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I witnessed their meeting in Seoul. Let me tell you how it happened!
It was a chilly November when I first met Anne Curtis in person—we were at a brunch buffet at the posh Shilla Hotel in Seoul. We were both flown in by Louis Vuitton for the luxury house's flagship store opening and presentation
From classic tourist destinations to underrated spots.
On February 26, the Philippines imposed travel restrictions on South Korea because of COVID-19. That was also the day I was flying home from Seoul, so I guess you could say I was one of the last few people who got to travel
Ready your cameras!
Nature lovers, if you ever feel like taking your wanderlust to South Korea in the future, make sure not to skip out on a visit to Gangwon Province, a.k.a. the country's largest sunflower patch. It'll only take you less than two hours
It's such an Instagrammable spot!
If you loved South Korea's Purple Isles, then you'll definitely want to visit the Hani Lavender Farm, a wide stretch of breathtaking blooms located in the Goseong County of Korea's Gangwon Province. According to Korea's official travel website, the famed farm was
Its last day of operations will be on September 14, which is the actor's birthday.
If you’re a huge fan of K-drama actor Lee Jong Suk (While You Were Sleeping, Pinocchio, W: Two Worlds), then for sure you’re well aware that he’s also the proud owner of a café called 89 Mansion. The two-floor café located along
Here's another gorgeous location to visit in Korea apart from Seoul!
Anyone dreaming of visiting South Korea will no doubt have Seoul at the center of their itinerary. However, if you’ve got enough time on your hands, or you just so happen to be flying to SK for the nth time, why not
It has everything every Starbucks lover could dream of.
Attention, coffee lovers! If you’re planning a trip to South Korea in the future, we suggest you add the province of Gyeonggi to your list. Why? It’s now home to the largest Starbucks in the country!Located in Yangpyeong County near the Namhan
Bookmark this for your future itinerary!
From the breathtaking views of Namsan Seoul Tower to the kaleidoscope paintings scattered around the Ihwa Mural Village, it’s no secret that South Korea’s filled with wondrous sites to behold. That said, while you’ve probably already heard of or seen the country’s
Add these to your travel bucket list!
Planning a trip to Korea in the future? While we're sure your itinerary already includes indulging in Korean BBQ and hunting down your favorite K-drama filming locations, here's one more idea for certified book lovers: visiting Seoul's stunning bookstores and libraries!Check out
There’s a new attraction in South Korea that's currently making waves on social media—and it’s a majestic, purple-hued wonderland! Dubbed the Purples Isles or Purple Island, it’s located in Sinan County in the South Jeolla Province of South Korea. The local county reportedly
Any ultimate K-drama fan will recognize these places in an instant.
It’s no secret that the K-Drama wave has taken over not only our hearts but all our free time too. We’re definitely not complaining. But aside from fawning over our favorite Korean actors, and their outfits, onscreen, our obsession with their drama
K-drama and K-pop stars are still required to serve in the military for two years.
South Korea’s military conscription has long been a sensitive topic for its countrymen. As stated by law, Korean men between the ages of 18-30 are strictly required to serve the nation’s military for 20 months or approximately two years. Due to detailed
It definitely caught our attention!
It’s not new for K-drama fans to have an urge to find out where our favorite dramas were filmed. In fact, we make it our goal to be able to visit the filming sites and snap a photo similar to the iconic
We're totally serious!
None of us will be traveling any time soon, obviously. But we bear good news: Posting #throwback posts from your last visit to South Korea could possibly gain you more than just a few likes. In fact, adding a few hashtags could
The country is gearing up for the new normal after COVID-19.
South Korea is preparing to bring back some semblance to normalcy for its citizens. Starting Wednesday, May 6, 2020, the country is set to relax their social distancing rules and switch to "routine-life distancing" instead, given how its government efforts were able
Mostly found in Itaewon, obviously.
There’s no denying the success of webtoon-based Korean drama Itaewon Class. Its last episode garnered its highest TV rating, averaging a viewer rating of 16.5 percent nationwide as per Nielsen Korea’s statistics. Thanks to this feat, the series currently holds the second
The monumental, high-adrenaline zombie tale is about to pick up where it left off four years ago.
There's no denying that South Korea's film industry is on a roll: Bong Joon Ho's Parasite very famously bagged the big awards at the 2020 Oscars and K-dramas aren't letting up as an almost-peerless international phenomenon. Oh, and remember how the first chapter of Train to
You could be a "hidden carrier" of the coronavirus.
According to rhinologists in the United Kingdom, people who lose their sense of smell or taste could be "hidden carriers" of COVID-19. The partial shutdown of the olfactory and gustatory systems are called anosmia or hyposmia, which was reported to have been
The Philippines has lifted COVID-19 travel ban to South Korea with the exception of North Gyeongsang province.
After a short-lived travel ban, Filipinos can once again include South Korea in their vacation plans. As reported by CNN yesterday, March 3, the said restriction has now been lifted by the Inter-agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases, with the exception of
It's a protective measure against the rapidly-spreading COVID-19.
UPDATE: As of Wednesday, February 26, Malacañang Palace has declared that the Philippines is officially barring its citizens from traveling to South Korea as a protective measure against the COVID-19, which is spreading like wildfire in the East Asian nation.Only exempted from