Monday, August 31, 2015

A Foreigner in a Korean Kitchen

This has been a really relaxing weekend for us. We decided to stay in Jinyeong and stay at home and relax. We are typically go, go, go on the weekends and end up feeling really tired and spending a lot of won.

Saturday, September 17, 2011

The Best Way to Do a Quick Trip to Tokyo, Japan

It's Saturday morning here. It seems as though I am still exhausted from our trip to Japan. We went to Tokyo for four days during Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving). Four days proved to be the perfect amount of time for an introduction to Tokyo.

Friday, August 19, 2011

A Trip to Thailand That's a Blast to the Senses

I was sitting here trying to write about our summer trip to Thailand in a blog post and the task was just too overwhelming. I don't know where to start or end. I filled an entire travel journal with notes and stories about the trip. There is just too much too say about what we did and saw there. So I will just highlight a few things.

Korean Quarantine Laws: Rice is a "Live Plant"

I was so excited to hear about this company in California called iherb that ships groceries, organic products, and vitamins and supplements to Korea. The shipping was reasonable and the prices weren't bad either. So, I placed an order and anxiously awaited the arrival of the goods.

Monday, June 20, 2011

Hi Seoul! Soul of Asia in a Fantastic Visit

This saying can be seen on signs everywhere around Seoul. We went to Seoul for the weekend. We wanted to revisit some places from our last trip, especially Samcheongdong. We arrived late Friday night and went back to Rainbow and Woodstock.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

An American in Korea for Memorial Day

We had a three day holiday weekend for Memorial Day. Ours was one week later than in the states. We decided to go to Busan for two nights, since we usually only stay for one and always leave early and feel like we are missing out on so many fun things.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

How to Survive in South Korea

Nikki and I were talking the other day and realized we just passed our 4 month mark here in South Korea!  In some ways, it seems like time has really flown by, but in other ways it seems the opposite.  It is hard to explain, but when we talk with other foreigners here they feel the same way.