[Seoul] ~ Myeongdong Shopping and NANTA

Keep a map ready but find happiness in getting lost. Some places you find, some places you don’t. You’ll be surprised how amidst it all, you had a great day. – 03.22.13


20130327_180031-smallA few stations away from Anguk (where Bukchon Village is near) is Myeongdong – known as a mecca for shoppers. As for me, I planned to go there to buy a KPop item for a friend as well as watch this show Cookin’ NANTA which I was originally supposed to watch in Hongdae but due to some unforeseen circumstance had to be moved here.

I honestly could not remember whether I was there a few years back when I first went to Seoul but what I immediately noticed was the lively and busy feel of the place. It was simply a place where many of your senses are going to work – let your eyes feast on the many items being sold in many stores and stalls, listen to ‘sets you in a happy mood’ music from the stores themselves and  let your nose enjoy the smell of various street food.


Myeongdong on a Friday afternoon. (On my next post, I shall post a busier Myeongdong on a weekend).

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Yet another blog.

20130325_142639Admittedly a victim of proliferation of many social networking, photo sharing and blogging sites, I am present in so many sites since I discovered the Internet. So why again this blog?

Coming from my first ever trip for leisure, I just realized what kind of traveller I am. That is, how I make plans and simply just break them. For from this kick-off I have learned that the greatest beauty in travel is letting yourself be immersed in a strange place and while setting plans and to-do’s are good, detours are always an option and there is much more joy in getting lost than finding relief in being where you expected to be.

This blog shall then be an attempt to share with you my personal wanders in almost any place where the constant question is: 

Here's to share my snapshots and stories as you create your own.

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