Fragrance Overload and South Korea

Hello there Posse. Hope this finds you all protected, properly and fed. Having simply been on a really quick South Korea jaunt I assumed you would possibly prefer to see a couple of of the pics of our adventures. The true motive is that I’m sporting so many perfumes in my New Thought 2023 collection that I’m not likely wanting to write down about different fragrance. Yeah. Fragrance Overload could be a bitch.

Fragrance Overload and South Korea

South Korea was fabulous. We acquired some closely discounted flights with Australia’s primarily home funds airline JetStar, which we affectionately name ShitStar. It’s no frills however the workers are good, lack of leg room is offset by wonderful costs and we’re not flying snobs. The meals is fairly bizarre however we at all times take our personal, sandwiches, snacks and so forth. I additionally carry an empty 2ltr plastic bottle by way of customs and get it stuffed within the lounge. It means I’m not annoying the hostess greater than essential and I’m capable of hydrate all the best way.

We had two of our girlfriends be part of us for five nights of our 8. TinaG is an outdated hand travelling with us and a brand new adventurer Kerri. TBH I’m at all times screwed up tighter when now we have journey visitors and should always remind myself it’s a vacation. Each the ladies had some minor well being points and we navigated these very well. Jin is bloody wonderful as an itinerary planner and information. With out him the wheels would have fallen off the bus innumerable occasions. He’s additionally one of the best balm to any irritation, with out being afraid of confrontation.

Fragrance Overload? Not So A lot

I solely ended up taking three perfumes as a result of the pack of travels I’d made remained on my desk. It was three decants that made the journey. Classic Hermès Caleche, classic Givenchy L’Interdit and Miller Harris La Fumee Ottoman! I additionally purchased ZARA Vetiver Pamplemousse and three Neared fragrances from an excellent cool classic clothes and purse retailer, Neared.

Emptied 5ml every of Caleche and L’Interdit and smelled bloody fantastic. All of us wore some La Fumee Ottoman and it’s SPLENDID!! Extra on it subsequent month.

Perfume Overload and South Korea

Arrival & Busan

We did an evening in Seoul on arrival on the 4 Factors Sheriton throughout the street from Seoul Railway Station.

Then caught the practice to Busan (sure, the ladies are zombie horror freaks. It was massive time leisure).

By some means Jin had discovered probably the most unbelievable deal for an evening with breakfast for us on the Westin Josun Busan. It’s bloody superior, be sure to pay the additional for the Haeundae Seaside views.

Then Jin and I spent an evening at Mum & Dad’s. The women had an evening in Yangsan’s well-known Love Motels. They’re outlandishly embellished, monumental suites the place lovers in South Korea should buy a spot to subsequent by the hour. An evening in them is round US$40. They’re fastidiously clear and cozy. The women LOVED them. Every room was larger than their residences.

There might have been consuming, consuming and sight seeing included.


Then we headed again as much as Seoul, the Insadong district. It was once the run down purple mild district and has been gentrified out of all semblance of itself within the final 10 years. Nonetheless barely seedy it’s dwelling to Homosexual City, Meals, Golf equipment and the laneways that are filled with actually cool excessive finish retail, meals, classic clothes and desserts galore. Jin and I’ve been going to the identical BarBQ place there since our first Seoul go to collectively in 2013. The workers know us and we frequently get preferential seating and a queue soar.

Insadong can be strolling distance from Palaces, shrines, parklands, probably the most well-known Seoul Meals, Classic Clothes and Cloth Market.
From Wikipedia: Gwangjang Market, beforehand Dongdaemun Market, is a conventional road market in Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea. The market is without doubt one of the oldest and largest conventional markets in South Korea, with greater than 5000 retailers and 20,000 staff in an space of 42,000 sq. metres.
Should you ever get to Seoul it’s one of the best place to attempt all of the areas conventional road meals in a single place.

We additionally took a while to wander the Zaha Hadid designed arts and meals precinct. So bloody cool.

We additionally noticed Jin’s buddy, who got here to remain at ours over World Pleasure and Mardi Gras this yr, Leo. That is our farewell shot.

Jin’s cousin and her household did an enormous meal for us all as properly. It was banquet proportions and among the most scrumptious Korean delicacies. Heaven. we love them a lot.

As soon as Kerri and TinaG went again dwelling we headed again to Busan for a few nights and frolicked with Ma, Pa and Aunty. Moist snuck off one evening so Jin may eat an entire plate of spicy squid. He was so excited.

Wedding ceremony Costume

Then our final day was spent ordering Jin’s brother’s fiancé’s wedding ceremony costume in conventional South Korean type however all white. Thank every part I’ve a background in trend or they’d have stonewalled us. I acquired to have a severe shout earlier than they conveniently remembered that they may get what was wanted. Will probably be prepared by September and we are going to take it with us once we go to Slovakia in November for the nuptials. I can’t present you a pic of what we ordered however right here’s the form and elegance of costume in pale pink, gray and flesh whites. Think about it in all white.

Jumped on a aircraft and headed dwelling.

What’s your subsequent journey? Do you ever endure Fragrance Overload?
Portia xx