Cebu Pacific Flight Emergency Landing at Nagoya

We took off from Narita on-time, and about after an hour in the flight, it was announced that we had to divert to Nagoya. Initially the cabin attendant, announced that we are short of fuel, hence we needed to fill our tanks up, at the nearest airport. It was too scary for me, because I am an avid viewer of […]

The AMMA Indian Restaurant, Seodaemun-gu

Through wandering, I found another jewel of deliciousness – another authentic Indian Restaurant hidden at the 2nd floor of a building in Sinchon, the “AmmA Indian [& Nepali] Resturant”. This restaurant is located at: 57-64, Changcheon-dong, Seodaemun-gu | 2~3F, Seoul, South Korea Phone: +82 2-332-9302 And what was so unforgettable about this restaurant was the Indian waiter, who was very […]

Hongik University, Seoul South Korea

Monday came, but  my flight was not until 10:15PM, via the same airline – Cebu Pacific Air. I checked-out from Jun Ho’s condominium few minutes pass the hour of 10AM. And since, I still have a full day to wander, I decided to go to Hongik University at  Hongdae. Getting there was no fuss, since it is very accessible via […]

How to find Jun Ho’s place; AirBNB Stay in South Korea

“I was very lucky to have found Jun Ho’s (my host) listing at Airbnb.com, where I was only charged PHP1271 instead of PHP2286 after using up some referral credits for referring some friends to Airbnb.” Should you visit South Korea, I would definitely recommend Jun Ho’s place; it is very accessible through Bulgwang Station. It was just about 20-30 meters […]

Best AirBNB Jun Ho’s Place, near Bulgwang Station

And since it was already lunch time, I went back to Hongdae (the place where I stayed on the first day), to have lunch in and Indian Restaurant – “Sitara”. And yes, although I was in South Korea, I was hunting for some Indian or Mediterranean cuisine. For 9 months now, I stopped eating pork and I just could not […]

Buddhist Templestay; the International Seon Center, Seoul

I woke up at around 9AM, had a Kimchi noodle for breakfast, took a bath, packed my things and headed straight to Yangcheon-gu, Seoul South Korea, for my Templestay activities at International Seon Center. I left early so that I could wander around, and drop by nearby restaurants for more taste of South Korea, as well as for a cup […]

How to Find Maru Hostel at Hongdae, South Korea

Since I was expecting to arrive late or almost midnight, I looked for a very affordable hostel that could provide a comfortable bed just for a night’s sleep. Through booking.com, I found Maru Hostel @ Hongdae. What I love most about this site (booking.com) is that aside from offering a lot of listings with very affordable prices, most of these […]

International Arrival at Incheon International Airport

Before you even book your round-trip airfare, be sure you already have an approved Korean Visa. Applying for one is very easy, and best of all, it can be free. The requirements are also few and easy to procure. Here’s how I applied that eventually got approved! My main purpose of visiting South Korea was to learn about Korean Buddhism […]

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This is your chance to win a two-day 5-star package including two tickets to the official exhibition opening on 6 October 2017. Sweepstakes starts: 10 July 2017 Sweepstakes ends: 10 September 2017 The Dutch Masters in the collection of St Petersburg’s great Hermitage Museum are about to come home! No fewer than 63 top Golden Age paintings by Rembrandt, Frans […]

Xiangshan District to Taoyuan International Airport

Just how time flies if you’re having so much fun; the 3 days and 3 nights was just not enough. But, it’s always best to leave some “foods”, something left undiscovered behind, so one will always have some reasons to go back. From Xiangshan Station (station that is accessible to the Elephant Mountain), I headed straight to the Taipei Main […]