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Seoul Lantern Festival 2012

November 10, 2012


I wasn’t able to see the  lanterns last year so I told myself that I should go this year. My friend told me that it wasn’t something really spectacular but I said I would go anyway. Not that I don’t trust my friend but I would also like to see the lanterns from Philippines. The […]

JUMP: A Comic Martial Arts Performance

November 9, 2012


Here in South Korea, they have a lot of non verbal performances featuring Korean culture like Nanta, Miso, JUMP etc. but because tickets are not really cheap for me, I’ve decided to pick one show that I would watch before I leave. I’ve chosen JUMP. I first learned about it when I watched the Thai […]

Yeosu Expo 2012: Singapore Pavilion

July 28, 2012


I wasn’t prepared when I went to the expo last week. I started searching for expo details, jimjilbangs and guesthouses a day before I went there. What made me curious though is that in all of the forum threads I visited and blog posts I read, Singapore Pavilion is consistently mentioned as one of the must […]

Done Watching Wicked.Yey!

June 3, 2012


May 31st. I waited for it for months. It was the opening night for Wicked here in Seoul and I made sure that I won’t be late. From our office in Yeoksam, I went straight to Hanganjin Station (Line 6) where Blue Square Concert Hall is located. While waiting for the ticket counters to open, […]

Buddha’s Birthday and Bongeunsa Temple

June 3, 2012


A week ago, I wanted to go to a park that I saw from a booklet I got from Korea Tourism Organization. Originally, I was planning to visit Bongeunsa Temple on the actual day of Buddha’s birthday celebration (May 28) but I suddenly changed my mind after realizing that it might be too crowded the […]

How I Got to Busan and How I Returned to Seoul

April 3, 2012


In line with the Visit Korea Project, one of the initiatives of the Korea Tourism Organization to boost tourism not just here in Seoul but in other cities of South Korea is by providing free shuttle buses to Jeonju and Busan for foreigners. Initially, when I was planning my Busan trip, I thought of using […]

Preview of WICKED The Musical

March 26, 2012


Last Thursday, I attended a promotional event for Wicked (The Musical) which was held in Samsung D’light in Gangnam. As soon as the visitors entered the venue, they were provided with a Wicked Info Kit and a Wicked notepad. There was also a photo zone where guests could have their pictures taken with a Wicked […]