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Go Guan Photo-Studio

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I chose the King’s costume

 

Koreans have tapped into the popularity of social media. In every tourist spot, there is always a photo opportunity, may it be for free or for a fee. Continue reading Go Guan Photo-Studio

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Myeongdong

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A trip in Seoul is never complete without a visit in the shopping district of Myeongdong. The two main boulevards come across in the centre of a frenzy shopping block with one from Myeongdong Subway Station and the other from Lotte Department Store at Euljiro. Continue reading Myeongdong

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Changdeokgung

Changdeokgung

 

Beauty enriched by time. The entrance is a massive gate adorned with colourful patterns and wooden carvings. Walking through the palace grounds gives one a sense of ancient Korea especially if you are a fan of Korean period dramas.  Continue reading Changdeokgung

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Unhyeongung

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Noandang

 

Constructed in 1864, Unhyeongung Royal Residence or Unhyeon Palace, is the house of Regent Heungseon, ruler of Korea during the Joseon Dynasty in the 19th century. Continue reading Unhyeongung

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Bukchon Hanok Village

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Bukchon, meaning “North Village” is a traditional village located in between the two palaces Gyeongbokgung and Changdeokgung. During the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910), many yangbans (people from the ruling class) lived in these 900 hanoks (traditional house).

 

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My Seoul Adventure

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Seoul, the capital of Republic of Korea is a city both modern and traditional. Old palaces and temples stand in stark contrast with modern structures and towering skyscrapers while valued traditions exist harmoniously with modern technology and pop culture.

 

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