The Ritz-Carlton Seoul
Travel Blogs from Seoul
Today we left Seoul for now! I had a wonderful time. The weather was sunny and 70 except for rain on arrival.
The women have a great fashion sense and I wanted to check it out so I spent a day in Dondaiemun, it is a shopper's paradise. Blocks and blocks of every kind of shopping imaginable. I started in a nine story building of just fabric …
Paul has had a very successful time meeting with IP attorneys and prospective clients in Seoul. In fact as he was walking down the street with three Korean IP attorneys another gentleman approached him and said, "Professor Meiklejohn!". The gentleman is the director of the IP division of the Korean Dept. of Commerce and he had met Paul in the USA. …
A subway, train, and bus ride an hour and a half west of Seoul I found Suwon, a city of about 1 million and home to a World Heritage fortress. It has a 5.7km wall around the city center. King Jeongjo had it built as he thought it was a most auspicious spot for his father's tomb. He then built a summer palace there to have his mother's 60 birthday …
Paul and I spent National Day on the Bund in Shanghai. We took a river cruise and walked the Bund (for those used to the Jersey shore -- a huge concrete boardwalk). It is 100 feet wide and it was mobbed with people just walking, not shopping, not eating, just walking. It was only about 75 degrees out, but everyone once in awhile it was necessary to …
Due to a need for extra help on one of our new clients in Asia, I flew off to Seoul, Korea for two weeks. I did not have a lot of free time to explore the city but a couple of days on the weekend allowed for me to get a good feel for a fascinating city and culture.
There were some days when I worked until as late as 6am and then some …
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