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Food Coma in Hongdae

Last week, I met a friend for lunch at Ciuri Ciuri, a fantastic Italian restaurant in Hongdae. It’s run by a Sicilian couple, and the owner himself waited on us and told us about all the dishes. I can’t wait … Continue reading

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Snow Day in Seoul

Last Friday, we had a lovely snowfall here in Seoul. I decided to forgo a hot-chocolate-and-pajamas day in favor of getting a few shots of snow at a couple of palaces. In the morning, I headed out to Gyeongbokgung (along … Continue reading

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Olympic Park

Last weekend on a beautiful fall day, Domingos and I decided to check out Olympic Park, where the 1988 Olympics took place. The park was actually built in 1986 for the 1986 Asian Games as well as the 1988 Seoul … Continue reading

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What Really Matters

Eating and drinking, of course! I know you’re all dying to know what I’ve been eating lately. The answer is: there haven’t been a lot of new places to share as I’ve been visiting old favorites, but here are a … Continue reading

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Chrysanthemum Festival

Last week, I went to a lovely chrysanthemum festival at the Jogyesa Temple near Insadong.  I believe the festival is there until November 11, so there’s still time to go and see this autumn flower showcased in many different ways.

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Out and About in the Fall

A week ago, I went to Nami Island with a few friends. We ended up missing the fast train, so we were stuck taking the regular subway to get there. With a long transfer wait partway, it took over two hours! … Continue reading

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International Fireworks Festival

Last weekend, my awesome friend Jen invited us to a V.I.P. viewing reception for the Seoul International Fireworks Festival, sponsored by the Hanwha Group. The reception was in a cafe on the Han River right in front of the 63 … Continue reading

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More Food? Don't Mind If I Do!

… Or, the story of how Anjali eventually doubled in size. It must seem like I’m always eating amazing food here in Seoul. And I pretty much am. I should probably double up on my workouts. A few more delicious eats:

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More Food? Don’t Mind If I Do!

… Or, the story of how Anjali eventually doubled in size. It must seem like I’m always eating amazing food here in Seoul. And I pretty much am. I should probably double up on my workouts. A few more delicious eats:

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Mr. Brainwash: Life Is Beautiful Exhibit

Sunday afternoon, a couple of friends and I went to the opening exhibit of the new ARA Modern Art Museum in Insadong. This exhibit was an inspiring and creative presentation called “Life Is Beautiful” by pop artist Thierry Guetta, who goes by the name … Continue reading

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Han River Cruise

So we finally got around to taking one of those Han River cruises. I have to say, it was pretty bland. Maybe I’ve just been lucky to take some really cool river cruises in my day, like the one we … Continue reading

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Trick-Eye Museum

I’ve been dying to check out the Trickeye Museum in Hongdae for ages, so I dragged my visiting family and reluctant husband there with me one day in September. I think we all ended up having a lot of fun … Continue reading

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A Climb up to N Seoul Tower

After a delicious lunch at Myeongdong Kyoja, Dirk, Tracy, and I decided to tackle the walk up to N Seoul Tower. There were a few stairs along the way!

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Cooking Bibimbap

I realize that bibimbap is one of the easiest Korean dishes to make, but I thought it would be fun to sign up for a cooking class while Dirk and Tracy were visiting. This is the class we booked, and it … Continue reading

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Family Visit: All About the Food

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