Christmas Dinners in Seoul

There’s nothing quite like digging into cuts of smoked turkey while the Christmas tree lights sparkle and your family struggles to stay awake after gobbling up plates of mashed potatoes. Except the same with sweet potatoes. Plenty of Christmas dinners are available all around Seoul and we’ll be listing them right up to the holiday proper. Whether you’re looking for turkey, ham, lamb or something … Continue reading Christmas Dinners in Seoul

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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

French Christmas Village at The Hyundai Seoul

While people back stateside celebrate thanksgiving in November, in Korea we typically celebrate thanksgiving in September. This means Christmas festivities kick-off on November 1st, which is perfect for those visiting before the “official” holidays who want to experience some of that Christmas magic in Seoul. This year The Hyundai Seoul wasted no time (or expense) in setting up their holiday decor, complete with a beautiful … Continue reading French Christmas Village at The Hyundai 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

Christmas Decoration Shopping in Korea

Christmas in Seoul is magical. Every year it seems like the city embraces the festive warmth of the season just a little bit more. The subway stations, streets and malls are all decked out in glittering lights, fully decorated trees and all sorts of grand displays. I think it’s safe to say that we could all use a bit of extra holiday cheer this year, … Continue reading Christmas Decoration Shopping in Korea

Cherry Chocolate Kiss-Mas Cookies

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and I have a new Christmas recipe for you all. Last year Joan and I collaborated on a super easy No-Bake Christmas Truffle tutorial. This year I wanted to share a recipe I’ve been tinkering with for a few years now. It requires baking, but it’s still pretty easy to make and it’s always a crowd pleaser. They make great … Continue reading Cherry Chocolate Kiss-Mas Cookies

German Christmas Market in Seoul

December is my favorite month of the year. I love the festivities, foods, decorations and overall vibe that surrounds Christmas time. In the 7 years or so that I’ve live here in Korea, the level of “holiday cheer” has definitely increased as younger generations continue to embrace western holidays. It’s still quite different from what we experience back stateside, but you still get Christmas trees in … Continue reading German Christmas Market in Seoul

Christmas Truffles Recipe

Homemade Christmas gifts are always a great option when you have a lot of people to cover on your list and baked goods are often the popular choice. Unfortunately, some of us may not have access to the proper baking equipment, ingredients can be pricy and-let’s be honest-baking is not easy for everyone. So I have a cute, cheap and practically fool-proof recipe for you guys! … Continue reading Christmas Truffles Recipe