Favorites, Places in Korea, Travel

While the World Anxiously Looks, Residents go Touristy at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)

These days are, arguably, the most tense in the Korean peninsula. The constant threat North Korea offers is a natural part of South Koreans’ daily living. The lone factor that magnifies the heightened alert is the arrival of US President Donald Trump today. Why do I say “lone factor”? Because, really! North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un,… Read More While the World Anxiously Looks, Residents go Touristy at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)

Favorites, Places in Korea, Travel

Autumn Afternoon at the Secret Garden

Changdeokgung Palace is a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. It is the most well-preserved palace from the Joseon Dynasty. Inside the Changdeokgung Palace lies a more magnificent beauty: the Secret Garden, known in Korean as Huwon. The Secret Garden can only be accessed through a guided tour. This is the schedule of the Secret Garden guided tour:… Read More Autumn Afternoon at the Secret Garden