Seoul Weekend Getaways

Last year while living in Seoul, we were constantly searching for things to do just to get out of town. Seoul has a lot to offer, but it is still good to leave the big city every once in a while and explore the rest of the country. Though we are no longer living in Seoul, we thought we’d share some ideas for weekend getaways for people feeling the need to escape the city. Continue reading

Korean Noms – Pajeon

Recently, we took another short drive up to Suncheon, the city just north of us. We love taking day trips there as we are constantly discovering new things to see and do. This time, the game plan was to go to the Naganeupseong Folk Village just west of the city. Continue reading

The Adventure Continues!

Time is a funny thing. One minute you find yourself in college making a mockery of higher education with your sub-par study habits; the next, you’re living on a different continent working as an educator. Similarly, you can easily go from being a naive young “adult” believing fully that marriage and meaningful relationships aren’t in your cards- to a happily married life filled with adventure and happy cohabitation. Continue reading

Bukchon Hanok Houses

Let us begin by announcing our Instagram Challenge winner from our recent trip to Bukchon Hanok Village… drum roll please… Ryan! Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote for your favorite shot of this beautiful neighborhood. We are planning to have future challenges as well, so stay tuned! As promised, here’s our post and photos from our exploration of the area. Continue reading

Instagram Challenge!

Ryan and I headed up to the Gahoe-dong neighborhood today to check out the famous Bukchon hanok houses. As we were snapping away getting as many pictures as we could, we thought we might as well have a friendly Instagram photo challenge! We will have the photos we took with the DSLR up soon, but for now, vote for your favorite photo and we will reveal the winner in our full post about this gorgeous area. Continue reading

Traditional Homestay

Last weekend we went to Andong (which you may have already known from our previous post about it here). Andong is well known for it’s culture and tradition. It is widely regarded to be the most “Korean” place in Korea. Since we were staying overnight, we decided, what better way to truly experience such a historic place, than to do a traditional homestay! Continue reading