• Asia,  Travel

    South Korea

      After our trip to Japan, we stopped in South Korea for a few days. South Korea had a very different feel from Japan, so it was interesting to see the contrast. Seoul felt very commercial, especially compared to cities in Japan. There are huge malls everywhere, and many of the sites people recommend seeing are newly built shopping and business centers. The subway system is easy to navigate and filled with people at all times. But, there are still South Korean markets and palaces to see. The two palaces we went to see were Gyongbokgun and Changdeokgung. Both are gorgeous and historical, but to be frank, we were fairly…