Gift Idea for Kids: Augmented Reality Books

These days, smart is the new in. There are smartphones, smart TVs, smart refs, and even smart books! Smart Books Yes, smart books indeed! These actually look like normal books but provide an augmented reality through the use of a tablet or a smartphone. Just recently, I was given a chance to try out these […]

10 Fun Things to Do in Jeju Island

10 Fun Things to Do in Jeju Island

Jeju Island, the largest island off the coast of the Korean Peninsula, was created entirely from volcanic eruptions about 2 million years ago. Wow! Currently, it is among the 7 Wonders of Nature and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We had the opportunity to book a year-end trip there and it turned out to be […]

Hello Kitty Island in Jeju

Hello Kitty Island in Jeju

To cap off the wonderful year that was, we took a 4-day trip to Jeju Island in Korea to experience some winter wonderland. One of the stops in our tour was Hello Kitty Island Museum and Cafe. This was a real treat for many of the girls in our group. Though not a fan, I had quite […]

How to Apply for Korean Visa as a Family

Our family recently applied for a Korean Visa and thankfully, we were all granted one. Whew! The new and stricter requirements implemented early this month (March 2015) gave us quite a scare. I’ll detail here the steps and requirements for a typical family consisting of an employee, a housewife, and children. If the wife is employed, […]