Probably the biggest and busiest modern shopping district in Seoul, this area has the incredible Namsan Tower and some unforgettable shops! See what my favorite Korean brands are--
"West Gate" and "East Gate" good eats and shopping of all sorts in Seoul! South Korea We visited Dongdaemun (West Gate) and Namdaemun (East Gate) our first week in Seoul. Dongdaemun is kind of in it's own little neighborhood. There are about three different sections to Dongdaemun, so make sure you know where you want … Continue reading Our Summer in South Korea: Dongdaemun and Namdaemun
This mural-covered neighborhood is built into the base of Mt. Naksan and boasts the ancient city gate of Seoul South Korea Ihwa-dong is located in it's own little spot, uphill from Daehakno (Hyewa Station, exit 2). It is a pretty steep uphill hike to get to the main area of the murals and little museums … Continue reading Our Summer In South Korea: Ihwa Mural Village
These are the places to visit for the feeling of traditional, Joseon-era South Korea. You'll want to return over and over again!
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