Moon Festival Parade

We are back from Taiwan! As mentioned in our previous post, last week was the Chuseok holiday here in Korea and we had a five day vacation from work. We decided to make the best of it and booked two tickets to Taiwan. We were beyond excited to have our first real vacation since arriving in Korea in February, and couldn’t wait to explore a new country. Continue reading

Stamps in our passports… Taiwan!

As some of you may know, next week Korea celebrates Chuseok. Chuseok is kind of like the Korean equivalent to Thanksgiving in the states. It is a harvest festival and people here celebrate it by going to their ancestral hometowns and eating a feast of traditional foods. The three day holiday this year starts on Wednesday next week.  From what we hear, Seoul, a city of just under eleven million people, empties out and becomes a ghost town. Continue reading