Matsuyama Castle – Japan’s Best Castle

Matsuyama Castle was voted as Japan’s 2nd best castle by Trip Advisor in 2014 and my recent visit confirms that its still awesome!  I flew into Matsuyama to meet my college buddy Andrew who’s been teaching in Japan for the last 4 years.  Matsuyama boasts to be the oldest original castle in Japan with original construction Read More …

Night Tours at Korean Royal Palaces

***I’ve been getting questions about ticket reservations. Both times I went without reserving tickets ahead of time. One time we arrived at 715 the other 8pm and we got in without any issue. Contact me or comment below if you get in or have any other info*** Visit Korean Palaces at Night The Korean Royal Read More …

My first Korean Palace

It was a lazy Sunday.  We had gone out the night before and I was content spending most of the day doing laundry and lazing around my apartment.  Then I got an invite to join Sara, Sejun and her visitors at the royal palace.  I rearranged my busy schedule of folding laundry and eating ramen and hopped on Read More …