Unforgettable Wanderlust – Morocco

I wanna post my unforgettable wanderlust today.

That is Morocco!! Traveling to Morocco was my first trip of 2016 and is my first visit to Arab-africa.

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It was soooooooooooooo exciting experience I’ve ever had.

 

The most fun story is how I had bought the ticket to Marrakesh.

One night, I was drinking wine with friends, I had been so excited and logged into the Ryan air.
WTF, at that moment, that time had turned to next day – cuz it was midnight and it had just started promotion. So~ that’s why I flew to Monacco.

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It was January but the temperature was like spring. It was so much fun to stroll around the Medina. There are markets around the square, the merchants and people were so cheerful and talkative even though some beggars bothered me.

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The most amazing thing is the food in Morocco. Moroccan’s main side dish is made by chopped tomato, onion with seasoning. It matches everywhere – with bread, sausage, boiled aubergine.

AND YOU KNOW WHAT?
In Africa, there has only Africa-sold signature coca company’s soda named hawai.
It is a little similar with Fanta but it is worth to taste.

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My best food there was squeezed orange juice and corn.

From first day to third day what I did was just looking around the Medina and just eating and shopping.

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And I booked the desert tour. It took about 3 days and the cost is different relatively. Because the cost depends on who did the best deal.

The desert tour contains one night staying in desert with riding camel, touring around the primitive and so on. It was 3 days tour.

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In the desert, I saw the star. It was my first time to see the start like that clearly. In the city, it is hard to capture the constellation but in desert I could see them clearly.

Sleeping in the tent  was a little cold and harsh but when I rode a camel with sunrise, I could forget about the other day’s coldness.

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When you travel around Morocco, there are a lot of cats walking around the street.

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They were my best mate. haha 🙂

Before leaving Morocco, we took a train to Rabat which is capital city of politics.

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Not like Marrakesh there weren’t so many tourists like me who is asian. People were staring at me a lot. Anyway, it was fun days.

 

But anyway, next time if I visit Morocco, I want to go Casablanca.

And I can’t remember the name of town. There is a town painted with white colored wall. I wanna visit there too.

Anyway, I still miss Moroccan food and everything I could feel from there.

 

Until I visit Morocco, please stay beautiful :3

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Jeju Island Part 2 – 2017 AUGUST

My third day of comma(,) break came up~!

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This day was the most important day cuz finally I could try surfing and move to the hotel.

 

We ran into the beach where surf class is held.

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The class went on about 3hrs – from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Teachers were nice. They also run the guest house in Jeju. If I visit Jeju next time, I will stay at their place.

And also they said the water temperature is warm until December, suffers could enjoy the surfing almost 4 seasons in Jeju – But I think that is too much 🙂
Maybe it would be possible until November or October.

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The weather was kinda windy not like the day before so the beach was wavy. It was perfect weather for surfers. not that sunny and wavy sea with warm temperature.

I had sung for surfing for a long time. It was the time to make my dream come true.

But I am the beginner it was kinda tough to even stand up from the board.

After exposure to the sun for a long time, I got burned 🙂

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Finally, it’s like a summer now. Not tanned but burned 🙂

After surfing time, we checked in and took a rest.

The room was right next to the swimming pool. The balcony was stuck in right next to the swimming pool, we watched people and the sea with soju & Korean sushi.

After drinking soju and beers, my friend fell a sleep and I needed some more.

So I enjoyed ramen with sprite in the balcony.

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Next day we drove to the forest. Jeju island is made by volcano. So Jeju island has big volcanic mountain and is surrounded by sea. We enjoyed the seaside so we drove into the mountain.

We bought massive giant gimbaps. We bought 3 and we had to have it as breakfast, lunch and dinner… We were so arrogant to decide to buy 3 layers of giant gimbap.

It is impossible to express how big it is.

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But on the way to the forest… there was car accident on the way to the mountain…. I crashed our rent car.. the front bumper was smashed so we had to return our car right away…

I was shaking at that moment. I couldn’t help forgetting about the moment -car crashing moment.

But after few hours I was getting fine like normal days.

It was our last afternoon so We rent a bicycle and had bicycle tour around the hotel.

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We headed to Youngduam and tried abalone with beer.

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We also searched the nice café near our hotel.

