Jeju-do (Day 3): Cafes, Sushi and Flying Home

On our final day in Jeju, we woke up, got ready and had our last serving  of homemade abalone porridge (전복죽). We seriously couldn’t get enough. After that, we packed our bags into the car and thanked the owners of the pension for a wonderful stay. This was quite possibly the most hospitable place we have ever stayed at. We wished we had had more time … Continue reading Jeju-do (Day 3): Cafes, Sushi and Flying Home

Jeju Black Pork @ Seogwipo Heukdon (서귀포흑돈)

After returning to our pension for some much needed showers (all 3 of us), we felt a bit defeated by our less than “restful” beach day. All we really wanted was to have a nice quiet Jeju black pork dinner together, but it was late and the idea of driving around looking for a place that would accommodate us and our fur baby sounded like a … Continue reading Jeju Black Pork @ Seogwipo Heukdon (서귀포흑돈)

Jeju-do (Part 2): Pension Stay, Sightseeing and Snacking

Pension Stay My boyfriend and I always stay in hotels when we travel, but since we had our dog with us this time around we decided to look into some other options. The boyfriend found us a lovely (somewhat secluded) little pension overlooking the ocean. The owners of the pension, who also live on the premises, were very warm and welcoming. Since they had a dog of … Continue reading Jeju-do (Part 2): Pension Stay, Sightseeing and Snacking

Jeju-do: Loveland (제주러브랜드) **NSFW**

Loveland is what I consider to be one of Korea’s little anomalies. In a country where the talk of sex is often taboo and even even proper sexual education is practically non existent, Loveland seems a bit out of place (to say the least). After the Korean War, Jeju-do became a popular honeymoon destination for newlyweds (and remains one today). Though it’s not as common now, many … Continue reading Jeju-do: Loveland (제주러브랜드) **NSFW**