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