1. Hike Bukhansan Located in north central Seoul, Bukhansan National Park offers a beautiful distant view of the city and surrounding mountains. We certainly had to work for it, as the hike took about 2 hours up and 1.5 hours down with frequent breaks, but it was worth it! Cost: 7,000 won one-way for a … Continue reading
This past weekend I went to Seoul to take advantage of the four-day holiday weekend! Tuesday, May 5th, was Children’s Day and my school gave everyone the day before off as well. I stayed at Bounce Guesthouse, which I highly recommend (clean, updated appliances/bedding, breakfast provided and decent, quiet location in Hongdae). Since it was my first … Continue reading
I would apologize for the obvious song choice, but I don’t want to! ‘Couldn’t help myself!
8: 25 AM 2/14/15 – Incheon International Airport “Excuse me! Sorry! Excuse me! Excuse me!” Trying to keep up with my sprinting legs, these words flew out of my mouth as I barreled through the bowels of the international departures terminal. My 40-liter backpack bounced awkwardly with each massive stride, despite the white knuckle grip I … Continue reading
Back when you first decided you wanted to come to South Korea, breaking the news about your teaching aspirations to your family was very emotional. And it was hard to say good-bye at the airport. But you took the leap, knowing full well that you had no control over where you’d be living or what grade level … Continue reading
If you live in Seoul and have no time to grocery shop, Home Plus now offers virtual/mobile shopping!