My Son Sanctuary

Does this remind you of someplace? You would be correct if you said it reminded you of Angkor Wat in Cambodia. Angkor Wat and My Son were built by the Cham people, whos vast empire, around the 4nd-13th century, once expanded the other parts of modern-day Cambodia and Vietnam. My Son Sanctuary is over anContinue reading “My Son Sanctuary”

Sights of Hanoi

If you are traveling to Hanoi, Viatnam any time soon then you must put these places on your bucket list. Your shure to have a fantastic time if you do! Hoa Lo Prison Relic Hoa Lo prison has been called many names; Maison Central by the French, Hanoi Hilton by the Americans, but for theContinue reading “Sights of Hanoi”

Mexico City Day 7 El Zocalo

Day 7 was my first day i spent mostly alone in Mexico City since K, whom I met at my hostel, went home, and Z went to Teotihuacán, where I had been the day before. I woke up early and made my way to El Zócalo and what is left of the ancient Aztec capital,Continue reading “Mexico City Day 7 El Zocalo”

Day 6 in Mexico City Teotihuacan and Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe

The next morning I woke up early to catch a Turibus, which was highly recommended by locals, to go to Teotihuacán and Basilica de Guadalupe. My friends I had met earlier in the week, Z and K, decided to hike the volcano nearby. I bought my ticket at the Zocalo and headed toward the ancientContinue reading “Day 6 in Mexico City Teotihuacan and Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe”

10 Things to do in Mexico City 

Mexico city is one of the largest cities in the world which is both magical and overwhelming for any traveler especialy a traveler like me who decides to di it solo. These are my top 10 things I did in Mexico City. Click on the links for more details of my travels to these placesContinue reading “10 Things to do in Mexico City “

Day 3 in Mexico City

Wins and Fails After an exciting night and another restless sleep, I was ready to go again the following day to see what the city had to offer. It was a good museum day with rain and heat in the forecast. So I headed down with several girls who were staying at my hostel, includingContinue reading “Day 3 in Mexico City”

Itaewon

Itaewon 이태원 is known for being the foreigner hang out attracting ex-pats and tourists alike. A place where many feel a little freer to dress, act, and talk like they would then in other areas in Korea. Walking around Itaewon, it is easy to see why this eclectic neighborhood is a safe haven for thoseContinue reading “Itaewon”

The Palaces of Korea

Out of all the different dynasties and kingdoms that ruled the Korean peninsula, the 8 palaces of the Joseon Dynasty are the most preserved and restored. The most famous of the palaces is Gyeongbokgung Palace 경복궁 and the place Complex that holds both Changgyeonggung Palace 창경궁 and Changdeokgung Palace 창덕궁  Gyeongbokgung Palace 경복궁 Gyeongbokgung PalaceContinue reading “The Palaces of Korea”

The National Museums of Korea in Seoul

If you don’t know this about me already, let me tell you I love museums, whether they are Art Museums or History museums they fill me with so much joy. I love learning new things about cultures, and I love when they challenge my ideals, making me think about the world. At times, they makeContinue reading “The National Museums of Korea in Seoul”

Jinju Lantern Festival

Tucked away in the south western corner of Gyeosangnam-do 경상남도 on the eastern side of South Korea. Jinju 진주 is a small city that has always been a center of life for the surrounding farming communities. Before it was a modern city it was a Fortress in the Jeosan Dynasty, the Silla Dynasty 신라 新羅Continue reading “Jinju Lantern Festival”