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Sandwiches And Hiking To Namsan Tower – North Seoul Tower

One Monday we made the journey in the rain to Itaewon for a sandwich feast at Casablanca Sandwicherie. Our little hearts were crushed when we got to the front of the empty shop and saw the lights off, a sign saying “closed Mondays”. We paced up and down the road trying to think of something that… Continue reading Sandwiches And Hiking To Namsan Tower – North Seoul Tower

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YangPyeong Han-Jeong-Sik- Traditional Korean Table In YangPyeong

The first time eating here in YangPyeong was back in Autumn, on the night of the 1,000 year tea shop. This restaurant is pricey in regards to Korean food at 22,000 won per person, but the quality of the meal and the ambience of the restaurant make you turn a blind eye. The three main dishes (shown first)… Continue reading YangPyeong Han-Jeong-Sik- Traditional Korean Table In YangPyeong

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Side Dishes And Snowboarding In South Korea

Our days are officially numbered. The snow has stopped, the bitter winds are easing and the ski resort that Bobby had frequented, closed their slopes a couple of Mondays gone. While I’m happy for the return of heat, I’ll miss the little road trips together and watching Bobby in his element, excitedly flying down the mountain and asking… Continue reading Side Dishes And Snowboarding In South Korea

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Where to Get your Cherry Blossom On in Korea: Updated for 2015

Originally posted on Travel-Stained:
*In recent days, last year’s post about Cherry Blossom Festivals in Korea has become popular again on this blog. It seems like people are already making travel plans for this year’s season, so I’ve updated with dates for 2015, and provided tips for getting the most out of your festival experience.…

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First Moon After Seolnal – Jeongwol Daeboreum

Yesterday the mother in law came home with a big bag of peanuts, dropped them on the table and exclaimed I must eat them with her. “Chaaaanntil pleeeese s*it douun”. The next twenty minutes were filled with broken Korean on my part, “Peanuts, why buy?” and so forth while she pointed at the sky repeating… Continue reading First Moon After Seolnal – Jeongwol Daeboreum