Onsen (温泉), rules to Onsen

Anyone visiting Japan, I suggest to try Onsen (温泉), or others may call this “natural hot springs” or some may call it “hot bath”. There are many onsen town/hotspring town all over Japan, and each of them will share with visitors the distinguished minerals found only in their onsen providing different health benefit, healing purposes.…

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Drinking in Korea, Part 2

Besides the common soju (소주), anyone visits  Korea  makgeolli 막걸리(rice wine in Korean) is the next alcohol drink that you should not miss. This drink was introduced to me years back and it was known to me as “dong dong ju”… but it has gradually become so popular and now is better known as makgeolli. Anyone…

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Drinking in Korea, Part 1

Here is a simple guide to anyone who is going to Korea and looking to enjoy a good drinking session with the locals. 🙂 Korean loves to drink and they enjoy having a drink with co workers, families and friends. The most common alcohol drink that you can find in Korea besides beer, is non…

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Accommodation in Korea – Hotels Alternative

Many friends have asked me where  do I stay when I visit Korea and they never expect my answer to be “motel”. 🙂 Please do not get the wrong impression. In fact in Korea, motels are available everywhere and especially outside Seoul such as small cities, small towns. And if you are in these smaller…

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Gwangju Tourist Attractions | Gwangju

It was the first time to Gwangju autumn 2013, the city is not as busy as Busan, but it has its hidden charm. This is a city that I will definitely visit again. I am not a foodie, nor a must to dine in fanciful restaurant. Normally, will explore local eating places that local go, which…

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