A very crowded European Christmas market in Seoul.
On the first Saturday in December I joined a friend to check out the German Christmas Market at the Deutsche Schule Seoul International. For my friend it was a confusing language nightmare since she's fluent in German, English and Korean and all were being spoken around us. The event started at 5pm and continued until 8pm [...]
Our only night in Chiang Mai wasn't particularly exciting. While our itinerary said we'd go see a show or experience more of the local culture the majority of our group (myself included) weren't feeling all that great. So instead we opted for dinner and to wander around the Ploen Ruedee night market before going back [...]
After everyone met up again we took the bus to Sokcho Jungang Market, or the Sokcho Fish Market. We weren't given a lot of time, just enough for the majority of my coworkers to all get boxes and boxes of the specialty, a type 닭강정 (dakgangjeong). You'd think at a fish market my coworkers would have [...]
My friend only really had one thing planned when I arrived and it was to go to Seomun Market. This market is usually open only during the day and hasn't changed much other than growing bigger and bigger since the Joseon Dynasty. It's major selling point is fabrics but other things can be found as [...]
Bankok has a market for everything it feels like. Flower markets, night markets, flashlight markets, weekend markets and even floating markets. On the morning of my first day in Thailand I tried to sit and plan things I wanted to do. I wanted to do day tours and little trips but I was worried about [...]