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It was an enjoyable experience to stroll down the street by bicycle. We could see the view which we couldn’t see if we drove by car.

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In the night, we went to the bar in the old town. I couldn’t still forget about this place. The selection of their music was amazingly nice. It was much better than any other live jazz bar.

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This night was little chilly so it was nice to walk around the city but the city was too quiet after 10 p.m.  Last night still remains in my mind. Good music, nice people, nice wind.

 

This is all about my travel diary.

Hope to leave somewhere soon. Until that time, take care~ XOXO.

 

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P.S. Oh! If you are going to visit Jeju and need any information about my travel, comment below or email me 🙂

JEJU ISLAND Part 1 -2017 AUGUST

My new wanderlust is Jeju island.

I live in South Korea and probably as you know, territory of South Korea is like tiny little peanut.

This tiny little country has one of well-known islands with emerald-colored ocean named Jeju island.

Since I was young, I have visited this island for vacations and so on.

This time it was like summer comma(,) break for me. The reason why I call this trip as a comma(,) break is that this vacancy was too short to call  “long vacation” compared to other long vacations.

It was kind of comma(,) in the long line of busy life.

 

So~ then,

Let’s start about happy break.

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First, say “Hi” with my travel mate.

She is one of my GOOD friends. This is the first time to travel just two of us.

She must have tired because when I’m in travel I’m like crazy speed car.

I barely sleep and just keep thinking about fun stuff continuously.

For 5 days, she did really good. She stood my enthusiasm for travel very well.

From Seoul, we took a late afternoon flight.

From Seoul to Jeju, it costs around $100 for round trip – in summer season.
If it is not a high season it could be less than $50.
But it is worth to pay for high season flight ticket fee to see the summer of Jeju Island
cuz it has emerald-colored ocean and the water is warm to swim all day.

After renting our car, we drove to Guest house.

While we drove to the Guest house. We could enjoy the view of sunset by the sea.

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For 4 nights of the trip, we stayed 2 nights in the guest house and 2 nights in the hotel.

I chose not-a-good-mannered guest house this time. But it is always nice experience to meet other travelers at this place.

Next morning, we headed straight to Hyeopjae Beach.

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Can you see how transparent the water is??
It was soooooo grateful that I could see this view.

Right next to the beach, there are a lot of cafes on the seaside.
Before swimming time, we had a cup of coffee and took a photo.
This is the view from the terrace of cafe.
Isn’t it sooooo beautiful? uh?

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And then, now it’s swimming time~~

 

We borrowed this doughnut-shaped tube and ran into the water.

I really fall into this film camera filter lately

I bought Gudak app which is like real film camera. I could take just 24 shots like real film.
And I have to wait about 3 days to get this pictures like real film camera.

Tomorrow my first film would be uploaded on my album. It is so exciting.

 

After this drastic swimming session, we showered and headed to the central city.

We met our colleague who lives in Jeju.

We walked around the old town of Jeju.

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The old town was vintage kinda street filled with young people.

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How cool~

After this tough day, I went to bed right after coming back from the city cuz I had to be ready for the surf day!!!

Can’t wait to post my part 2 blog post.

See you soon.

Last days in Vietnam

It’s been a long day without my friend and I tell you all about it when I’m see you again….

It’s been really long time since I posted my last vietnam days.. and I missed few of the days of my trip because I was being lazy.

Last days when I haven’t posted my blog were individual tough schedule and filled with my laziness to my dear blog 😹


Anyway, here I am!

Where should I start from?
Ummm.. maybe from arriving resort station. My real start of vacation which means doing nothing 🤗

 

What I did in Hue is ..

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staying around the pool

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having breakfast

 

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staying around the pool again

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sometimes reading a book -still I’m reading this book haha..

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,sometimes walking around the resort

 

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,watching the sunset in the pool and having dinner in the restaurant situated right next to the pool

 

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and taking a bubble bath for good night

 

those were all I did in the resort.

After this break times..

I moved to Da Nang by this modern train.

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The rail straights through the shoreline. I could enjoy the nice view.

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After arriving in Da Nang, what I did was just eating nice food and shopping for my-self.
There has a oil named Cajuput which costs really cheaper than massage shop.

And this is what I ate in Da Nang.

