When I was in Seoul I was thrilled to visit my old friend and colleague Giyeong, who I haven’t seen since he and his family relocated back to Korea some […]
Bukchon village is located on a small hill just north of the Seoul city center. Literally “north village”, Bukchon consists of more than 700 traditional Korean houses, or hanoks, crammed […]
This is the second of a two-part post on some of Seoul’s distinct neighbourhoods I visited on my trip there. Last time, we looked at big and beautiful commercial districts; […]
It’s been another hectic week, and I’ve definitely gotten the travel bug here in Asia. I spent last weekend in Seoul on a few days vacation. Last time I was […]
After all the temples and markets of Chiang Mai, it was time to blend in and take in some street scenes. One thing I noticed is that people in this […]
This is the second post from my recent trip to Chiang Mai in northern Thailand. Aside from its many temples, the city is also famous for its many street markets. […]
Chiang Mai is the largest city in northern Thailand, former capital of the Lanna kingdom, and considered by many to be the cultural capital of the country. Last week I […]
Autumn fireworks over Lake Shibayama, in the town of Kaga in Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan.