Travel Guide: Easy 5-Day Itinerary in Seoul, Korea

It was my second time visiting Seoul so some of the major tourist attractions like Gyeongbokgung Palace and Bukchon...

Useful Travel Tips for Getting Around Japan on a Budget

We all know how expensive Japan can be, but there is a way to get around it. A trip to...

The Best Japanese Hot Spring Theme Park in Tokyo

Since I decided to have a Tokyo-focused itinerary during my first visit to Japan, my options for onsens or natural...

The Free Hanbok Experience in Myeongdong, Seoul

Seoul Global Cultural Center has a special opportunity for foreign visitors to try on the Hanbok and take souvenir...

Tips to Increase Your Chances on Getting Approved a Korean Visa

I am not a professional visa consultant. I am only sharing my knowledge of what I know about Korean visa...
Korea, Seoul, Travel
Travel Guide: Easy 5-Day Itinerary in Seoul, Korea
Japan, Travel
Useful Travel Tips for Getting Around Japan on a Budget
Japan, Tokyo, Travel
The Best Japanese Hot Spring Theme Park in Tokyo
Korea, Seoul, Travel
The Free Hanbok Experience in Myeongdong, Seoul
Korea, Visa Applications
Tips to Increase Your Chances on Getting Approved a Korean Visa

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I have a serious case of wanderlust and this blog is my love child. My goal is to prove that one can escape the confines while working a corporate 9-to-5. Being a full-time employee doesn't mean you can't travel, right? ;)

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Seoul Travel Guide: Myeongdong Shopping Street

Myeongdong is one of Seoul’s main shopping and tourism districts. It’s also one of the best (and not to mention, busiest) places to buy clothes, makeup and cosmetics. Prepare your wallets ladies and gents, because a trip to Seoul is incomplete without shopping and trying the food in this part of town. Here’s what…

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It’s my blogiversary you guys! I can’t believe that it has been one year since I decided to make my move from Blogger to WordPress and launch Escape The Confines to share my love of travel. In celebration of this one year milestone of blogging as an official-ish travel blogger, I…

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Seoul Travel Guide: Myeongdong Shopping Street

Myeongdong is one of Seoul’s main shopping and tourism districts. It’s also one of the best (and not to mention, busiest) places to buy clothes, makeup and cosmetics. Prepare your wallets...

The Free Hanbok Experience in Myeongdong, Seoul

Seoul Global Cultural Center has a special opportunity for foreign visitors to try on the Hanbok and take souvenir photographs at no cost. While many offer this experience, only...