The last time I went to Incheon, I only went to Chinatown. I wanted to go to Songdo Central Park the last time but it’s a good 1.5 hours or so journey from Chinatown so I dropped the idea. So on this recent trip to Seoul, I made time specifically to go to Songdo Central Park in Incheon. And it was really worth the day … Continue reading Day Trip to Songdo Central Park, Incheon
It’s that time of the year again! The fourth edition of Project: Aloft Star is now on and taking all your submissions of original songs at projectaloftstar.mtvasia.com for a chance to win a mentorship by MTV and Believe Distribution Services, a Believe Distribution Services deal for marketing and distribution, and US$10,000 to fund your music journey. This year, Project: Aloft Star is taking entries from … Continue reading Project: Aloft Star Amplified by MTV 2017 — Taking Submissions Now!
On this recent trip to Seoul, I went to the newly opened SUM Market and Café owned and by SM Entertainment as they diversify their business interests. So here’s the answer to the question that many people are asking: it’s very easy to get to SUM Market and café. Take the Subway to Cheongdam Station on Line 7, Exit 6. You can see it right there once you … Continue reading How To Get To SM Entertainment’s SUM Market and Celebrity SUM Café
The Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ Aloft® brand has launched Asia Pacific’s third Project Aloft Star, amplified by MTV. This year’s edition of the music talent discovery competition is expanding the competition to include Taiwan and South Korea. Amplified by the collaboration with global youth brand MTV and Aloft, the competition will identify and support the hottest emerging music acts throughout nine markets, namely China, Hong … Continue reading Project: Aloft Star Amplified by MTV 2016 is Back and It’s Bigger and Better!
After being in Seoul for about a week, I finally got the opportunity to stop and blog. I was thinking that I would be able to take a break from work to get some writing done but I was so wrong. It has been nothing but eventful in Seoul to keep me from getting any writing done. LOL. The next day after I arrived in … Continue reading Seoul Adventure: Filming for Arirang’s Tour vs Tour (TV Show)
The people at MasterChef Asia are looking for amateur/home-cooks to audition for a spot on the first ever Asian version of MasterChef Asia! This casting call is open to anyone who is 18 years old and above on 1 March 2015 and legally residing in Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, India, Vietnam, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea, Myanmar, Brunei, Cambodia or Laos. Please … Continue reading CASTING CALL: MasterChef Asia 2015!
Some of you might know what I was in a relatively minor car accident when I was on holidays in Seoul/Jeju Island about 3 weeks ago. I thought it was a minor accident because we’re just shaken up by the bump and no blood was spilled by anyone. And it turns out that I had completely trivialised the entire thing so I’m writing this up so you guys … Continue reading What I Should Have Done After a Car Accident While Overseas
I’ve been trying to visit the DMZ (Demilitarised Zone) and Panmunjom, Joint Security Area (JSA) for a few times now and on my previous trips to Seoul, my reservations got cancelled because of one reason or another due to some military/North Korean activity. I took the full day tour where I visited Imjingak, the 3rd Tunnel and the JSA/Panmunjom. It was 130,000 won per person. I … Continue reading Seoul Adventure: DMZ, 3rd Tunnel, Panmunjom and Joint Security Area
So I’m back in Seoul for a holiday. 🙂 I’m becoming such a frequent visitor of this place that I should perhaps get a frequent entry pass or something. Hahaha. Anyway, this time around, my friend suggested that we check out a cat café when we’re here. Initially, I was like, “What is a cat café?” So I found out that a cat café is … Continue reading Seoul Adventure: Cat Cafe
LOL. Yes, you read the entry title right. If you didn’t know, I went to Seoul in November 2012 and I managed to go to one of the drama filming locations for Lord of the Drama to get a very good glimpse of one of my most favourite members in Super Junior, Choi Siwon. So I started to watch Lord of the Drama recently coz … Continue reading My “Korean Drama Debut” on Korean TV in “Lord of the Drama”