South Korea

Ejected from Meerkat and Friends

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Cat cafes are nothing new in Tokyo and have existed since at least the turn of the century. We’ve visited a couple of them. The concept has also grown popular in a number of other large East Asian cities. In terms of uniqueness as a business model, it’s possible that cat cafes have become a […]

South Korea

Seoul: In 3 Hours

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*Full South Korea gallery below* Forget about a sample 1 day itinerary‚Ķ. we only had the morning to get a taste of Seoul before heading back to the airport. We stayed at “Toyoko Inn” in Dongdaemun (The same Japanese hotel chain we stayed at in Tokyo), which was very conveniently located. The requisite Toyoko Inn […]

South Korea

The Bus Through Hell

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We were prepared for Korea to be cold….. like, freezing cold. As the the cabin pressure on the Korean Air flight from Tokyo to Seoul started to change at the start of our descent, I could see as much when the landscape started to come into view. Snow-capped hills, windswept rocky terrain, empty golf courses […]