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Part 2 - Gwacheon National Science Museum, Indoor Exhibits (The Aerospace and the Natural History Hall)

The second level of the Advance Science and Technology Hall is about the aerospace.  It exhibits about the nano world, the astronaut training and living in space, the aircraft pilot training and flight control.At the entrance, we were hailed by this...
by mountains&beyond on Jan 26, 2015

Part 3 - Gwacheon National Science Museum, Outdoor Exhibits

The Gwacheon National Science Museum also has outdoor exhibitions.  At the center is the Planetarium in a beautiful white dome, just a few steps from the main museum’s back door. the Planetariumread more »...
by mountains&beyond on Jan 26, 2015

Part 1 - Gwacheon National Science Museum, Indoor Exhibits (Advanced Science Hall_1st Floor)

We woke up with a flurry and the sight of it hasted my kiddos.  After breakfast, they were downstairs enjoying the snowfall.  I yearned in silence for a great day ahead.The kiddos saw last night a poster at the train station about Seoul Grand Park,...
by mountains&beyond on Jan 25, 2015

The National Folk Museum

Towards the rear of Gyeongbokgung Palace, we saw a gate leading to another building.  We followed the trample unaware of what’s in store ahead until we entered an entrance with marker “free admission” to museum.read more »...
by mountains&beyond on Jan 21, 2015

The National Folk Museum

Towards the rear of Gyeongbokgung Palace, we saw a gate leading to another building.  We followed the trample unaware of what’s in store ahead until we entered an entrance with marker “free admission” to museum.read more »...
by mountains&beyond on Jan 21, 2015

The National Palace Museum

On our 3rd day, we sat off for our Seoul city tour.  The first on our IT is the National Palace Museum or the museum of the Joseon Dynasty.  Like the other facilities in Seoul, the museum offers strollers/wheelchairs as needed and it has wide hallw...
by mountains&beyond on Jan 5, 2015

The Gyeongbokgung Palace

Next on our palace tour is the Gyeongbokgung Palace and the earlier National Palace Museum is situated within the Gyeongbokgung in Sejong-ro. Its writings say:It was in 1395, three years after the Joseon Dynasty was founded by Yi Seong-gye, when the...
by mountains&beyond on Jan 5, 2015

Top 10 Must Visit Places in South Africa

"Hi, I have recently moved to Johannesburg and will be here for couple of years. Would it be possible for you to share the top 10 must visit places in SA with me. Thanks in advance!" When I recently got this question from a future expat,...
by Joburg Expat on Dec 15, 2014

Snow Slide at Suwon Worldcup Stadium

We planned to rise early to make most of the day but the weather and the time difference took a sluggish shot.  Their belief that the male are the kings and should therefore not do household chores or even assist to the kids needs was a major drawba...
by mountains&beyond on Oct 31, 2014

A Hike to Suwon Hwaseong Fortress

We arrived at Suwon, our residence for 4 nights, a little after 11am.  Hubby was able to grab a raspberry roll for our birthday girl.  After lunch and a simple celebration, we rested for awhile before we started the stroll.  It was 4pm when everyo...
by mountains&beyond on Oct 30, 2014

SOUTH KOREA TRIP WITH THE KIDS

This was supposedly a Manila–Kuala Lumpur–South Korea post Christmas holiday trip but due to the visa delay, even the KL trip was cancelled.  Confident that I won’t have visa issues as I have visited South Korea before plus the guarantee and a...
by mountains&beyond on Oct 24, 2014

The Best Baton Rouge Itinerary

  How great would it be To be invited to experience your home town through a fresh, visitors lens? Oh wait! I was invited to visit Baton Rouge as a guest! A tourist. A traveler. An explorer. I had the rare opportunity of seeing home from a dif...
by The Traveluster on Oct 23, 2014

Summer vacation and gambling on Ericiera

We pretty much picked our summer holiday destination out of a hat. Sure, we’d narrowed it down to Portugal, but that was about it. Jacobo thinks he saw Ericeira on some list of best villages around the world, and with that (and minimal interne...
by La Tortuga Viajera on Oct 1, 2014

Good News: It's All Done Online! Bad News: They Were Offline.

I recently came across this line in a reader comment: Good news: You no longer need to fill in a form. It's all done online! Bad news: they were offline. We were talking about the new South African travel guidelines which now require parents trave...
by Joburg Expat on Sep 21, 2014

Saving sea turtles in Bali’s party town

If there’s one thing I’ve always wanted to do, it’s help release baby turtles into the sea. Thanks to a tip from a family we met in Ubud in Bali a couple of weeks ago, I was able to tick it off my bucket list. The location: Kuta Bea...
by 21st Century Mummy on Sep 6, 2014

Back on the travel bandwagon

I know, I know — I’ve totally fallen off the radar these last months. But, seriously, the baby. As I mentioned in my last post, motherhood is, well, INTENSE. I mean, let’s be honest, I’m lucky if I remember deodorant on a daily basis, so maki...
by La Tortuga Viajera on Aug 18, 2014

Help LMC start to fulfil her travel dreams

Little Miss C has a bit of an obsession with travel right now. Mr C and I went to Paris recently and she also had a rather dragged out trip to Gatwick airport to pick her daddy up after he went to The Netherlands for a wedding recently. Add to that t...
by Being Mrs C on Aug 1, 2014

Family adventures in an Australian Holiday Park

  My kids are at the age when they love the idea of camping – not that they’ve ever been. It’s not exactly set up for family camping in Singapore. Unfortunately for them, I like having a proper bed to sleep on, somewhere to plug in...
by 21st Century Mummy on Jul 29, 2014

Travel in Namibia

You may remember that our family made an almost epic road trip through Namibia in August of 2012. It was meant to be the last hurrah of our African adventure. Just weeks earlier we had found out we'd be moving back to the U.S. by the end of that year...
by Joburg Expat on May 26, 2014

Guide to Traveling to India with kids

India with its diverse colors, smells, languages and peoples is an extravagant experience for anyone. But it can be a little too overwhelming if you are traveling with children, so a few preparations made in advance will stand you in good stead. Here...
by Tour Plan To India on Apr 29, 2014


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