Celebrating New Year’s Day in a different time zone for the first time

This year, New Year’s Day came an hour earlier than usual for me because I’m in Seoul in South Korea, which is one hour ahead of the Philippines.

I didn’t get to take part in the festivities though, as I had fallen asleep.

Anyway, I spent the first day of 2015 visiting the Gyeongbokgung Palace, which was built during the Joseon Period. For adults, entrance fee is 3,000 Korean won.

Gyeongbokgung Palace
Gyeongbokgung Palace

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Gwanghwamun, the main gate leading to the palace:
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In front of the gate is Gwanghwamun Square, where you will find a statue of King Sejong the Great
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