Paris Pass fail but the beauty and grace of the Opéra Garnier prevailed nonetheless.
One thing we had agreed on as a must before leaving for Taiwan was Jiufen. However it wasn't anywhere near where our friends lived and with our flight leaving early the following morning we decided to cut our visit of Taichung early, hop on a bus, book a hostel in Taipei and spend our last day [...]
The National Taichung Theater was one of the next places we visited. We spent a lot of time wandering the first floor where pop up "lifestyle" shops had set up, selling all sorts of art, from artisan soaps and candies to housewares and stationary to showcasing hand painted saxophones. We also explored our way around [...]
I've seen a lot of advertisements for different musicals around Seoul, things I hadn't realized there were musicals of, like: "Sherlock Holmes", "Dracula", "Dorian Gray", and "Jekyll and Hyde". So I was curious and looked around at different musicals currently showing was really happy to find "The Count of Monte Cristo". I told my friend [...]
As per our field trip madness on a wednesday afternoon we took 3 large buses down to Seoul to watch Jump a non-vocal martial arts comedy. I love non-vocal performances, things like Leterna Magica, where you don't need to know the language because they don't really use it. The same thing with street performance magic [...]
The musical my coworkers and I went to was the Acoustic Musical 바람이 불어오는 곳 at 예그린 씨어터 (theater ye-green). It's about the life of Kim Kwang-seok, a folk rock singer song-writer and activist. The theater we went to was small, a bit underground and easily packed with people to watch the show. The front row [...]
My first weekend in South Korea a new found friend asked me if I had any plans for the upcoming break. I didn't even know we had a break coming up. She invited me to hang out with her in Seoul for the full five days. She'd take the bus up from Southern South Korea (It [...]
When we got to our hotel, a few hours before check in, my cousin and I sat in the lobby and waited. I went through the brochures that were around and saw a brochure for Matilda. Growing up Matilda was one of my favorite movies to watch and when I had heard that it was [...]