Minuses I cannot think of any real minuses, to be honest. Just a few recommendations: Eating: Don’t go out for dinner too late outside of the capital. When you go later than 7.30 pm, you’re really pushing it. I have seen people being turned away because the kitchen finished all the food. Also, dining alone … More 59 – Korea (conclusion)
October 1-2 There is a reason to put these two days in a single entry. You’ll see. After the morning visit to Yangdong village and last lunch with Noelia, I continue to Tongyeong on a bus. I learned about the existence of the place from a young Korean man I had met in Krasnoyarsk, and … More 58 – Once Upon a Time in the East
Don’t worry, it’s not a curse. It’s just “hello”. Korean is a language isolate, meaning that it isn’t related to any other language. Now, I try to learn how to say hello and thank you in the language of every country I go, so that I don’t look rude when walking into places and greeting … More 57 – Annyeonghaseyoo!
September 22 Morning flight with Cathay Pacific is a rare delight. The flight attendants are super nice and keep giving me booze. I reach my airbnb close to Mapu-Go world cup stadium easily on public transport and meet my host Eunyoung, who happens to be hosting an all-girls party the very same night (and I … More 56 – All Calm on the Northern Front (as yet)