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  sylistic - March - 22 - 2014 - Add Comments

The surreal remains of a steam locomotive train derailed at Imjingak station of Gyeongui Line is a heart-nerving sight for many. Known for its purposed transportation during the period of Korean War, the locomotive train was shot more than 1,200 holes and preserved as a national heritage today. The track towards North As local folk song tuned to the mood, a patch of far-away snow sight laid in front of Read More…

  sylistic - February - 19 - 2014 - Add Comments

All photos by SONY NEX-5T The boutique Hotel Karashy is a new property in Sadang area, one of the bustling areas in the Seoul city. Just a 5 minutes walk from the subway and doorstep to food and shopping, the hotel Karashy is for the trendy and chic travellers who desires leisure than business. Bold: the word highlighted throughout the hotel with black emphasised across the rooms and a lobby Read More…

  sylistic - February - 15 - 2014 - Add Comments

Pictures shot by NEX-5T. The new hotel in historical slow-paced insadong, ibis Ambassador Seoul Insadong is just mins walk from the subway and away from the bustling traffic that no one desires. The usual concept of ibis is budget, however the first stay here completely changes my perception. The high standards set by its parent company Accorhotels raise the bar of its promised simple concept stay – an indoor onsen Read More…

  sylistic - August - 5 - 2012 - Add Comments

Well-known for kimchii and pop-stars that drive both genders crazy, snow-skii is also a main highlight for holiday-goers flocking to snow-capped highland areas. Hosting 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, we traveled almost 2 hours from Seoul to where international global brands sat on this blissful snowy land. At the backyard of our 5 star hotel property, it was an amazing sight with adventurous skii activities gripping onto the fine snow and Read More…

  sylistic - July - 15 - 2012 - 2 Comments

When in Korea, one will not forget about the korean dramas that they recently caught on TV and of course, the idols that have acted out in the drama series. Well, if Da Chang Jing sounds familiar to you, then you’ll be fascinated by this: Our Site-visit to the filming sites! Traveling in style on-board the Korea Railroad with our KR Pass, we made a swift stop at Suwon, which Read More…

  sylistic - April - 8 - 2012 - Add Comments

Flipping through a local destination catalogue at the Suwon Tourist Centre, something shiny just caught my attention. I went forward and approached an english speaking customer officer on the directions to get to this place. She looked and then exchanged some korean conversation which makes no sense to me and replied that this place is too far away from Suwon – an hour ride away and you’ll have to change Read More…

  sylistic - March - 17 - 2012 - Add Comments

When in Seoul, you won’t be disappointed with the countless shopping districts that might cause your wallet to burst and… maybe your bag too for not being able to hold the weight of your jalan jalan. There’s preferably shopping districts at almost every city stops in Seoul along the subway line that is walking distance from each other and if you’re tired, you do not have to return to the Read More…

  sylistic - February - 21 - 2012 - 1 Comment

Staying in the Haeundae District at Sunset Hauendae Business Hotel leads us to close proximity to Haeundae top attractions such as Busan Aquarium, Hauendae Beach, Busan Hot Spring and Haeundae Fish Market. Getting to the central areas from the Haeundae District will take you at least 2 subway transits and about 45 mins to reach the biggest fish market as well as Busan Station where you can hop conveniently to Read More…

  sylistic - February - 10 - 2012 - Add Comments

Go on a tour of Provista Hotel Seoul situated in Gangnam on VIDEO! Situated a stop away from the Gangnam station which is a popular bustling shopping district in Seoul, Provista Hotel Seoul is a hidden gem located a breeze away from the subway station and surrounded with plenty of eateries in the neighborhood. Glimmering under the lights once we crossed a road from the subway, we soon find ourselves Read More…