Drepung – Monastery of Collecting Rice
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Drepung – Monastery of Collecting Rice

Potala Palace – Tombs of Past Dalai Lamas
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Potala Palace – Tombs of Past Dalai Lamas

The day started with horrible breakfast prepared by the hotel. It was so bad that most…

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Jokhang – Tibet’s First Buddhist Temple
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Jokhang – Tibet’s First Buddhist Temple

Norbulingka – Summer Palace of Dalai Lamas
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Norbulingka – Summer Palace of Dalai Lamas

Shortly after The Potala Palace, our tour group made way to Norbulingka Park, garden to the Summer Palace of the…

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Acclimatization on the Tibetan Plateau
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Acclimatization on the Tibetan Plateau

Surviving Altitude Sickness at Tibet
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Surviving Altitude Sickness at Tibet

For many people, Tibet is a mysterious and exotic destination at the end of the…

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Itaewon – Unexpected Treasures
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Itaewon – Unexpected Treasures

Have explored almost all of Seoul over the last few days, Itaewon is the most exotic place…

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Jongmyo Shrine – Final Rest of Joseon Royalties
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Jongmyo Shrine – Final Rest of Joseon Royalties

Changdeokgung – Joseon Tribute to Nature
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Changdeokgung – Joseon Tribute to Nature

My plan was to visit Jongmyo early in the morning before moving onto Changdeokgung (Palace) since it…

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Reminiscence of Joseon Empire
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Reminiscence of Joseon Empire

Having done almost everything that modern day Seoul can offer, I reasoned it will be great…

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Namdaemun Market – Home to Korean Aunties
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Namdaemun Market – Home to Korean Aunties

I am so freaking hungry from my morning hike up Nam-san that my first priority…

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Samcheong-dong: An Unwilling Artsy Detour
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Samcheong-dong: An Unwilling Artsy Detour

Both Changdeokgung Palace and Jongmyo Shrine were amazing but that was the max that I would dedicate…

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