Sightseeing & Activities

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

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Sundate at Samseong-dong

Late in the afternoon last Sunday, Hubby and I had our weekly bonding at Samseong-dong, a neighborhood in Gangnam District. This part of Seoul has a large concentration of shopping malls and world-renowned hotels. We chose to park at Bongeunsa, a Buddhist temple located on the slope of Mount Sudo across the street from Starfield COEX Mall. The… Continue reading Sundate at Samseong-dong

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Goyang International Flower Festival 2018

Last April 29th, my husband and I went to Goyang, a city in Gyeonggi Province in the north of South Korea for the international flower festival. Goyang International Flower Festival is an annual event that takes place at Ilsan Lake Park from April to May. This year the event is from April 27 to May 13 with… Continue reading Goyang International Flower Festival 2018