Santorini, Greece (Things to do)

The last couple months, I’ve been itching for vacation. However, we are handcuffed to home so to speak until October, because of work. Thank goodness, October is almost here!! So what’s a girl to do but to reminisce about past trips. Since I’ve gotten you all up to speed in my last post on how to…

Santorini, Greece (Things to know before you go)

So here in the Washington D.C. area we’ve been experiencing some intense heat and humidity, but luckily we’re nearing the end of summer! YAY! But just because Summer is almost over, doesn’t mean you can’t still squeeze in a little summer vacation; and what better place to enjoy a beautiful relaxing vacation than the Greek…

7 Amazing Things About Japan

We have just come up on the 1 year anniversary of our climb to the summit of Mount Fuji; it is amazing to have the memories of the climb and none of shivering and aching feet.  This got me thinking about all the amazing fun we had while in Japan.  Part of what makes Japan…

Pasta Alla Vongole

This is one of my favorite pasta dishes and it’s oh so easy to make! The delicious briny clams paired with the garlic and wine are a perfect combination. I first started making this dish frequently because in South Korea, clams are plentiful and very inexpensive. I remember a time I got 3 packages of…

How to get Free GPS while traveling abroad!

Staying connected so I can navigate from place to place and research the tastiest nearby food options is a high priority for me. I’ve mentioned often in my “Things to Know Before You Go” posts how cheap and easy it is to get a local SIM cards when you are traveling. Usually that is the…

The Ups and Downs of Microblading

Laying under bright lights, listing to the scraping of the needles against my skin, I was wondering what the heck is happening up there and that’s when the burning began… I’m definitely not into the idea of suffering for beauty, honestly most days brushing my hair is the most I do to beautify. But, I…

Farewell Korea: A few of my favorite things

I know it’s been a little while since my last post, but as many of you may know, we have made our way back to the US after 3 years in Korea.  Packing up our house and moving ourselves and our dog Gomi halfway around the world has definitely been quite time consuming. You can…

Korean Royal Cuisine: Seokparang (Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea)

South Koreans are extremely proud of their heritage and their history; many of the biggest tourist attractions are the beautiful palaces, shrines, and temples through the country.  A large part of Korean history is based on the Korean Royalty, with the last king ruling until 1910.  So even though we know King’s eat well, it…

Passion Street (Namyeong, Seoul, South Korea)

One of the best parts of living in a big city and particularly Seoul is the close proximity of food options. Living at The Prime Apartments has definitely been super convenient. We are in a relatively “quieter” part of Seoul, are close to 3 subways: Namyeong, Sookmyung University, and Samgakji and have a lot of…

Da Chae ( Dongbinggo-dong, Seoul, South Korea)

If you are exploring Korean food and want to try something really delicious, you need to try Bulgogi. Bulgogi meat is a lot like the thinly sliced meat you would find in a Philly Cheesesteak, but instead of topped with cheese wiz, it’s marinated in a very light sweet sauce. You definitely have to try…