Fragrance Overload and South Korea

Hello there Posse. Hope this finds you all protected, nicely and fed. Having simply been on a really quick South Korea jaunt I assumed you would possibly prefer to see a number of of the pics of our adventures. The actual purpose is that I’m sporting so many perfumes in my New Concept 2023 collection that I’m probably not wanting to put in writing about different fragrance. Yeah. Fragrance Overload could be a bitch.

Fragrance Overload and South Korea

South Korea was fabulous. We bought some closely discounted flights with Australia’s primarily home finances airline JetStar, which we affectionately name ShitStar. It’s no frills however the employees are good, lack of leg room is offset by superb costs and we’re not flying snobs. The meals is fairly extraordinary however we all the time take our personal, sandwiches, snacks and many others. I additionally carry an empty 2ltr plastic bottle by means of customs and get it crammed within the lounge. It means I’m not annoying the hostess greater than crucial 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 TinaG is an outdated hand travelling with us and a brand new adventurer Kerri.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 all the time screwed up tighter when we have now journey friends and need to consistently remind myself it’s a vacation. Each the ladies had some minor well being points and we navigated these rather well. Jin is bloody superb as an itinerary planner and information. With out him the wheels would have fallen off the bus innumerable instances. He’s additionally the perfect 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 a brilliant cool classic clothes and purse retailer, Neared.

Emptied 5ml every of Caleche and L’Interdit and smelled bloody great. 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 large time leisure).

One way or the other 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 you pay the additional for the Haeundae Seashore views.

Then Jin and I spent an evening at Mum & Dad’s. The ladies had an evening in Yangsan’s well-known Love Motels. They’re outlandishly adorned, 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 ladies LOVED them. Every room was greater than their flats.

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


Then we headed again as much as Seoul, the Insadong district. It was the run down pink gentle 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 employees know us and we regularly get preferential seating and a queue soar.

Insadong can also be strolling distance from Palaces, shrines, parklands, probably the most well-known Seoul Meals, Classic Clothes and Material Market.
From Wikipedia: Gwangjang Market, beforehand Dongdaemun Market, is a standard road market in Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea. The market is likely 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.
For those who ever get to Seoul it’s the perfect place to strive 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 Delight 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 nicely. It was banquet proportions and a number of 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 night time so Jin may eat a complete plate of spicy squid. He was so excited.

Marriage ceremony Costume

Then our final day was spent ordering Jin’s brother’s fiancé’s wedding ceremony costume in conventional South Korean fashion however all white. Thank every little thing I’ve a background in style or they’d have stonewalled us. I bought 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’ll take it with us after 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 undergo Fragrance Overload?
Portia xx