Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018

South Korea has been gearing up for the Olympics in a variety of ways both small and large. Incheon is now broken up into two large terminals and there's a new train line that leaves from Incheon and continues all the way to the Olympics which is hosted on the other side of the country. [...]

Seoul Christmas Festival 서울 크리스마스 페스티벌

Seoul Christmas Festival 서울 크리스마스 페스티벌

Finding something to do for Christmas in Seoul can be daunting. Especially if you put off making reservations for a dinner. I actually didn't end up doing any dinners this year. Instead a friend visited and it was their first time in Seoul so we went and saw the Seoul Christmas Festival, which started in [...]

Itaewon Global Village Festival 이태원지구촌축제

Itaewon Global Village Festival 이태원지구촌축제

Every year on the main road of Itaewon there's a global village festival. Restaurants from throughout the neighborhood set up booths so you can walk down the street and try food from all over the world. There's performances, cultural events, a parade, and an insane amount of people, more so then even usual, in Itaewon. [...]

Jungnang Rose Tunnel-Seoul Rose Festival 서울 장미 축제

Jungnang Rose Tunnel-Seoul Rose Festival 서울 장미 축제

This last weekend brought flower festivals to Seoul in multiple locations, one being at Jungnang-gu 중랑구 around the rose tunnel. The Rose tunnel is along Jungnangcheon stream and can be reached from subway line 7 station Meokgol (exits 7,6 or 5) or station Junghwa (exits 4 or 3). You don't have to go during the Rose [...]

Daegu Lantern Festival

Daegu Lantern Festival

After dinner we headed to Duryu baseball park to get a spot for the festival. The lantern festival is in celebration of Buddha's birthday, and kicks off the celebrations a bit early.  (The date for Buddha's birthday changes depending on where you are, in Korea it's the 8th day of the 4th month of lunar [...]