The heart of downtown Seoul with something going on all the time! I've never been in a safer, cleaner city that allows you to feel at ease no matter your age, gender, or the time of day. South Korea I've never felt more safe in a downtown city than Seoul. It is unbelievably clean and … Continue reading Our Summer in South Korea: Gwanghwamun Plaza and Cheonggyecheon Stream
The most iconic attractions in Seoul that will take you back a few hundred years South Korea This is -Korea- all in one big place. The name Gyeongbokgung means 'The new dynasty will be greatly blessed and prosperous,' according to the leaflet. I'd say this is a must-visit place while in Seoul. There are lots … Continue reading Our Summer in South Korea: Gyeongbokgung and Bukchon Hanok Village
What we did in our foodie and artsy home neighborhood that is only 2 blocks west of Gyeongbokgung (but is overlooked by most tourists) and is a place not to miss! South Korea Always get the guide for the areas you visit, there will be lots of things you'll miss without one! Grab a map … Continue reading Our Summer in South Korea: Seochon/Sejong Village, Seoul
Traveling always has a learning curve, especially with 3 kids: phones, destinations, jet lag, weather, budget + free/inexpensive things in Seoul!
When we celebrate a blog birthday while living in Korea, of course it's going to be with a Kimchi Party! Thank You, my bad pictures, preview of our time in Korea. South Korea THE RAMBLE: WINNER FOR TEAM KOREA! LET'S TALK ABOUT Bibim. You've seen it a few times, with Bibim-bap, Bibim-nangmyeon, Bibim-guksu. Bibim basically … Continue reading Kimchi Party! Kimchi Bibimguksu (Chilled Spicy Noodles) + 1 Year Blog Birthday
Dinner + Movie: Stevie Parle’s (Turkish) Barbecued Yogurt-Marinated Lamb Chops Treat Yo’ Self! Aziz and Fatima Ansari’s Chicken Korma Travel without Moving: My Yobo’s Favorite Korean Sauna Eggs Kimchi Party! My Mother-in-Law’s Korean Kimchi Crepes Spain vs Korea Recipes Face-Off: The Scotch Egg: UK vs Japan! Fleshes: Fruit + Meat from Around the Globe | … Continue reading Recipe Index: Team Korea
Fleshes: Fruit + Meat from around the Globe | America’s Test Kitchen Chicken Piccata Fleshes: Fruit + Meat from Around the Globe | Sage and Garlic Pork Loin with Berry Sauce and Tarragon Roasted Potatoes Fleshes: Fruit + Meat from Around the Globe | Spanish Meatballs in Red Pepper Sauce Essential: Jacques Pépin’s Mollet Eggs … Continue reading Recipe Index: Team Spain
What our family did with 3 kids four and under to prepare to live in South Korea for 3 months, from travel prep to language to culture.
Put your overripe mangoes (or any other fruit) to good use in this refreshing, cool, cardamom and yogurt-based Indian drink done in 5 minutes. Inspired by Gabrielle Hamilton's "Garbage" episode on Mind of a Chef: "Eat the garbage! I freaking love the garbage!" India THE RAMBLE: WINNER FOR TEAM KOREA! LET'S TALK ABOUT using all … Continue reading Overripe: Indian Mango Lassi
Getting to know and correctly using Thai sauces captures all flavors of the spectrum in this classic Thai stir-fried noodle dish, done in only 30 minutes. Thailand THE RAMBLE: WINNER FOR TEAM KOREA! LET'S TALK ABOUT Thai food. As I praised her before in my post From the Ground Up: Tamarind Pulp, Pad Thai Sauce, … Continue reading Flavor Spectrum: Thai Pad See-Ew