Gamaksan Mountain Trail 감악산

This year's winter teacher field trip came early. We rented a bus and headed to Paju for a day of touristy site seeing. My co-teacher was super sweet and despite not going translated the schedule into English for me. What I should've done with this information was research the places we were going before hand … Continue reading Gamaksan Mountain Trail 감악산

German Christmas Market

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 … Continue reading German Christmas Market

Sweet East Dessert Cafe 스윗이스트

Located in one of the winding paths of Itaewon is the Sweet East Dessert Cafe which specializes in funnel cake. A friend of mine mentioned it recently as we were discussing seasonal things we miss, like pumpkin spice lattes. I don't really drink pumpkin spice lattes but a lot of cafes in Chicago also made … Continue reading Sweet East Dessert Cafe 스윗이스트

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. … Continue reading Itaewon Global Village Festival 이태원지구촌축제


Sunnyyoo is a Mexican restaurant in Yangpyeong a short distance from Yongmun station. It's part art gallery of sunflower paintings using coffee beans, part cafe that sells baseball caps, and part Mexican restaurant. It's one of my friends favorite spots. I ordered a chicken quesadilla and blueberry yogurt smoothie. The chicken quesadilla was soft and … Continue reading Sunnyyoo

Dreamy Camera Cafe 꿈꾸는사진기

In Yangpyeong, a little over 10,000 won taxi ride into the mountains from Yongmun station is a two story Rolleiflex camera that trades in dreams. It's not the easiest place to get to, I suggest taking a taxi or driving, while there is a bus stop somewhat nearby it is not close and you'll have to … Continue reading Dreamy Camera Cafe 꿈꾸는사진기