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

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

Go to Midopa Coffee House like V from BTS

One thing that K-pop and K-drama fans may not realize is that a lot of movies and music videos aren’t shot on sets. They’re shot on location at restaurants, hotels and cafes. The same goes for photo albums which is why my eyebrows shot up when I got V’s Layover album. Don’t get me wrong, I’m absolutely in love with the music. But the photocards … Continue reading Go to Midopa Coffee House like V from BTS

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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