Wednesday, May 25, 2016

A Visit to South Korea's DMZ

South Korea's DMZ is a constant reminder of the country's, not only physical divide, but the ideological differences between the north and south. As someone who is interested in history, a visit to this part of South Korea was on my list before I went to this country.




Sunday, May 15, 2016

Hotel Review: My Stay in Baro Ato Hotel in Seoul

Towering skyscrapers, glitzy shopping areas, palaces and temples are an eclectic mix that give Seoul a modern yet old soul. Exploring this metropolis is fun but tiring; one will need a place of respite to get ready for a new day of discoveries. During my visit to this vibrant city, I stayed in Baro Ato Hotel.





Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Going Fast and Slow in Kyoto

Kyoto wasn't exactly the place I thought it would be, but it didn't disappoint. The city is fast-paced but slow, modern yet has an old soul.





Thursday, May 5, 2016

Mixing the Old and New in Tokyo

Tokyo, like most of the best cities in Asia I've been to, combines its past and present. Among the skyscrapers, trains and cars are old buildings, temples and shrines that date back to centuries ago. Part of the reason I enjoyed the city so much was the sense of being in two different epochs simultaneously.