Travel Thursday – Gangnam Seoul

Travel Thursday – Gangnam Seoul

Gangnam Seoul Thanks to Korean singer Psy we can all imagine something when we hear the word ‘Gangnam’. A crazy dancing Korean, a weird smiling horse or a chubby rich Korean that calls himself ‘Oppa’ (Korean for big brother). But do you have any idea what Gangnam really is and looks like? No? Well let me show you!

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Travel Thursday – Gyeongju

Travel Thursday – Gyeongju

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Whenever you think of South Korea you instantly think of Seoul, but there is a lot more to the country. Take for example the historical capitol of Korea Gyeongju, a must see when visiting South Korea in my opinion. During my stay abroad I visited this lovely town twice; once when I the sickest I’ve ever been in my life and another time when my personal photographer and lovely boyfriend Chris came over. Both times this South Korean town and it’s people impressed me beyond words. Click ‘Continue reading’ to find out why and get a photo impression of Gyeongju.

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Travel Thursday – Insadong-street Seoul

Travel Thursday – Insadong-street Seoul

Insadong collage Insadong-street is well known for being Seoul’s traditional hot spot. The street streches over 700 meter and is filled to the brim with many little souvenir stores, art galleries, old school restaurants and pottery shops. A big spiral mall selling more ‘exclusive products’ and a real Korean tea house can also be found in Insadong. Will you join me in looking through the ‘picture diary’ I created of my visit to this historical marble?

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[Review] Avocado Lip balm Skin Food

[Review] Avocado Lip balm Skin Food

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Let me introduce you to my current favorite lip balm: the Avocado Lip Balm by Skin Food. It’s a creamy and long lasting balm, perfect for my dry and scaly lips. This foodylicious balm was made in Korea and contains real avocado extract. Avocado is known to be ‘the Butter of the Forest’ for it’s moisturizing properties and high content of nutrients.

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Wearing a Korean traditional Hanbok

Wearing a Korean traditional Hanbok

Schermafbeelding 2013-06-24 om 23.36.28 Ever since I was a little girl and saw Mulan, later on Korean dramas and even later on Memoirs of a Geisha I’ve been wanting to dress up in a gorgeous Asian dress. In Japan I didn’t get the chance but in Seoul this dream became reality as I, together with Chris and some of our friends, got to wear traditional Korean hanboks. Directions to the place where we went can be found at the bottom of the post.

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