Showing posts with label Seoul. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Seoul. Show all posts

Seoul, South Korea: The 3 Places to See a Traditional Side of Seoul

South Korea: The 3 Places to See a Traditional Side of Seoul by Posh, Broke, & Bored



THE 3 PLACES IN SEOUL TO SEE THE 
TRADITIONAL SIDE OF SOUTH KOREA


A field of LED roses beside the Zaha Hadid-designed plaza in Dongdaemun. Shopping for skincare infused with snail secretion, starfish, seahorse (or whatever animal ingredient is in vogue) in Myeongdong. That earworm that both satirised and introduced to the wider world the flashy, luxury district of Gangnam. Whatever you know about Seoul, the capital of South Korea; it’s likely to be trend-led, modern, and futuristic. In fact, the highlight of my visit to Seoul in 2014 was the Dior Cafe, housed in a building that resembled an oversized tooth. But there are parts of the city that still clings on to the classics, where you can get a feel for the old soul of Seoul. I visited three such places in my previous visit, last winter. Here are my 3 Places in Seoul to See the Traditional Side of South Korea.




September 17, 2018

Seoul, South Korea: The 3 Places to See a Traditional Side of Seoul

THE 3 PLACES IN SEOUL TO SEE THE  TRADITIONAL SIDE OF SOUTH KOREA A field of LED roses beside the Zaha Hadid-designed pl...

A sheep café in Seoul: Thanks Nature Café, Hongdae

Thanks Nature 'sheep café' in Hongdae, Seoul

If you like sheep thrills, I've herd that Thanks Nature Café is the place for ewe.
November 15, 2015

A sheep café in Seoul: Thanks Nature Café, Hongdae

If you like sheep thrills, I've herd that Thanks Nature Café is the place for ewe.

Café Dior and the world's largest Dior flagship boutique in Gangnam, Seoul


I found heaven in Seoul: all five floors of it at Dior in Apgujeong, Gangnam.
November 12, 2015

Café Dior and the world's largest Dior flagship boutique in Gangnam, Seoul

I found heaven in Seoul: all five floors of it at Dior in Apgujeong, Gangnam.

Seoul Sisters (hey sister Seoul, sister)


My last thirty two hours in Seoul, in photos.
November 08, 2015

Seoul Sisters (hey sister Seoul, sister)

My last thirty two hours in Seoul, in photos.

All Aboard The Seoul Train


Photo diary of my first twenty four hours in Seoul. Anyeonghaseyong!
November 06, 2015

All Aboard The Seoul Train

Photo diary of my first twenty four hours in Seoul. Anyeonghaseyong !