Mekong Delta Cruise For this visit, I had to go early in the morning to the tour company’s office building. The trip from the downtown area to the docks took about 1h-1h30. Our guide was really friendly and his nickname was “Johnny Walker” like the whisky … More A beautiful cruise and snake wine! Une belle croisière et du vin de serpent!
The venerable Thich Quang Duc monument This monument is a tribute to the Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc who immolated himself after having been drenched with gasoline near a busy intersection in downtown Saigon on June 11th 1963. It was an act of protest against the persecution of Buddhist monks by the South-Vietnamese president Ngo Dinh … More A monk in flames / Un moine en flammes
Seokbulsa Temple (석불사) This Buddhist temple is located in Busan in the mountain and I think it is one of the most beautiful temples in Busan because it has been carved into the rock. It is a little hard to access since it is in the mountain … More A temple carved in stone! / Un temple taillé dans la pierre
Dos Big is one of our favorite restaurants/cafes in Busan. The food is good but we especially like the atmosphere and the people that work there. This restaurant offers a kind of fusion between Mexican and Korean Food which they call “Mexi-Korea”. They offer big … More Dos Big, Mexi-Korea Fusion!
The Cu Chi Tunnels During the Vietnam War, many networks of underground tunnels were built to escape the intense American bombings. It’s important to know that during the Vietnam War the American Army dropped more than double the tonnage of bombs on Vietnam than the Allies … More (Vietnam) The tunnels from hell! / Les tunnels de l’enfer!
Hahoe Folk Village My visit to the Hahoe Folk Village was definitely the highlight of my short trip to Andong. The Hahoe (pronounced “Ha-hway”) Folk Village is where Korea’s Hahoe Tal masks have originated from and it is also No.122 on the UNESCO World Heritage list as a historic village in Korea so it is … More The Mask Village! / Le Village des Masques!
The War Remnants Museum This was my first stop after arriving in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam. I am a big fan of history, and war history interests me the most so this museum drew my attention right away. It is located in the downtown … More Vietnam war remains Les vestiges de la Guerre du Vietnam
Andong Folk Village and Andong Ho Lake This folk village was my first tourist stop after arriving in Andong. I chose it because of its proximity to the downtown area and I really enjoyed the bike ride to the village and the walk through it was very pleasant as well. It is a kind of … More A folk village in Andong and its beautiful lake! / Un village folklorique à Andong et son beau lac!
The Andong Soju Museum During my first year in Korea from 2010 to 2011, I had once tried Andong soju with one of my friends who had bought a bottle while passing through the city so this museum definitely peaked … More Korea’s favorite alcoholic drink! / La boisson alcoolisée favorite des Coréens!