Monthly Archives: May 2011

Nouvelle Korean at Jung Sik Dang

Our meal at Wildrocket yesterday reminded me of the lunch we had at a contemporary Korean restaurant called Jung Sik Dang in Seoul a few weeks ago.  I didn’t do any extensive research on modern Korean cuisine but I came … Continue reading

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Happy birthday little bro!

Today I got to celebrate my brother’s birthday with my brother in Singapore.  A rare treat for me as we have been living thousands of miles apart since 1991.  Kevin found a birthday card under the door from the hotel … Continue reading

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A little walk, a bit of fantasy, a huge crab

I have a lot more I need to write about Korea (will definitely write more) but I wanted to catch up to where I am now- Singapore.  I feared that it would rain the whole time I’m here but the … Continue reading

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Camping in Korea. Me, Camping!

I love the outdoors but it’s been decades since I’ve built a fire or eaten out of tin cups.  If someone asked me about setting up a tent or sleeping in a trailer in Korea a month ago, I would … Continue reading

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Myeongdong: Old and New

I read today that estimated 2 million people pass through Myeongdong everyday.  It is a busy part of Seoul that has everything from high-end department stores and financial services companies (Citibank, Bank of Korea, HSBC, etc) to numerous restaurants and … Continue reading

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Yummy Jejudo

I’ve been slowly gaining weight (wearing my stretchy pants again, George!) since my arrival here in Korea.  I always thought New York and Tokyo had a lot of restaurants, but I think there are more eateries here per square meter … Continue reading

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Jeju Olle Trail

Jeju island is on the UNESCO’s World Heritage list for its natural beauties.  The black lava rocks that line the beaches, the famous volcanic mountain (Hallasan) that dominates the island, numerous waterfalls, caves, cliff, along with the mild weather makes … Continue reading

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