Archive for the ‘travel’ Category

Toiletries

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

I used to work for a consulting company, that meant lots of traveling. I accumulated lots of travel points and gained status. It also meant lots and lots of travel toiletries! FREE toiletries. I like free stuff. This is not exclusive to asians. I can't help it. I'm compelled to ...

korea – day 11 – final day in korea

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

over a year after the last post. this concludes the korea trip recount.  it has been nearly 2 years since we've gone to korea.  if we ever make it back to korea, i wonder how long those posts will take me. our last day in korea was bittersweet. i was looking ...

korea – day 10 – Gumi, Kimcheon, and NamDaeMoon

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

As I mentioned in the previous korea post, I MUST FINISH THIS. After the trip to GyeongJu, we spent the night at my uncle's home in Gumi. image removed It's a small and modest house in what most of us would consider a very rural area. this is where my dad's family's land ...

korea – day 9 – GyeongJu

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

i am embarassed, but i MUST complete this series. day9 of our korea trip was a trip to GyeongJu.  Joseph had read in the travel books about this place as the place to go to see Cherry Blossoms in korea. I briefly mentioned it to my uncle and next thing you ...

ninja rollercoaster…bull fighter rollercoaster?

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

so today we were at 6 flags. great day for an amusement park. one of the rides was called "the ninja". the coaster was ok, the park definitely had some better ones. but the line was nice and short. but the best part of the ride was when the "host"/operator kept ...

wifi on chinatown bus

Saturday, May 24th, 2008

i dunno what's going on. the world has turned upside down. the chinatown bus now has free wifi. it's not blazing fast, but i'll take it! on the websites it said there was free wifi. i was skeptical. shady chinese folks trying to lure people away from using the bolt bus ...

korea – day 8 – DMZ and War Memorial

Friday, May 2nd, 2008

sorry for the lateness. i've just been lazy. these posts take a lot of effort (cos they're wordy) and planning (because i don't want to inundate you with too many pictures) image removed joseph and i started planning the trip to the dmz before we left for korea. at first i was ...

korea – day7 – LotteWorld

Sunday, April 13th, 2008

as i noted in the previous post, we took my cousin's kids to Lotte World. first let me explain what Lotte World is. it's an amusement park inside and extremely large mall. (the mall of america also has some "theme parks" but I've never been, so i don't know what ...

korea – day6 – Church, Fried Chicken, and COEX

Saturday, April 12th, 2008

i'm even farther behind since the last day and half or so we've been on a plane. we're back in nyc now, so i'll be finishing up the blogging from here. since sat nite, triplet #1 and #2 spent the nite at my aunts, we went to church with my cousin ...

korea – day4 – secret garden, seoul tower, street market

Sunday, April 6th, 2008

so in my attempt to show joseph around seoul finally, i wanted to take him to the street market. that morning at breakfast i was thoroughly reprimanded by my aunt, uncle and cousin who demanded that i take him to see more things. so instead of just showing him things ...