Category: Seoul

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Iftar Ramadhan 1433 at Itaewon Mosque

It’s the fourth day of Ramadhan today and my body is still adapting to the long period of fasting. Now is summer in Korea and the day is longer than night. Subuh prayer starts from 03.40am and Magrib prayer starts at 19:47pm. Alhamdulillah, not much difference accept the time. Yesterday...

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Cheongwadae Tour – Meet up Korea President

  You can’t meet up the ex- president of South Korea – Lee Myung-bak personally. I’m sorry. He says “This year could be a great time to spend summer vacation in Korea”. What?!! with the 장마철? jang ma cheol – rainy season around..not a very good idea though. Anywhoo..back to...

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Naksan Fortress

I was super excited to hike Naksan Fortress right after watching Rooftop Prince episode 15 on Wednesday. Well, I just cannot stress enough that you MUST check out Naksan Fortress! Not only that there are countless dramas were shot here but the place just screams breathtaking view.   One of...

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Gyeonghuigung Palace

This is to complete my palace tour of the “5 Grand Palaces” built by Joseon dynasty; Gyeonghuigung Palace which is at the intersection of Seodamun and Gwanghwamun. The palace has been completely destroyed during Japanese invasion and what you see now is about 33% of the original size has been...

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Jongmyo Shrine

This was my first time to Jongmyo Shrine and was on my mission to complete the palace tour of the 4 palaces plus a shrine. I had been to the rest and the remaining is only Changgyeonggung palace. Maybe I would visit Changgyeonggung before I leave for Malaysia. You can...