Planning the Korea Trip

Posted on 25-05-2013 | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
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LOL Screenshot of our Planning Powerpoint ~ title page by Calene

The only interesting thing in my life right now is the upcoming trip to Korea, so I’m going to talk about the top places I want to go after endless hours of research and stalking travel blogs, Korean makeup blogs like Koyuki Palace and this amazing website called Cute in Korea which is a goldmine of everything I’m interested when we go.

We’re going to Korea in July, or the end of June, for two weeks.  My friends and I, that is- Bryan, Calene, Brandon, David, Pulu (LOL mad?), Nelson & Jess.  Unfortunately Mikey isn’t coming along since he had a solo trip earlier in the year but yeahhh.   It’s actually my very first trip overseas which makes it incredibly exciting.  A lot of people are like “ARE YOU SERIOUS, YOU’VE NEVER BEEN OVERSEAS BEFORE??” and I just meekly reply “yep.” LOL.

My parent’s have never been interested in traveling.  Or even if they are, they always say they’d rather save money here than go for a trip or something.  I’ve never been to my place of origin, Vietnam, because I was born here and my parents don’t really want to go since they left during the war times as refugees.  Anyway, although they have never been overseas since they came to Australia, I’ve always been interested in traveling.  When I hear people talk about the beautiful places they’ve been I’m intrigued and curious.  So of course, since this is my first trip overseas and I’m a massive planner by nature, I’ve been obsessed with planning the trip along with my friends.  Today I’m going to be talking about the places I particularly want to see.

1.  Myeongdong

As you all know I’m a sucker for makeup and with the plethora of Korean branded makeup available, it’s hard not to fall for the girly colors, the endless bb cream options, the fancy packaging.  I’ll probably do a post on the makeup I’m looking to buy, but I’ll save that for another day.  Anyway, for those that don’t know, Myeongdong is an area in Korea known for it’s makeup stores and various shopping areas.  It’s practically an entire region of makeup stores.

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