We ate our first bowl of chendol in Melaka at QQ Ice, a shop located somewhere along Jonkers Street. After walking around in the burning afternoon heat, this bowl of chendol heaped with gula melaka was a wonderful respite and
We visited Jeju’s Museum of Art, and spent one morning wandering around the museum grounds. Honestly, I don’t remember what exhibits we saw in the museum, but I remember very well the architecture of the museum. I like this sort
We drove to this mosque – also known as the Floating Mosque – after our Lin Heng breakfast. The mosque makes a stunning picture, jutting out of the coastline of a man-made island in Melaka. The scenery must be gorgeous
Lin Heng is a Hainanese kopitiam in Melaka which sells kaya toast, kopi and wantan mee. I visited it for the first time in 2009 and was really happy to see that it is still around. The coffeeshop looks ancient.
Ginger tea from my favourite teahouse in Insadong. The quaint teahouse is also called Insadong. I cannot wait to go back for another cup soon.
Last weekend, we drove up with some friends to Melaka. We had a really good time *over*indulging in gastronomic delights and catching up with our friends over big, calorie-laden meals. We drove up to Melaka with the same bunch of
I said Seoul has an artsy vibe. I correct myself: I should have said that the artsy vibe is not just in Seoul, but can be seen in many places throughout South Korea. Just look at their public lavatories! Definitely
^ Steps outside the Sejong Centre for the Performing Arts, at Gwanghwamun Square in Seoul. People ask me what I like about Seoul. Amongst many things, the city’s artsy vibe is one of them. Its street art is amazing.
Together with Anna, an exchange student from Prague whom I met the day before, we visited Jeonju Hyanggyo, a Confucian school that was established during the Joseon Dynasty. Located in the Jeonju Hanok Village, this school has been designated as
Dosan Park is a lovely spot of nature in the midst of sprawling buildings and high-end shops in that part of Gangnam. It is not a very big park, and takes probably less than 30 minutes to walk around it.
I read about Bae Yong Joon’s celebrity restaurant in Seoul, and decided to check it out. Gorilla In the Kitchen is located in Dosan Park, a memorial park for independence activist known as An Chang-ho, which is in the Gangnam
After leaving Jeju, the husband and I travelled back to Seoul where we parted ways. He took a flight back home and I travelled south to Jeonju in Jeollabuk-do by the KTX train. Many people have asked me how easy
When we were in Jeju, we stayed at the PODO Hotel Pinx, which is located in the western part of the island. In Korean, ‘podo‘ means ‘grape’. An aerial view of the hotel show the design of the roof to