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Divine Tio


a documentation of this Honolulu denizen's style and spirit

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Divine Tio


a documentation of this Honolulu denizen's style and spirit

Heart & Seoul

Heart & Seoul

Korea has always been on the top of my travel list since ten years ago, until now; the Korea bucket list is finally emptying out! I went with... 

Han River Seoul

Han River Seoul

Bike riding along the Hangang (Han River) was probably the most eventful part of my trip to Korea. The food, Namsan Tower and wearing...

Hanbok Venture

Hanbok Venture

Such an experience to wear a Hanbok (Korean traditional dress), and not just to try it on, but to wear it in the city LOL. My friend and I rented...


Divine Tio

Divine Tio is a personal blog documenting Divine's passion for fashion, love for travel and adventures in Hawaii. Showcasing the inspiration of Aloha while baring some cheeks. Read more...

April 8, 2017 - Missing Kawaii Kon today. Noo! Maybe next year...

April 2, 2017 - Home sweet home! Just in time for Walking Dead season finale.

March 22, 2017 - Traveling to Seoul, South Korea. Finally! So excited! Can't wait for delicious spicy food, pork belly and kalbi!

February 22, 2017 - One more month and then vacay! Where am I going? Tune in to find out!

February 18, 2017 - Here at Tommy Bahama Waikiki. Happy half-way-to-another-year day, baby! And Valentine's too, I guess. LOL!

January 26, 2017 - Shout out to my baby brother! Happy Birthday, Clyde!!

January 1, 2017 - Hau'oli Makahiki Hou! Hopeful this year is just as prosperous and joyful as the last. If not, better! HappyNewYear!

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Heart & Seoul


Heart & Seoul


Korea has always been on the top of my travel list since ten years ago, until now; the Korea bucket list is finally emptying out!

I went with my friend who has been to Korea many times. She took me around Seoul, showed me the ropes, became my photographer and translator, ate grilled pork belly with me (she's a vegetarian), and put up with me kekeke. I'm very thankful for her, and I'll treat her to all the greens she can eat LOL.

When we arrived in Korea, it was cold -in the low 40's, I believe. It felt nice in the beginning, then I started to shiver. I thought it wouldn't be that cold, especially during the daytime, and so I didn't bring enough warm clothing. Big mistake. But luckily, it's not difficult to find inexpensive (also good quality) clothes in Korea, and I was able to buy as much warm clothing as my heart and body desired (and needed). So, layers on layers. I looked chubby. The cold was so good for my skin, though.

Divine Tio Korean Air

Divine Tio Incheon Airport Seoul South Korea

MYEONGDONG

The shopping district of Seoul is Myeongdong. This place is so cool! All the stores are so unique and inventive with their exterior appearance. I didn't get much pics because I was taking it all in. And of course, I was shopping. There were so much skin care stores, I didn't know which one to go into.

Divine Tio Myeongdong Seoul South Korea

Divine Tio Myeongdong Seoul South Korea

Divine Tio Myeongdong Seoul South Korea

SEOUL FOOD

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Divine Tio Seoul South Korea

SEOUL SEARCHING

Headed to Garosugil to check out a friend's shop and noticed that this district is niice! It seems like a ritzy area of Seoul. You can certainly tell by all the Mercedes, BMWs, and Audis rolling around.

Divine Tio Garosugil Seoul South Korea

Divine Tio Garosugil Seoul South Korea

Divine Tio Garosugil Seoul South Korea

Our friend's shop is an "adult" toy shop haha!

Divine Tio Seoul South Korea

Divine Tio Seoul South Korea

Divine Tio Seoul South Korea

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Han River Seoul


Han River Seoul


Bike riding along the Hangang (Han River) was probably the most eventful part of my trip to Korea. The food, Namsan Tower and wearing a Hanbok were some of my faves, but bike riding near the Hangang takes the cake! 

Divine Tio Han River Seoul

Divine Tio Han River Seoul Yeouido Park

Divine Tio Han River Seoul

Divine Tio Han River Seoul Yeouido Park

By the way, I got caught between the subway doors on the way here. Yup. Best day ever.

Divine Tio Han River Seoul Yeouido Park

Divine Tio Han River Seoul Yeouido Park

Divine Tio Han River Seoul Yeouido Park

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Hanbok Venture


Hanbok Venture


Such an experience to wear a Hanbok (Korean traditional dress), and not just to try it on, but to wear it in the city LOL. My friend and I rented Hanboks to use for our Gyeongbok Palace and Bukchon Hanok Village visit. It was fun, yet a struggle. First, I couldn't wear the Hanbok I initially picked out because it was too long for me. That scenario went on after three Hanbok fittings till I finally found one that fit. Then, the clouds were abundant that day, and so, rain poured. It was around 45 degrees Fahrenheit while running around in these dresses, while raining, and while trying to take pics. Mind you, these dresses are light and thin. Needless to say, we were freezing our asses off. I'm surprised it didn't snow kekeke. However, besides the distress, the beautiful sight of the palace and village with our Hanboks on made it all worth while. You can tell from the pics :p

GYEONGBOK PALACE

Divine Tio Gyeongbokgung Hanbok

Divine Tio Gyeongbokgung Hanbok

Divine Tio Gyeongbokgung

Divine Tio Gyeongbokgung Hanbok

Divine Tio Gyeongbokgung Hanbok

Divine Tio Gyeongbokgung Hanbok

Divine Tio Gyeongbokgung Hanbok

Divine Tio Gyeongbokgung Hanbok

Divine Tio Gyeongbokgung Hanbok

"Nothing will work unless you do"


"Nothing will work unless you do"