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…

2018 Winter Olympics (Pyeongchang, South Korea)

Winter is coming, oh wait just kidding! Winter is here and once every 4 years we get to experience something really exciting during winter! No not leap year, the Winter Olympics! Today marks 1 week since the Olympics started here in Pyeongchang, South Korea, so I wanted to share our trip to the 2018 Winter…

Weird foods – Corn on the Cob Ice Cream

Asia is known for delicious noms, many showcasing new and innovative flavors, but I’m not sure that corn ice cream should be one of them. Watch as I give this corn on the cob ice cream a try in Seoul, South Korea. What will they think of next?!

Tallinn, Estonia

During our trip to Finland, we had found out that Tallinn, the capital of Estonia was a short ferry ride away, so we decided that we would do an overnight there.  Now you may be thinking, Estonia? Is that the country where vampires are from? Oh wait that’s Transylvania. Or is it where the Flintstones…