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Lanterns at Jogyesa Temple (조계사)

Unlike most Buddhist temples which are nestled in the mountains, Jogyesa (조계사) is situated right in the heart of downtown Seoul. It is the city's largest Buddhist temple and the center of Zen Buddhism in South Korea. It's amazing how the city masterfully balances rapid urbanization with revered cultural and religious traditions. 🙏❤️ 🇰🇷 Because… Continue reading Lanterns at Jogyesa Temple (조계사)

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Movie Date at the World’s 1st Reclining Bed Cinema

Yesterday was South Korean Memorial Day also known as Hyeon-choong-il (현충일), a public holiday to commemorate the men and women who died while in military service during the Korean War. Hubby and I spent our afternoon watching X-Men: Dark Phoenix at CGV - Apgujeong Branch (CGV 압구정점). It is a movie complex that houses Arthouse Cinema, Premium Cinema,… Continue reading Movie Date at the World’s 1st Reclining Bed Cinema

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Tulip Festival at Everland 🌷🌷🌷

A few weeks ago, Hubby and I visited Everland, Korea's largest theme park located in Yong-in City in Gyeonggi Province. It's about an hour drive from our home in Seoul. We just wanted to enjoy some fresh air and check out the tulip festival. It was near the end of the tulip season so the… Continue reading Tulip Festival at Everland 🌷🌷🌷

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Cheonggyecheon (Stream) | 청계천

Cheonggyecheon (청계천) is a 10.84 km-long stream that starts here at Cheonggye Plaza, near Gwanghwamun Gate and passes under a total of 22 bridges before flowing into Han River. It was originally a natural stream, but was covered with asphalt and used as roads after the Korean War, as part of the country's post-war economic development. Then in… Continue reading Cheonggyecheon (Stream) | 청계천

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The Lion King International Tour – Seoul

With its awe-inspiring creativity, well-paced acting topped off with excellent musical score that is as vibrant as its plot, The Lion King truly deserves to be the world's # 1 musical!👏  Performance: The Lion King International Tour Venue: Seoul Arts Center Opera House Performance Date: January 9 – March 28, 2019 Performance Time: Weekday 8:00… Continue reading The Lion King International Tour – Seoul

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Hermès Species of Spaces – Seoul

Last December 2018, House of Hermès held the event Hermès Species of Spaces, a 10-day exhibition featuring the brand's home collection at Maison Hermès Dosan Park in Seoul. It was from December 7th to 16th. Indeed, a combination of rich heritage, exquisite craftsmanship, eye for detail and high levels of quality and professionalism through the entire manufacturing… Continue reading Hermès Species of Spaces – Seoul

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Hermès Cafe | Dosan Park | Megabox | Dongdaemun Design Plaza

Last Wednesday (June 6th) was Memorial Day, a public holiday to commemorate the men and women who died while in military service during the Korean War. Hubby and I got up earlier than usual to finish all the household chores before lunch so we could have time to do something else for fun. We wanted to spend… Continue reading Hermès Cafe | Dosan Park | Megabox | Dongdaemun Design Plaza