Seoraksan National Park: Where We First Met Snow

Seated in the homey kitchen of House Hostel in Sokcho City, my eyes were fixated on the serving of cereal doused in a plethora of cold fresh milk. In

Of Horsecarts and Wives: Chasing the Sunrise in Bagan

The last I knew we had dinner at a stopover somewhere midway between Yangon and Bagan. After nine hours of land travel in Myanmar on a mishmash of sit-couch-sleep,

Korean DMZ and JSA Panmunjom Tour: Is it all worth it?

As if on cue, the wintry breeze of Seoul drifted into our room through the undersized window in the opposing wall when I came out of the bathroom from

22 Reasons Why I Love and Hate Myanmar

Myanmar’s sudden popularity has created a buzz that has drawn the attention of global travelers. Its breakthrough in tourism has made it an instant addition to every intrepid traveler’s

Where to stay in Sokcho: The House Hostel

The charming coastal city of Sokcho in Gangwon Province northeast of South Korea is a sweet revelation for tourists who intend to visit Seoraksan. Sokcho serves as gateway to

Seoul Travel Guide: Essential Tips For Budget Travel

The perpetual evolution of technology and the great influence of pop culture have shifted the course of life in Seoul. Nowadays, Seoul is positively driven by the confluence of

Hunting the haunted: Diplomat Hotel in Baguio City

“Sabi ng GPS dito raw ang daan, eh.” (My GPS says this is the correct route.) We came to a dead end in a village in Baguio one gloomy

Shopping in Seoul: Top shopping districts in South Korea’s capital

Ask where to shop in Seoul and many would advise you to go to Dongdaemun Market, Namdaemun Market, Myeongdong, or Ewha Womans University (yep, womans). Namdaemun Market is a