I was talking to someone about hot springs recently when I remembered my own experience at hot springs in Japan and Korea. In Japan, I visited Hakone, a town situated about a hour out of Tokyo by train. I loved Hakone. It was a gorgeous place even though I was caught in cold autumn rain […]


This is just a quick and easy guide for shopping in Seoul. Its based on my observations during my visit and it is by no means comprehensive so please feel free to add your input in the comments Shopping for cosmetics I stayed near the Myeongdong area, and I would highly recommend you head there […]


Haha… I just know that there are some of you waiting for this post Truth be told, I did not buy very much, relatively speaking I did stumble on a sale going on at Lotte Department store where I picked up some very lovely winter jackets (down filled!) at 50,000 Won (about RM140 each!) so […]


I had a bit of hotel emergency before I headed to Seoul recently. I was keen to stay at the Ibis Hotel Myeongdong which Nikki had raved over, but I left my booking too late and there were no rooms available for the time I was visiting. Needless to say, I panicked 😛 With just […]


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