Seoul, Day 5

Annyeong haseyo! Our last day in Seoul, day 5. We slept in a bit and headed out around lunchtime to Gyeongbokgung Palace. On the way we found a wall of mirrors in the subway! Shoutout to Jansen, who is an awesome travelling companion and the chillest dude I’ve ever met! Despite not being a dad, … Continue reading Seoul, Day 5

Seoul, Day 4

Annyeong haseyo! We started day 4 in Seoul with an early lunch in Insa-dong. Here we had our first disappointing meal! nooooo The appetisers were the usual Korean affair, and good (I really liked the tofu – the sauce was spicy and the tofu was cool, a nice combination): And Paul’s chicken bulgogi was good, … Continue reading Seoul, Day 4

Seoul, Day 3

Annyeong haseyo! We wanted to go back to Yang Chul Cooking (the same place we went to Wednesday night for a cooking class) for lunch, so we started out day 3 by heading to Sinsa station. We got there early, so most places were closed, and we just walked around. The first area we were … Continue reading Seoul, Day 3

Seoul, Day 2

Annyeong haseyo! Day 2 dawned with a light dusting of snow and frigid -6C/21F weather. We decided to head out to the Bukchon Hanok village, so after a quick breakfast we set off. We took the train today – very nice, clean(ish), not too crowded, and a straight shot of about 15-20 minutes from our … Continue reading Seoul, Day 2

Seoul, Day 1

Annyeong haseyo! What a crazy (and wonderful!) first day we’ve had! On Tuesday we took a bus straight from Tatebayashi to Narita airport. The flight time from Narita to Incheon is only about two hours, and this was the shortest flight I’ve ever hadĀ from one country to another! I’m used to the long haul, the … Continue reading Seoul, Day 1