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Estadio Cuscatlan, El Salvador

Estadio Cuscatlan, El Salvador

El Salvador will never disappoint a soccer fan. Estadio Cuscatlan, the biggest stadium in Central America, is located in San Salvador. El Salvador also has another football stadium named after the footballer J M Gonzalez. The stadium is referred to as Coloso de Monserrat or the Monumental Stadium Cuscatlan, obviously owing to its huge size.(…)

El Boqueron National Park, El Salvador

El Boqueron National Park, El Salvador

The El Boqueron National Park in El Salvador sits atop the San Salvador volcano. With ornamental tropical flowers like ‘cartuchos’, hydrangeas, begonias and wild ‘sultanas’, the park is a wonderful travelers’ spot. Travelers coming to San Salvador, visit this park wooed by its main attraction, El Boqueron. Literally translated, El Boqueron means ‘wide mouth’. It(…)

Seoraksan National Park, South Korea

Seoraksan National Park, South Korea

Spread across 398.539 square kilometers, the Seoraksan National Park features the mighty Mount Seoraksan (also known as Mt. Sorak) with ridges, peaks, valleys, waterfalls, flora, fauna, and a number of historical structures. This mountain is part of the Taebaek mountain range in the eastern part of South Korea. Its natural sights make it one of(…)

Changdeokgung Palace, Seoul

Changdeokgung Palace, Seoul

A two-and-a-half-hour guided tour around the Changdeokgung Palace and its Secret Garden is a beloved sightseeing attraction for every tourist visiting Seoul, South Korea. This over-600-year-old royal establishment has gone through tumultuous times, but has never lost its essence despite the restoration performed on a few of its parts. It is no wonder that UNESCO(…)

Dongdaemun Market, Seoul

Dongdaemun Market, Seoul

A visit to the commercial area of Dongdaemun Street is quite awe-inspiring, owing to its sheer size and range of products available in the numerous shops here. Moreover, it is the best place for shopping at even the wee hours of the night. A market in the Jung-gu locality of Seoul, Dongdaemun is a paradise(…)

Blue House (Cheongwadae), Seoul

Blue House (Cheongwadae), Seoul

Blue House aka Cheong Wa Dae is the presidential residence of South Korea. Cheong Wa Dae, means ‘pavillion of blue tiles.’ The roof of the main building is covered with blue granite tiles. It is a complex of buildings featuring a conflux of the Korean architectural style and modern amenities. Due to obvious reasons, the(…)

Seoul World Cup Stadium

Seoul World Cup Stadium

The Seoul World Cup Stadium was constructed between 1998 and 2001 to host the 2002 World Cup. It was inaugurated on November 10, 2001. Besides the opening match between France and Senegal (0-1), the stadium also hosted the semi-final between Germany and South Korea (1-0). In 2003, the stadium was chosen as one of the(…)

Deoksugung Palace, Seoul

Deoksugung Palace, Seoul

Deoksugung Palace was initially the seat of Wolsandaegun, the elder brother of King Seongjong.  It is the only palace sited amid modern buildings. It shows a perfect blend of the traditional and the modern culture. The Deoksugung Palace is the result of the Imjin War, which left all the palaces in Korea in a devastated(…)

National Folk Museum of Korea, Seoul

National Folk Museum of Korea, Seoul

The National Folk Museum is a depiction of the culture and folk history of the Korean people, beginning from the prehistoric times to the culmination of the Joseon Dynasty. The museum has both temporary and permanent displays. The museum is devoted to the study and research of the folk history of Korea. It collects artifacts(…)

Lotte World, Seoul

Lotte World, Seoul

Lotte World Korea is a Brobdingnagian park sited in the heart of Seoul. It is a doozie of an amusement park as it consists of not just the rides, but has a department store, a folk museum, a hotel, an ice-skating rink, a duty-free shop, a cinema multiplex, restaurants, and a big discount store, all(…)

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