Pyeongchang, South Korea — Many Koreans make it a tradition to look forward to first sunrise of the year, even if they have to travel far to the east side of the peninsula at midnight. Fortunately, Danny and I were given an opportunity to take a break on the last day of 2015. We thought we'd spend … Continue reading Daegwallyeong Samyang Ranch
Chuncheon, South Korea — When we say or even think of durian in the Philippines, we always consider that smelly yet delicious fruit as my beautiful hometown Davao City's delicacy. Speaking of which, I was born and raised in this safest city in the Philippines and would never transfer to any other cities in my home country. In … Continue reading Chuncheon Dakgalbi
Chuncheon, South Korea — We wanted to give pop a memorable birthday celebration during their short trip here in Korea. A month before my family's arrival, I made an itinerary and everyone agreed on it including Danny. We planned to visit Nami Island or Namiseom or Naminara Republic (남이섬) on his birthday, it was also a national … Continue reading Autumn in Nami Island
Have a blessed 2016, everyone!
31 July 2015 | Gangwon-do, South Korea — One late Friday afternoon, I didn't know what came to Danny's mind but he drove both of us all the way to 철원 (Cheorwon), situated at the center-most of Korea peninsula. I would have been very scared and probably refused if it was after the recent tension that … Continue reading Cheorwon County
Chuncheon, South Korea — Winter Sonata, tall trees covered with snow.. does it ring a bell? Oh yes. It's a popular Korean melodrama back in 2002, which shooting set is at Nami Island (남이섬), also known as Namiseom or Naminara Republic. I was discouraged when I heard some people said that there is nothing to see … Continue reading Summer in Nami Island
30-31 May 2015 | Gangwon-do, South Korea — Danny and I spent our first weekend in Korea in 강원도 (Gangwondo 도 means province) to visit his aunts. We traveled 3 to 4 hours west from 경기도 (Gyeonggido) at 80-100kph. Along the way, we passed by many mountains and our favorite view was in 한계령 (Hangyeryeong). It was … Continue reading Goseong County