4 Days in Tokyo

Kamari Koonce Day 1 -Thursday I enjoyed my time in Tokyo over the last week. The most stressful part about the first day was figuring out the complicated metro system. It is not like Korea where there is only one operator. Here there are many different company lines that run throughout the country. An app […]

Pre-Travel Diaries: Visiting Japan

Kamari Koonce Why Japan? Next month I will be visiting Japan for the first time. Before coming to South Korea, I had always wanted to visit Japan, but I didn’t plan for it to happen this year at all. Japan is a country that has managed to stay in power with few invasions over the […]

A Day in Nara, Japan

  If you are planning a trip to Osaka and Kyoto, consider adding a trip to Japan’s first permanent capital Nara (奈良)! Located less than an hour away from Kyoto and Osaka, Nara was the first permanent capital was in the year 710. In the present-day Nara, the city remains full of historic treasures, including […]

The Colours of Japan

  Photos by Kavi from Canada

Kyoto Excursion

One of the many benefits of living in Seoul is the proximity of many great travel destinations. There are multiple countries surrounding Seoul that can be reached in a mere few hours and are excellent for a long weekend or longer; just don’t skip class! I decided to take advantage of this opportunity for travel […]

Traveling Outside Korea… on a Budget

Travelling Outside Korea… on a Budget. When coming to Korea, I was not only looking forward to experiencing the culture here, but also going away on the weekends to see other countries. However, being a student, I don’t have unlimited funds to do this, so I had to ensure I has making the most of […]

Travelling to Osaka: Things to do (part 2)

Last week I introduced some tips on getting to Osaka, this week I’ll be introducing some spots to go check out in Osaka!   Umeda Sky Building First up, the Umeda Sky Building! One of the city’s most recognizable landmarks, the Umeda Sky Building is the world’s first linked twin skyscraper. The iconic landmark has […]

Travelling to Osaka: How to get there (part 1)

A Japanese friend of mine got married this weekend, so I took a 5 days 4 nights trip to Osaka! Here are some tips if you’re thinking of planning a trip to Osaka! Booking the Flight Several different airlines offer flights to Osaka, including Japan Airlines, Korean Air, Asiana Airlines and United Airlines. An important […]