…

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Be a Wanderer: Nikko Day Trip

Last year when we went to Tokyo during October, the autumn foliage hasn’t hit the city yet. Seeking for that leaves turning red, orange, or yellow view, I found Nikko which was just a few hours away from Tokyo — a perfect day trip destination. Getting There: We bought a Nikko All Area Pass from the…

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Be a Wanderer: Japan – Temples & Shrines

We went to Japan last October 2016 stopping by at Tokyo, Kyoto, and Osaka. One of my favorite parts of our trip is our visit to their shrines and temples. I’m not really familiar with their religion nor am I religious myself but I love how I got to experience a part of their culture…

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