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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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Mat-Jibs And Fairy Lights: The Garden Of Morning Calm

At the moment and since December, different gardens throughout Korea are putting on light displays to keep admissions up over the colder months. After seeing this on TV and finding out it was only a 1-1.5 hour drive away, I put in my request and a few days later we bundled up in our warm clothes… Continue reading Mat-Jibs And Fairy Lights: The Garden Of Morning Calm

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Strawberry Buffets

I wish my eyes had never gazed over these delectable pictures! Right now in Seoul at a few of the different upmarket hotels until May (some finish earlier) tables are being laid with decadent strawberry buffets. Shades of pretty pinks and reds line the tables of the Lobby Lounges and each hotel offers something slightly different along with the standard tarts, cakes, puddings and macaroons.… Continue reading Strawberry Buffets

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Camping In YangPyeong

On Monday Bobby was scrolling through the app ‘Coupang’, Korea’s place for huge discounts and deals on nearly everything. He found a special on a caravan stay for a night 6 kms out of YangPyeong for 55,000won at 50% off. YangPyeong is a chilled tourist town, filled with cool restaurants, cafes and tea shops set along the river, an hour from Seoul (without… Continue reading Camping In YangPyeong

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Kimchi Jjigae 김치찌개 Kimchi Stew

Kimchi jjigae is the perfect comfort meal to warm up. Jjigae meaning stew, is made with aged kimchi 김치 and it’s liquids, tofu 두부, spring onions 파 and either tuna 참치 or pork 돼지고기. It’s deceptively flavourful for its minimal ingredients. The meat adds depth, the spice is a punch to the mouth without the burn and the onions give… Continue reading Kimchi Jjigae 김치찌개 Kimchi Stew