Weekly Photo Challenge: Selfie

Oh, the controversial selfie.

Many despise the act, but a lot of people still do it. It has already become a part of popular culture, and yet I don’t even know who coined the term selfie. What’s wrong with using the proper term for it, which is selca?

Anyway, in my case, I have a confession to make: I just realized that I take a lot of selfies. (The horror!)

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Travel Anniversary: South Korea

Korea

I can’t believe it’s already been a year since our unforgettable trip to South Korea.

I don’t usually celebrate travel anniversaries, but South Korea has become very dear to me. I have said it a couple of times before and I will say it again, I felt at home in South Korea and I intend to go back someday.

It was such a fun experience, even the getting lost part. Traveling without a tour guide is very satisfying (plus, it does wonders to your budget).

If my boyfriend would finally agree to go with me, then I would be the happiest.

I will see you again, South Korea!

Weekly Photo Challenge: Foreign

 

This picture was taken last November in Seoul, along a walkway just behind Lotte World.

Living in a tropical country, we only have two seasons: summer and rainy.

That being said, the scenery above is foreign to me. Autumn leaves, trees with different colors. The mood is somehow gloomy, perhaps due to the chilly weather but for some reason, I like it.

I would really love to go back soon.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Merge

 

Gyeongbokgung Palace, November 2011

I chose this photo because it signifies a merger between culture and modernization, the old and the new.

This ancient palace is situated in the heart of Seoul, surrounded by new infrastructures and establishments. I like the fact that despite the progression of the city and the continuous modernization, the Koreans were able to preserve their majestic palaces, as well as the old houses and villages.

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