I’m trying to get Instagram to learn about my love for art exhibits and so far it has shown me the Minions Exhibit and the Alphonse Mucha Exhibit which I will write about in the next post. The other art exhibits that IG is showing me are in faraway cities that require weekend trips so maybe I’ll end up going to them at some point. Anyway, this Minions Exhibit was exactly like I imagined and expected and it was adorable.
After coming back home from the palace, I did a simple search for the “trendy” neighborhoods in Seoul and this was one that popped up. I watched a few videos and then I had a plan for Sunday.
So, it was Lunar New Year and I couldn’t just spend it alone at home watching Netflix. Why not spend it alone at one of the largest ancient palaces in Seoul? Empty subway cars are one of my favorite things about staying in Seoul during a holiday. I was able to sit down! Of course the palace itself was packed since many other foreigners (and Koreans) had the same idea as me.
You know something is popular when you see all the instagram ads for it. Or all the tours ads on Facebook inviting you to join. Well, my curiosity was piqued. It peaked? What is this ‘Pink Muhly’ all over my social media apps??
Summer in Seoul was dreadful. It was hot and sticky and I was sweating nonstop. This made me not want to leave the haven of my apartment where I had the AC on all day. But alas, it was summer vacation and I had one week to try to do something. Emphasis on try because leaving my apartment was torture.
I managed to go Incheon for a day. The train ride is a little over an hour and you bet I found all the air vents in the subway stations while waiting for it to come. I had the misfortune of sitting between three older people who had horrible breath and were constantly talking to each other and I moved to different car to escape from them.