May 24, 2011

Jeju Island - Bali in Korea

Jeju Island or Cheju was located at Korea Strait Southwest of Jeollanam-do Province and Jeju City as it capital city. Jeju has subtropic area with warm air and rare snow fall during winter.

Why it's often called Bali in Korea? Because it has very beautiful scenery view, like in Bali.
Jeju has many tourist attraction, one of them is Halla Mountain ( 1950 ). Halla Mountain is the highest mountain in South Korea. Around Halla Mountain there are many blooming yellow flower. Very beautiful ! When it's summer, the mountain peak surrounded by a thin mist, and when it's winter it become white because of the snow.

Besides Halla Mountain, there are also Jungjum Beach that located in Jeju Jungjum Resort. The unique things from this beach besides the clear water is, the sands. The sands has many color variation there are, black, white and red.

May 22, 2011

Seoul Tower Locks of Love

When we go to Korea, it's not complete if we not go to Seoul Tower. Seoul Tower is located at Namsan Mountain, Central Seoul, South Korea. Seoul Tower was build at 1969. The fresh air, beautiful scenery especially at night, make this tower become a cool hangout place and very romantic especially for teens couple :D
This place also used as shooting location Boys Before Flower, famous film in

seoul tower

There are a uniqueness in this tower, there are many lock that mounted at it's fence. They also throw away the key so can't open the lock again. This lock was mounted by couple, and symbolized immortality their love. This tradition started approximately three or four year ago.

This tradition started by a lovers that inspired from similar things in Tokyo Tower and followed by celebrity couples Alex and Sinae who tied they knot in this Tower which aired by the show "We Got Married " make other couple increasingly do the same things.

May 21, 2011

Angry Birds in Real Life

Angry Birds, very popular game in the world. If you want to know more about the game, I already talk about it in my blog here.
Angry Birds, is it only in game or there are real bird in our life? Maybe many people curious about that, also me.. :DLink
When I'm browsing about angry birds, I found in tumblr that show angry birds in real life.. That's very funny I think ! Indeed it's not same but it's enough similar with angry birds in game.

I will show you the picture

This is the red one
angry bird in real life

May 8, 2011

Golden Pavilion

Kyoto is one city of Japan or also called sunrise country, is well known with a thousands temples. How can? Because everywhere we walk, we could find many temples there. One of the famous temple is Golden Pavilion or Kinkakuji.
Golden Pavilion is a Zen Buddhist Temple, located at Kitayama hills, northern Kyoto, japan. Like the name, the top two floor of Golden Pavilion are covered with gold. This temple is established around a large pond.
Golden Pavilion was built in 1394 by Yoshimitsu, the third Ashikaga shogun. This temple is not the original one, it was ever burned down numerous times includeing twice during the Onin War, a civil that destroyed much of Kyoto, and in 1950, it was set on fire by a fanatic monk, and rebuilt in 1955.

golden pavilion

Golden Pavilion consist of three floor. Every floor has it's own name.
The first floor called Ho-sui-in. This floor used as a meeting room. Then the second floor called Cho-on-do, used as worship room. And the last floor called Kukkyo-cho, used as break room.
This place is attract many people, beside from the architecture, also the history building. You only need to spend 400 yen for adult and 300 yen foe children to entry this temple.

May 7, 2011

Chocolate Hills

chocolate hills
If you go to Philippines,make sure you visit Chocolate Hills. Chocolate Hills is located at Bohol between Leyte and Cebu and belong to the Visayas Island Group.
Why the name is Chocolate Hills? Is it because consist of many yummy chocolate and mound shape? When I hear the name, I think like that.. lol :9

The Chocolate Hills name is from the color of the hills when it summer. When summer, hills that previously have green color because of the grass, become chocolate because sun burned it out. That's why it's called Chocolate Hills.

Chocolate Hills consists of many mound that always covered with grass. This Chocolate Hills are around 30 meeter high. Local government assign Chocolate Hills as the main attractions in Philippines. Many tourist come here every day to enjoy the natural wonder.