Abbey of Dormition

Hagia Sion, Basilica of Dormition or Abbey of Dormition of the Virgin Mary in Jerusalem is on Mount Zion just outside the walls of Old City, just near the Gate of Zion. The Basilica of Dormition was believed Mary has died.  The main highlight is the statue of reclining Mary in the Crypt.  The life-size…

The Room of the Last Supper

Located at Mount Zion, the Room of the Last Supper or the Cenacle is a site described in the Bible as an “Upper Room”.  The room is empty but supported by the columns, arches and pillars It is believed not only where Jesus and His disciples ate their final meal and where they washed their…

Garden of Gethsemane

Garden of Gethsemane is located at the foot of Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.  A Garden of olive trees that dated back 2000 years ago.  Gethsemane came from a Hebrew word Gat Shemen which literally means “oil press”, Beside the garden is the Church of All Nations also known as Church of Agony.  Where a preserved…

Holyland Experience

Born as Catholic, I heard foreign sounds of places like Bethlehem, Nazareth, Jerusalem. One of my birthday present that I received when I was young was a book, a Children’s Bible which had a colorful drawings.  Parables or stories about Jesus and His apostles. As a kid, never think these places are real.  But as…

Myeongdong Market

Myeongdong is a shopping area where you can see some luxury stores, malls, cosmetic shops, restaurants, hotels, bars, Korean products, and my favorite street foods and more. It is known for Korean cosmetics, if you are the lucky one, you can have plenty of sample products from the stores. Check out my blog Myeongdong street foods….

Bukchon Hanok Village

A Korean traditional village is one of the historical site in Seoul.  Bukchon Hanok Village consists of hundreds of hanok(s), shops, guesthouses, restaurants, cultural center and more. The name Bukchon means “northern village”, which has 600 years of history.  During that time, it was known as the village of rich, nobles and high ranking government…

Garden of Morning Calm

One of the famous attractions near Seoul is the Garden of Morning Calm.  It is one of the three locations in a day trip we have reserved in trazy.com.  A seven acre-garden you can roam roughly in 1 to 2 hours. I love landscape gardens, succulents and nature.  That’s why I choose this destination over…