Seeing ancient palaces in Seoul is inevitable when walking. As I like to walk around and exploring without itinerary, I stumbled upon several palaces which names I can’t even remember. Please forgive my laziness to remember their names. There’s only one I can remember which is Gwanghwamun.
Seoul is a mountainous city. You can easily find out that walking in many areas can be a challenge. This is especially true if your mission in Seoul is to go shopping. You don’t want to carry all your stuff while maneuvering a steep climb.
If you need to go to Kaohsiung you probably know by now that flying directly can be more expensive by significant amount compared with flying into Taipei. The reason is simply because there are more available flights to Taipei than to Kaohsiung.
Caution: Don’t jump if you can’t swim.
Enchanted River is located in the sleepy town of Hinatuan in Surigao del Sur province. The river is called enchanted due to its unknown depth and that fairies gather during here during the night. According to locals, no one has ever reached the bottom of the river yet.
Bangkok is a major city in Southeast Asia and a destination of its own. But for many travelers who are only in transit en route to other provinces in Thailand or to other countries, there are worthy things to do while waiting for your next flight.
Baler is in Aurora Province. Many people commit mistake in associating Baler with Quezon Province. Aurora used to be part of Quezon but the former split from the latter many years ago.
Mount Pinatubo is a volcano and so the appropriate name should be Pinatubo Volcano. In any case, let’s stick to Mt. Pinatubo as it is known better by that name. According to experts, Pinatubo erupts every 400 years and its last eruption was in 1991.
Visitors have the impression that this city state is small in size. While it is true, it does not capture the reality that there are as much things to do and places to see here compared with larger countries. It is especially true for me as I prefer to walk rather than take the public transport.
I’m a self-confessed trainspotter and I would ride a train even for pleasure instead of simply using it as a means of transportation. When in Korea, I take trains all the time and all kinds of trains that I can see.
The locals call this Hua-Yuan Yeshi (花園夜市). Taiwan is all about food and night markets are the place where locals eat and is definitely a go-to place after sunset. Night markets can be super crowded on any given day and Flower Garden night market is no exception.