Tag Archives: Seoul

End of Year Three on the Road & Happy New Year!

When I used to live in the States I would go to my parents’ in Pennsylvania for Christmas and return to Manhattan for New Years Eve.  But ever since I started traveling in 2010 somehow I managed to be somewhere … Continue reading

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Off the Beaten Path: Naksan Park and Mural Village in Seoul

Knowing that I love to take long walks everywhere I go my aunt wrote down for me a walking trail in Seoul she researched a while back.  I’d put it away somewhere along with maps and brochures and whatnot, and … Continue reading

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Good Eats in Korea: 매운탕 MaeWoonTang

A friend recently sent me a link to a piece written by Zagat entitled “8 Korean Culinary Staples You Need to Know.”  Reading it made me realize how little I knew about what “real Koreans” eat everyday before coming here.  … Continue reading

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Two Movies and A Concert

I think it’s been at least a year or even longer since I last went to the movies.  But they say when it rains, it pours…  Last week I went to see two very different films at two very different … Continue reading

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Baby, 강남 Gangnam Style? Baby, 마을 Maeul Style?

I’ve been busy these past couple of months getting acquainted with Korea.  I really enjoy just watching, observing, and soaking things in wherever I find myself, and Korea has been no exception.  I was randomly going through some of the … Continue reading

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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner: Incredible Stories from North Korea

Yesterday we had a rare opportunity to host a dinner for a young North Korean defector named Kim Jin-Sung.  A full 24 hours later I am still processing what I heard and learned from him, most of which was so … Continue reading

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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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