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…

Seoul Nights Time Lapse

A friend of mine recently introduced me to time lapses on the GoPro and showed me what fun it is!  Scott and I decided to try a time lapse from outside our window at The Prime Apartments near Namyeong Station in Seoul, South Korea.  The end result came out quite nice; definitely looking forward to…

Sticky Ricky’s (Namyeong, Seoul, South Korea)

I’ve got a new sweetie and his name is Sticky Ricky. On the other side of Sookmyung University Station, Sticky Ricky has been serving homemade ice cream for about 4 months.  The ice cream is made in a traditional American style and offers some creative flavors that are super creamy, sticky and delicious! Since it’s…

13 quirky things about Korea

We have been living in Korea for over 2.5 years now and my friends and family back home are always asking us to share our experiences living here.  Throughout our time here we have definitely noticed little things that we find very interesting and/or amusing and very different from back home.  Originally I was planning…

Samgak Pizza (Namyeong, Seoul, South Korea)

Next up on our list of places to eat on “Passion Street” or “Passion Island” is Samgak Pizza.   As the sign in their window states, “pizza is the best triangle in the world,” and having a place downstairs from our house is awesome for those non-cooking nights! Samgak Pizza (삼각핏자) 43-23, Wonhyoro 1(iI)-ga, Yongsan-gu,…

Dall Pasta (Namyeong, Seoul, South Korea)

Recently a string of new establishments has been popping up near our house.  This area is known as  “Passion Street” or “Passion Island.”  As the new places come up, we have been slowly but surely checking them out one by one.  Surprisingly, some of them are quite good!  So over the next few weeks, I…

The Market Kitchen, Four Seasons Hotel (Seoul, South Korea)

Well last week was a big day for Scott and I, well really I mean for me….it was my birthday! And no, I won’t be divulging what number birthday it was, but let’s just say I’m over 21, lol.  Scott had the great idea for us to visit one of the nice hotels in Seoul and…

Okinawa, Japan (Things to do and eat)

The main reason for our trip to Okinawa was to get some rest and relaxation.  We purposely planned it so that most of our time was spent on the beach relaxing and relax we did! It’s amazing how great it is to sometimes just take it easy and rest and recharge. Okuma Beach Our beach…

Okinawa, Japan (Things to know before you go)

Okinawa is made up of multiple islands located in the southernmost prefecture of Japan,  Due to it’s location, Okinawa enjoys pretty temperate weather year round and consequently is known for being a great beach getaway. Aside from the great weather and the beaches, it is also very conveniently located for those of us in the…