Beautiful traditional houses line up the streets, full of Japanese tourists. Here and there are cute accents put up by the residents that still live in the area, amongst the various museums and tea houses that mostly cater for the foreign visitors wanting to experience the 'real' Seoul as it had been generations ago.
This is Viv, a Kiwi girl who enjoys meeting new people and learning about new things - gaining experience is really important to her.
Having lived and worked in Auckland, Paris, Seoul, Melbourne, Bordeaux and London, she has finally returned home to her beautiful Aotearoa/New Zealand.
An online communications specialist in a travel company, freelance translator, food/travel blogger, amateur runner with restless feet for dancing and exploring, here is a snippet of Viv's daily musings.