Jogyesa Temple

Jogyesa temple is the center of Zen Buddhism in Korea.

Seasons of Love

It’s my birthday today. I’ve been receiving some messages from my friends and relatives. Some are short and simple. Some are long and well thought of. But there’s one message that I will… Continue reading

Teacher Karla: A Filipina Teacher in Seoul

These are the FAQ’s I get when people see my Korea adventures.

Nami Island

Nami Island is my dream destination in Korea. It is the setting of the Endless Love – “Winter Sonata”. It’s a little bit far from my place in Seoul that’s why I had… Continue reading

Petite France

Frech styled theme park in Korea

Gyeongbukgung Palace

Gyeonbokgung Palace is the oldest palace in Seoul.  It literally means “wish for your blessing and prosperity.” Gwanghamun gate is the main gate of the palace. There are lots of complex inside the… Continue reading

Changdeokgung Palace

Changdeokgung Palace & Huwon Secret Garden Changdeokgung Palace is the second oldest palace in Seoul. This is my favorite part of the palace. This was built for the most beloved concubine of the… Continue reading

Changgyeonggung Palace

Changgyeonggung Palace was built for the elders of the Royal family. This is the first palace I visited in my “Palace Hopping.” I really enjoyed the hallways of the palace because of its… Continue reading

Deoksugung Palace

Deoksugung Palace I’m so glad I arrived just in time for the changing of guards.  This is the gate which divides the future (buildings) from the past (palace). These are some antique stuff… Continue reading

Jongmyo Shrine

Jongmyo Shrine is the supreme shrine of the state. It was listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Inside the Shrine, you can find some old stuff that the Kings used. This… Continue reading