Yeouido Spring Flower Festival – Yeouido Cherry Blossom Festival

After what seemed like an eternal winter (not really complaining), spring has finally returned to Seoul. The first signal is the blooming of cherry blossoms all across the country; something I really look forward to every year. So far, this year has been a bit busy and I was afraid that my most recent trip to California was going to prevent me from partaking in … Continue reading Yeouido Spring Flower Festival – Yeouido Cherry Blossom Festival

Snackin’ On the Go (Part II)

Happy 2015 everyone! Hope your new year is off to a wonderful start. A few years ago I shared my top three must-have winter snacks in Korea. Now I’d like to ring in the new year by adding three more to the list! 붕어빵 (Bungeo Bbang)/ 잉어빵 (Eenguh Bbang) Bungeo bbang literally translates to “crucian carp bread. ” However, don’t let the name intimidate you, the only thing … Continue reading Snackin’ On the Go (Part II)

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 sugary goodness of candy. Quite frankly I prefer chocolate to … Continue reading White Day 2013

Valentine’s Day the Korean Way

Valentine’s Day in the states is a time for people to shower each other with gifts and affection. It’s a time to reaffirm your love to not only to your significant other but also family and friends. With couples, it’s also more of the man’s responsibility to plan a romantic evening/ day. I would have to say that that a lot of pressure lies on … Continue reading Valentine’s Day the Korean Way

A Hanbok for the New Year

새해 복 많이 받으세요, Happy Lunar New Year everyone!!! In Korea, 설날 (Seol-nal) marks the first day of the new year on the lunar calendar and is one of the most important holidays of the year. Being a family holiday, most people venture out to the countryside to spend this holiday gathered at the homes of their grandparents, but lucky for me my boyfriend’s grandmother lives … Continue reading A Hanbok for the New Year