Fragrance Overload and South Korea

Hello there Posse. Hope this finds you all secure, effectively 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 purpose is that I’m carrying so many perfumes in my New Concept 2023 collection that I’m not likely wanting to put in writing about different fragrance. Yeah. Fragrance Overload is usually 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 workers are good, lack of leg room is offset by superb costs and we aren’t flying snobs. The meals is fairly strange however we all the time take our personal, sandwiches, snacks and many others. I additionally carry an empty 2ltr plastic bottle via customs and get it stuffed within the lounge. It means I’m not annoying the hostess greater than mandatory and I’m capable of hydrate all the way in which.

We had two of our girlfriends be a 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 TinaG is an outdated hand travelling with us and a brand new adventurer Kerri.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 now have journey company and should continually remind myself it’s a vacation. Each the ladies had some minor well being points and we navigated these very 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 massive time leisure).

Someway 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 Seaside 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 embellished, huge suites the place lovers in South Korea can purchase a spot to subsequent by the hour. An evening in them is round US$40. They’re fastidiously clear and comfy. The ladies LOVED them. Every room was larger 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 house to Homosexual City, Meals, Golf equipment and the laneways that are stuffed 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 regularly get preferential seating and a queue leap.

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 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 outlets and 20,000 staff in an space of 42,000 sq. metres.
In case you ever get to Seoul it’s the perfect 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 effectively. 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 house 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.

Wedding ceremony Costume

Then our final day was spent ordering Jin’s brother’s fiancé’s wedding ceremony costume in conventional South Korean model however all white. Thank every thing I’ve a background in style or they might have stonewalled us. I bought to have a critical shout earlier than they conveniently remembered that they might get what was wanted. It will likely 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 airplane and headed house.

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