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Travel Tips for December in Korea

This page contains affiliate links. If you choose to purchase after clicking a link, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. It is officially winter in Korea which means it’s going to be cold. We’ve got tips on how to stay warm, but also some awesome events that’ll be taking place this winter. TEMPERATURE Winters in Korea are brutally harsh. Expect … Continue reading Travel Tips for December in Korea

BTS Cup Sleeve Events and More in Seoul

My mom is a hardcore ARMY mom, so I always try to hit up a few cup sleeve events whenever birthdays roll around. And you might think cafe events are limited to birthdays, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. There are album releases, anniversaries and even events to celebrate ad campaigns like Jungkook’s for Calvin Klein. We may not go heavy on wearing … Continue reading BTS Cup Sleeve Events and More in Seoul

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Christmas Markets in Seoul

‘Tis the season! If you thought Seoul’s winter nights couldn’t get brighter, think again. We’re about to see an onslaught of Christmas decorations as we enter the holiday season in South Korea! Every year, multiple venues host Christmas markets from large to small. Most Christmas markets are only available for a day or two. Notable exceptions include the H Village at The Hyundai and the … Continue reading Christmas Markets in Seoul

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An American Thanksgiving in Seoul

There’s nothing that brings a smile to my face faster than a Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings. I’m talking turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, biscuits and probably a pumpkin pie for good measure. And now, thanks to an ever-growing expat population, I never have to go a year without Thanksgiving in Seoul. And, being the pay-it-forward kind of people we are, here’s a list of … Continue reading An American Thanksgiving in Seoul

Travel Tips for November in Korea

November is here and Korea will slowly start shifting into winter. There are fewer outdoor events and festivals in November which gives us a chance to enjoy more of the eating and drinking culture in Korea. The weather has gotten very cold very quickly so for anyone looking to visit in winter (November – January), make sure to dress warm. TEMPERATURE Winter is coming with … Continue reading Travel Tips for November in Korea

2023 Hangang River Light Show

Ttukseom Hangang Park, located just south of Kunkuk University, is a popular place for dates, picnics, and just hanging out. Partly because of the nightlife of the university area, but also because of all the trendy cafes and restaurants. This year, the Ttukseom Hangang Park is hosting the 2023 Hangang River Light Show. The show takes place every Friday until the end of October with … Continue reading 2023 Hangang River Light Show

Travel Tips for October in Korea

Update 10/23/2023: Updated event, ‘RENT’ open concert. October is our favorite month in Korea. We’ve landed straight into fall with the perfect conditions for light layers or sweaters. There are lots of festivals and events going on throughout the country, so let’s get to it! TEMPERATURE Summer is long gone with temperatures between 24°C (75°F) ~ 21°C (70°F) during the day and a chilly 13°C … Continue reading Travel Tips for October in Korea