Eastern Europe – Day 5 – Krakow Salt Mine, Poland

Day 5 – Krakow Salt Mine, Poland Today we headed to Poland.  I have a Mongolian friend living in Poland but she is living in Warsaw, the capital.  She is one of my best buddy in University in Japan.  It was ashamed not able to meet up with her since I was in Poland.   …

Eastern Europe – Day 4 – Prague, Czech Republic

Day 4 – Prague, Czech Republic Prague Hotel Prague is the largest city and also the capital in Czech Republic.  It is also the historical capital of Bohemia.  Prague is getting popular among Chinese these days after few famous Chinese movie shoot here.  Prague is considered one of the popular destination in Europe , it is …

Eastern Europe – Day3 – Dresden & Bestei, Germany

Day 3 – Dresden & Bestei in Germany We checked out early in the morning from Berlin Treptow Hotel and moved to Dresden. German Pork Knuckle Lunch It took us more than 2 hrs to arrive in Dresden.  We stopped for German Pork Knuckle lunch, the portion was not that big compared to the normal …

Eastern Europe – Day 1 & 2 – Berlin, Germany

Eastern Europe Highlights This was my second time to Europe, the first time to Europe was exploring places in western part of Europe. Istanbul, Turkey – Transit We transit in Istanbul and our first stop is Berlin, the largest city of Germany. Berlin – largest city in Germany  Berlin’s Sony Center Once we arrived in …

South Korea Round the Island – 8D6N Summary Itinerary

Day 1 – Itinerary Singapore to Incheon Airport Day 2 – Itinerary Incheon to Chuncheon Nami Island Daepohang Port Fish Market Seoraksan National Park Delpino Golf & Resort (Sorak Daemyung Resort) Day 3 – Itinerary  Delpino Golf & Resort for Breakfast Bear Museum Mt Seorak Shabu Shabu and Bibimbap Lunch Jeongdongjin Railway Time Museum Galbi BBQ …

South Korea Round the Island – Day 8 – Cheong Wa Dae & Changdeok Palace

Scenic Rusty Korea – Day 8 Cheong Wa Dae – Blue House This morning we arrived early in the President Blue House, Cheong Wa Dae.  Why it is called Blue house? In Chinese writing is “靑瓦臺” “靑 “- refer to Blue in Korean and Japanese languages.  Unlike in Chinese, the meaning is green. I could only …

South Korea Round the Island – Day 7 – Shopping in Myeongdong Seoul

Scenic Rusty Korea – Day 7 Seoul This morning we departed from Daejeon to Seoul.  Once we were in Seoul we had to face a lot of traffic congestion here and there.  To make the matter worse, there was a protest against the President Park Geun-hye administration’s political scandal.  Our bus could not go near …

South Korea Round the Island – Day 6 – Jeungdo -Salt farm & Korean Traditional Wedding in Jeonju

Scenic Rusty Korea – Day 6  Jeungdo -Slow City Jeungdo Island is also known as a “slow city” due to its laid-back farming lifestyle and small population.  It is also famous for its unspoiled nature and clean waters.  It was very windy when we arrived in the morning. What do we have in Jeungdo Island?  Jeungdo …

South Korea Round the Island – Day 5 – Bulguksa Temple & Seokguram Grotto & Juknokwon Bamboo Forest

Scenic Rusty Korea  – Day 5  Bulguksa Temple – UNESCO World Heritage Site Early in the morning we departed to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bulguka Temple.  It took us about 1 hour drive from Daegu, where we stayed last night.  The Bulguksa temple was located on the slopes of mount Toham, Gyeongju city, North Gyeongsang province. …

South Korea Round the Island – Day 4 – Pyeongchang Uiyaji Wind Village & Daegu

Day 4 – Scenic Rusty Korea  Delpino Golf & Resort We had 2 nights stayed in this wonderful resort which is surrounded by the beautiful mountains.  This morning we had our breakfast next to the window which allowed us to enjoy the amazing view with the sunrise. The variety of the breakfast were quite huge …