. Knowing the important alphabets can be integral in understanding beauty terms in Korea. In fact, for some reason, many physical profiles reduced to an alphabet code. There’s “S-lines, V-lines, B-lines, M-lines, X-lines, D-lines, O-lines, etc…”.
Do you have a penchant for attracting certain situations or people when you travel? Travel can bring unusual patterns, synchronicity and personal discoveries. The fact we’re often far from home, just makes them more prominent. For instance, I’m a film set magnet. In the U.S., I have a knack for stumbling upon film sets… frequently […]
Ever wondered what you’d look like with anime baby doll eyes or if you had airbrushed and flawless cover girl skin?
When I was living in Korea, I’d pass by joints crammed with photo booths, filled with young girls in their teens to twenties. I used to wonder… what was the attraction to those booths.
When you’re backpacking solo, it’s easy to let your feminine wiles go to pot. I’ve given in to regimen of cold water baths (due to a lack of hot water), hoisted my pants up over my ankles for squat toilets, doused myself in a citron perfume of mosquito repellent and I’ve often dug the dirt out from under my nails with anything, well,… pointed.
So, I’ve promised some of you the inside tip on the best jjimjilbang in Seoul… After the disappointment of Seoul’s much hyped Dragon Hill Spa, I was reluctant to return for another night of overnight non-thrill on a hard wood floor. Fortunately, a friend offered me an alternative suggestion…
Why do Koreans get such luminous and flawless skin? For a country fixed on skin-deep aethestics, plastic surgeons, immaculate dress styles, pinpoint-fluffed hair and healthy diets, it stands to consistent logic that Koreans would know how to ‘create’ great looking skin.
On my return to Seoul, there was one “luxury” jjimjilbang I’d heard hype about. Dragon Hill Spa has been raved about by CNN.com, The New York Times and bloggers being one of the deluxe spas in Seoul, where celebrities frequent and TV broadcasts like Yoo Jae Suk’s show, Happy Together (I think), occasionally film. It was a spot I’d been dying to try.
There’s a secret to Morocco and I’m convinced it speaks through its spices! From scented oils, city-wide prayer calls and intricate Arabic/Berber craft work designs to maze-like streets bustling with the traffic of crowded souks and taxi-ing donkeys,..
The vibe in the Indo-Himalayan air of Dharamsala was electric.
Walking back from the Dalai Lama’s temple, a large crowd was gathered around a local shop. Cellphone cameras were out clicking, digital cameras flashing… people were jumping up up to tip-toes to get a better view.
Could it be… the Dalai Lama?