Gyeonjgu - What an odd place (Day 25 - Day 27 by Chris) October 11th 2015 Sunday 11th October 2015
We arrived at the Express bus station early for our 3 hour journey South East to Gyeongju. The bus wasn't something I was particularly excited about as it was very cheap costing approx £12 return each so didn't hold many high expectations. Having said that, when we boarded we were more than pleasantly surprised. The Bus was set out like an airplane with j ... read more
Asia » South Korea » Gyeongsangbuk-do » Gyeongju Korea was an independent kingdom under Chinese suzerainty for most of the past millennium. Following its victory in the Russo-Japanese War in 1905, Japan occupied Korea; five years later it formally annexed the entire peninsula. After World War II, a... ... read more
Hello readers, we'll take this moment to introduce ourselves. We are Gemma, by day a fashion buyer and Chris a recruiter and live in London.
We've always loved the idea of packing up and flying off to explore the world but never quite found the right time or opportunity to do so. Luckily for Gemma the lovely ASOS were kind enough to give her an 8 month sabbatical to travel to all those places she's always wanted to see. Chris didn't take much convincing either, jumping at the chance to chuck in the daily commute, banish the suits to the back of the wardrobe and live out of a backpack for th... full info