Transportation to and around Kyoto

One of the perks of being in Seoul is that there are many opportunities to travel, and because the city is so big, there are also many options for playing to other countries in Asia. With this knowledge, I wanted to take a trip to Japan, and with an upcoming holiday, I saw the perfect […]

Sightseeing in Kyoto

Kyoto does not have a shortage of unique historical or UNESCO sites, and deciding which places to go can be a bit daunting. I was pleasantly surprised by how many sites I actually got to see in Kyoto in the three days I was there. Kyoto is so interesting in that historical sites are often […]

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 […]

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 […]