Places in Korea, urban planning

South Korea: Beyond Korean Dramas and Celebrities

Asia was first charmed by South Korea’s “Winter Sonata”. In no time, the Korean drama fever penetrated other continents, as well until it has reached worldwide fame. More dramas followed, paving the way for its celebrities to be household names. Korean music naturally got into its own share of the limelight until it dominated charts… Read More South Korea: Beyond Korean Dramas and Celebrities

Favorites, Hotels, Places in Korea

Accommodation for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Who’s getting excited for the Winter Olympics 2018? Here’s our countdown! It will be held here in Pyeongchang, South Korea and infrastructure and logistical preparations had been going on since. Alpensia Resort is one of the major facilities hosting the Winter Olympics 2018 so my family vacationed at the resort on a summer and a winter… Read More Accommodation for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Favorites, Lifestyle, Places in Korea, shopping

The Shoe Haven that is Seongsu-dong

Who doesn’t love shoes? The Handmade Shoes Street located at Seongsu-dong is a big reminder of the humble beginnings of Korea’s shoe industry. The handmade shoes industry started sprouting around Seongsu-dong in the 1990s. The area was the cheaper option for shoemakers after Myeongdong and Seoul Station’s very high rent for space. These days, it… Read More The Shoe Haven that is Seongsu-dong

Favorites, Places in Korea, Travel

Autumn in Nami

With all the photos coming out of Nami Island this Autumn, it was tempting to head there, too. How different would it be from my previous trips to the small island?  Nami hang-over… Hmmm… Time to plan for Winter in Nami? Hello, Winter Sonata! #NamiRomance #Nami #NamiIsland #WinterInNami #WinterSonata #WendyTravels A post shared by Wendyflor… Read More Autumn in Nami

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)