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 had¬†from one country to another! I’m used to the long haul, the … Continue reading Seoul, Day 1