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…

Casablanca Sandwicherie and Morococo Cafe (Seoul, South Korea)

Everyone has that handful of restaurants that you just crave their food; and Casablanca is one of those restaurants to me.  Usually once a week, I will tell Scott that I NEED  a Shrimp Sandwich; this request is usually met with some eye rolling (not because he doesn’t enjoy their food, but because Scott doesn’t…

D’Maris Buffet (Seoul, South Korea)

**Update as of 02/14/2018 – this buffet has changed to Marincanto, although I have not been since the changeover, I have heard the buffet is similar to before** So you may have read my post of our visit to Todai buffet in Myeongdong.  Well I had heard from a few friends that they found another buffet…

House Hunting – Seoul Searching Part 2

So apartment hunting is hard work! We have definitely gotten used to the comforts of our house in Washington D.C. and forgotten that finding the right place takes time and a lot of looking around. We met with another realtor, Minjee with high hopes that we will see something that feels like home to us!…

Visit to the Jjimjilbang (Dragon Hill Resort and Spa)

So you’re probably wondering what a jjimjilbang is….it is basically the Korean version of a spa.  It is a place that offers sauna facilities, but at the  Dragon Hill (Seoul’s most famous jjimjibang), they have that and so much more. Dragon Hill Spa 40-713, Hangangno 3(sam)-ga, Yongsan-gu, Seoul (right next to the Ipark Mall) The Dragon…

House Hunting – Seoul Searching

Today, Day 1 of Apartment searching began.  From our housing orientation we have learned that realtors generally manage the units that they show you.  There is no MLS system like in the US where one realtor researches and shows you all available listings.  We were advised that you should work with 4-5 realtors to make sure that…

A stroll around Itaewon

After our orientation yesterday we decided to take a stroll around Itaewon, which is the closest district to the base. It was a quick walk (about 15 minutes). The area is quite a bit older looking than Myeongdong, everything seems run down. There was a main strip near the Hamilton Hotel that had a lot…