 

There are so many restaurants recommended on the blog.

Just one thing I want to recommend!

 

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That is coconut jelly.

I found this place near the dragon bridge. Local people bought this while they drove down the street and this dessert shop was filled with local people. People who visits Da Nang should try this all!! It was my numero.1 recommended Vietnamese style dessert.

 

Anyway it’s been a long time since I visited Vietnam.

See you soon wherever in the world.

 

HUẾ, VIETNAM DAY 4 – 20th MAY

Today was my real start of vacation cuz I was going to the beach resort. Okay! Let’s talk about the resort later.

First I went on a tombs tour. I booked the tour when I arrived in Huế. It was about $10 including lunch buffet. In the morning, bus picked us up and took us to the three major tombs.

Tombs were huge and magnificent because those kings believed in the afterlife. So it felt like they built their afterlife palace.

And also this dynasty existed kinda mordern times so few of structures or styles affeted by french.

It was really hot day.

I sweated sweated 💦

The entrance of second tomb was really high and exotic.


But the last one was really massive than the other tombs. And the tour guide told me that the king almost lived in the tomb – tombs are kinda palace to them. He made a garden and pond on the tomb. It was really good place to write a poem – actually he did.


After this, we had a luch and I went to the beach resort 💙

My real vacation started.

The hotel sent me and my friend a taxi.

We took a taxi and headed to the beach resort which is 30min far from the Huế city.

And near the resort, there is nothing to look around or nice restaurant. Just local people live there. I wanted to look around the town by bicycle but I was busy with enjoying my vacation so I couldn’t.

When I arrived at resort. It was almost sunset time.

So I enjoyed the time that sun goes down with swimming in infinity pool.


The weather was not that good at first day cuz it was foggy and little rainy.

But it was nice to enjoy the water for me at least it didn’t rain fiercely.

Wow!! My real vacation is really about to start!! Let’s talk about it tomorrow!! XOXO 😘

Huế, Vietnam Day 3 – 19th May 2017

On the morning,

We took a sleeping bus and went to Huế.


Sleeping bus has unusual designed seat. It has 2layers and we had to come upstairs without ladder 😮

We were arranged 2 stairs so we had to come upstairs – we were too small to go up cuz we r just small girls just 1.6m…

 

It was extraordinary. For me it was kinda adventurous. But my friend has acrophobia, she had to fight with her fear on our 4hrs journey 😨

And finally we arrived in Huế.

Huế was the capital city of last Vietnamie’s dynasty.  It was nice historic city but I was disappointed by local peopl in Huế. They treated turists as just for money.

When we were about to arrive, some motorists dragged out carriages, took us to the hotel and asked too much money. They asked about $10 to us, it is about 5times more expensive than taxi price.

The reason why I was upsetting is their saing

oh, you guys are tourists just give some more money.”

EXCUSE ME?!?!? ARE U KIDDING??

While I am on a travel, the first impression of the city handles the image of the city and people. And they ruined my first impression. But I tried to make up my feeling. Later, it was getting fine after meeting nice people and food.

After checking in the hotel and unpacking our bagages, we headed straight to the royal palace.

Actually I was really disappointed about the attitude of Huế city towards the tourists. They charges too much money on the entrance ticket only for turists also. We bought 4route pass which is all passing entrance ticket of palace and tombs. It costs about $20 which is multiple times expensive than the normal market price in Vietnam. – okay 👌, also I admit that I am not that a real fan of historic sites.

But it was too much for us because they charges too much money on the entrance but they don’t take care of their historic sites also.

I heard they had been attacked by the enemy during the war. But the palace was remained being destroyed.

I was consistently disappointed..

I couldn’t help my mouth come out 😕


The shape of stairs and roof and the colorful decoration of the door…

If they treated their historic site well, it would have been beautiful and meaningful.

At the dinner time, I felt better! Cuz of the food ❤️

I am sooo in love with Vietnamie’s food.

It makes me feel better all the time.

And the huda is specific beer of Huế.

Those food are my specialty ❤️

Beer from Huế

Non-fried spring roll

And this is sugar cane juice. It was my first life time sugar cane juice and it was really good 👌

Anyway, I hope tomorrow will be better than today 🤞🏽

See you tomorrow ❤️