Gyeongbokgung is a sprawling palace that reminds me a lot of Beijing’s Forbidden City. I thought it would be overflowing with fellow tourists but it was actually quite peaceful and relaxed. I’d like to see this place in summer when everything is green and flowering. … Continue reading Gyeongbokgung Palace
Something seemed to be happening inside this building, but as I’ve got a paranoid fear of a bird stealing my shoes I decided against going further. I’ve been told that the writing says ‘beware of birds’. Sound advice.
Not really sure what all this signifies, but it looks fun, it’s colourful, and they have big swords. Seen at Gyeongbokgung Palace.
I love the drawings on this cafe’s menu.
I didn’t spend enough time here to really find the real Bukchon Village (a traditional Hanok area of Seoul). The image I have shows the part I experienced – a mixture of old buildings, coffee shops, people eating street food, selfies, and tourists like me.
Itaewon is a fun area of Seoul that is a maze of small roads, dessert shops, tiny bars, and popup food places. It’s also very hilly, so you’ll have plenty of chance to walk off the cakes you’ve just eaten.
Found cooking on a street corner are these interesting looking things. They’re part pastry, part poached egg, part meringue.