해우재 Haewoojae Museum

해우재 Haewoojae Museum

Located about a half hour from Suwon station is a small free museum shaped like a toilet. This museum is the work of Sim Jaedeok who demolished his own house after 30 years and got architect Go Giung to build the toilet shaped building in honor of the World's Toilet Association. In 2009, after Sim Jaedeok's death [...]

Heyri Art Village tour 헤이리 예술마을

Heyri Art Village tour 헤이리 예술마을

After lunch we met up with a woman and went on a walking tour of Heyri art village. I didn't understand most of it, but a lot of what we did was self explanatory. We first visited a tree growing through one of the buildings/museums that won an award. Then we visited 3 different museums. [...]

Osaka Castle 大阪城

Osaka Castle 大阪城

Osaka Castle isn't the original castle. It was rebuilt several times and the one currently standing in Osaka was built 1931. It's more of a castle grounds with a few replica buildings up, such as Tenshukaku, or the castle museum. The museum is about Hideyoshi Toyotomi who had the original castle built in 1583. Several [...]

Mary Todd Lincoln House

Mary Todd Lincoln House

Our first stop in Lexington after some advice at the visitors center was the Mary Todd Lincoln House. The Mary Todd Lincoln House is open from Monday-Saturday from 10am until 3pm and closed on Sundays. There are tours every hour with the last one being at 3pm for $12 per adult.  It is the first [...]