Browsing Category 'South Korea'

  • South Korea,Travel Guide / June 13, 2018

    When in Seoul: Dongdaemun Design Plaza

    Seoul was named as World Design Capital in 2010, and one of the reason behind its recognition is Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP). This urban landmark was built by world famous architect Zaha Hadid, and is famous for it’s unique shape and aesthetic beauty. DDP was even the most tagged Instagram location in South Korea in 2015!  On one fine day […]

  • South Korea,Travel Guide / March 30, 2018

    A Guide to Gamcheon Culture Village, Busan

    For most travelers, Gamcheon Cultural Village tops the #1 Place to Visit in Busan, South Korea. But indeed, this picturesque place known as Korea’s Santorini has lots of art and experiences worth to explore and appreciate, instead of just being a background for selfies!  So in this blog post, I would like to share some checklist for you to tick off on […]

  • South Korea,Travel Guide / March 15, 2018

    One Day East Busan Itinerary (Part 2): Haeundae Beach & Market + Best Sushi in Town

    Previous Story – One Day East Busan Itinerary (Part 1): Haedong Yonggungsa Temple     From Haedong Yonggungsa Temple, we took a one hour bus ride to Haeundae Beach—the most famous beach in Busan. Haundae Beach (해운대해수욕장) Who knew that the famous Haeundae Beach lies in-between tall skyscrapers? Located in Haeundae District neighborhood, this beach is surrounded by office buildings, luxurious […]

  • South Korea,Travel Guide / March 10, 2018

    One Day East Busan Itinerary (Part 1): Haedong Yonggungsa Temple

    Other than Busan’s famous attractions located in city centre, there are many places further from the city centre worthy to explore. It became more interesting as Busan itself is not as popular for tourists like Seoul or Jeju Island. These destinations lies roughly around 40 minutes from the city centre, specifically on the east area of Busan. So I decided to allocate one day to […]

  • South Korea / January 1, 2016

    Fall Season Vibes in Gyeongbokgung Palace, South Korea

      Flashback to one of the most exciting adventures ever. Take a deeper look into the corners inside Gyeongbokgung Palace area, a traditional palace located in the middle of Seoul city.Recalling memories from Jakarta Sister City for this moment. Fall season is definitely one of the most beautiful time of the year to visit Seoul!    Photo by: Mutia Septiani […]

  • Culture,Local Experience,South Korea / December 28, 2015

    Living with a Korean Family in Incheon, South Korea

    During my participation in Jakarta Sister City program in Seoul, South Korea, we—as participants—were lucky enough to had the chance to live with a local host family in Incheon, South Korea. This kind of local experience can make your travels more valuable than just becoming a tourist, as you can really learn the local culture directly, exchange authentic stories, and learn […]

  • South Korea,Travel Guide / January 3, 2015

    Korea Transit Tour in Incheon: My First Snow Experience

    A week after my visit to South Korea for Jakarta Sister City Youth Program, it’s a coincidence for me to be transit again in this city since I was using a Korean airline at that time. I was still in the nostalgic feeling for South Korea.   Transit for long hours can be a little bit boring, unless […]

  • South Korea / December 2, 2014

    4 Types of People That Will Love Myeongdong

    Amidst the hectic schedule during Jakarta Sister City Program to Seoul, I know I gotta make time to explore some of Seoul’s highlights when I have the chance. I have one junior high school friend that happen to take college in Seoul, and it is legit to say that she won’t be there without me. Why? Simply because during my […]

  • Local Experience,South Korea / December 1, 2014

    Highlights from Jakarta Sister City Youth Program to Seoul, South Korea

    Tidak ada hasil yang mengkhianati usaha Begitu kalimat yang saya yakini ketika akhirnya sampai pada hari H keberangkatan program. Saya merasa beruntung bisa terpilih menjadi salah satu dari 11 Youth Delegate dari ratusan pendaftar untuk Jakarta Sister City International Youth Program ke Seoul, South Korea. Tahun 2015 ini, program yang berada dibawah naungan Dinas Olahraga dan Pemuda […]