There's something about a fish market. Wet floors, people shouting as they try to sell you prawns out of a woven basket or point at large fish still swimming about in their tanks. The colors are brilliant and the fish scales gleam and shimmer in the overhead lights. Everything looks extremely chaotic but at the … Continue reading Eating Sannakji at Noryangjin Fisheries
When in Korea, do as Koreans do!
The DMZ was a full day. But if you know anything about us, you already know that after dropping off some things, we were back out on the town. This time for a baseball game! Tim loves baseball. He loves to watch it. He loves to play it. He once joined his company cricket team … Continue reading When in Korea, do as Koreans do!
DMZ and JSA, Korea
The DMZ. The border between North and South Korea. The line in the sand that separates democracy from dictatorship, a stark contrast between freedom and totalitarianism. Heavy stuff. But still fascinating. It's really the only place on earth like it. And when it finally does crumble, something like it will probably(hopefully) never happen again..at least … Continue reading DMZ and JSA, Korea
Walking through Seoul
Strap on your walking shoes, people - we've got a big day ahead! We woke up bright and early on Monday morning ready to hit the town. Wearing sneakers, of course, because we had a lot of ground to cover! Gwangjang Market - one of the oldest and largest Korean traditional markets is a sprawling … Continue reading Walking through Seoul
A Wedding in Seoul
Sunday was all about the wedding. Tim, the hero that he is, headed out to find coffee and breakfast while I started getting ready. He came back with streetfood - eggs baked onto pancake buns - kind of like a Korean McGriddle! And iced coffee. Thank G. Before we knew it, it was time to … Continue reading A Wedding in Seoul
Scarsdale in Seoul!
After five days in Singapore (I'll get to that later!), Giove headed to South Korea. The gang was back together again when Tim and I met them early Saturday morning. We were in Seoul for Soojin's wedding, a friend from high school, and were so excited to be able to explore the city with friends! … Continue reading Scarsdale in Seoul!