Jejudo. M. and I had visions of a small, sun kissed ‘island’ where we could relax, kick back and enjoy – after all it’s South Korea’s number one honeymoon spot.
After reading about the various marvels of nature on this volcanic island, I romanticised about exploring them on foot during the day while spending the evening on a beach (Margarita in hand…) listening to the waves lapping up against Jejudo’s shores. If Jejudo was like Fogo – the Cape Verdian volcanic island whose wild beauty will draw in even the most cynical of tourists – then we were in for a treat. Continue reading
We arrived in South Korea just a few weeks before Buddha’s birthday. At the time I did chide myself for not having timed our visit better. But every cloud has a silver lining and ours came in the form of an impromptu bus trip to the mountain temple town of Heinsa. Continue reading
So instead let me tell you about the Museum called “Love Land” that M. and I visited on the island of Jeju, in South Korea. Continue reading
A blog post from Chickstravelflicks has been featured on Bootsnall!
Hands up if you own a copy of “1000 places to see before you die”? Since it’s a bit difficult to type with one hand, I’ll put mine down. (And yes, I even owned the desk calendar, which displays pictures, daily, of exotic destinations that beckon you devilishly as you try and concentrate on work.) Continue reading
Never a truer word spoken. (Thank you Arthur Schopenhauer!) Here’s a selection of some of my favourite faces from Cape Verde, India and South Korea.
This post also marks the launch of my smugmug website Chickstravelpics. Yes, you guessed it, it’s a photo site. It’s still a work in progress but we’re getting there… slowly. If you want a lovely slide show of the photos below, click here!
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The next time you visit Switzerland and decide to eat out, order a coca cola with a steak. I guarantee the following: the waiter will 1) clear his throat 2) repeat the words “coca cola” in a manner that would make any Sesame Street character proud 3) proceed to write down the words, extra carefully, with a smirk on his face 4) place the offensive beverage by your plate with unnecessary ceremony. Okay, so maybe I exaggerate a little – but just a little. Continue reading