Sarnie by Lord Sandwich
Restaurants

Sarnie by Lord Sandwich

Sometimes nothing quite hits the spot like a good sandwich, or sarnie as they are often called in the UK. The sandwich is considered to be named after John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, because of the claim that he was the inventor of this delicious food combination. As sort of an homage to the infamous … Continue reading

Happy Birthday Buddha!
Holidays / Landmarks

Happy Birthday Buddha!

Buddha’s birthday or 석가탄신일 fell on May 17th this year. For the entire month of May, Buddhist temples are decorated in beautiful colorful paper lanterns. You can actually find lanterns lined along many streets in Korea in celebration of this day as part of the Lotus Lantern Festival. Because this is considered a national holiday, government … Continue reading

White Day 2013
Culture / Holidays / Restaurants

White Day 2013

Exactly one month after Valentine’s Day comes the holiday known as White Day. While guys get all the love, attention and chocolate on Valentine’s Day, March 14th is a time for them to return the favor to their lovely ladies. Unlike the  chocolate inspired deliciousness that is Valentine’s Day, White Day focuses more on the … Continue reading