Tag Archives: Photowalk

Photowalk: Ginza, Shinbashi, and Akihabara 3

I met up with my friend Esa (aka @esa_raditya) last Sunday for a short photo walk. We walked from Ginza then down to Shinbashi, and hopped onto the Yamanote Line to Akihabara, where I also met Fernando (aka @HelloNavi) for the first time. Also on that day, I met my photo and geek friends Jose […]






Korea — Day 3 Part 1: Deoksugung Palace & Namsangol Hanok Village 1

Day 3. Deoksugung, also known as Gyeongun-gung, Deoksugung Palace, or Deoksu Palace, is a walled compound of palaces that was inhabited by various Korean royalties until the Japanese occupation of Korea around the turn of the 20th century. — Wikipedia






Korea — Day 2 Part 3: Chungmuro Subway Station 2

This is the coolest station I’ve seen in Seoul Metro. It feels like you’re in a cave. Chungmuro Station is a station on the Seoul Subway Line 3 and Line 4. Both the Line 3 and 4 platforms are located in Chungmuro-4-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul. This station is named after the road under which it passes, […]






Korea — Day 2 Part 1: Seongnam Moran Market Comments Off on Korea — Day 2 Part 1: Seongnam Moran Market

2010 April 29th. I was planning to go to Gwangjang Market just in downtown Seoul, but I got a tip from someone working in the guest house (where I am staying), that the biggest market in Korea is taking place on this day. The market, which has over 1200 merchants coming from all over Korea, […]






Hanami 2010 4

Hanami is a Japanese tradition of enjoying the view of flowers especially the sakura or cherry blossoms during spring season. The word ‘hanami’ is almost synonymous to outdoor picnicking or partying. (Hanami was first used as a term analogous to cherry blossom viewing in the Heian era novel Tale of Genji. Whilst a wisteria viewing […]