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Suwon’s Mr. Toilet House

[button link="The URL of the button" variation="lightgrey"]Suwon’s Mr. Toilet House 수원 화장실문화공원[/button] Late Suwon mayor Sim Jae-duck was born in his grandmother’s outhouse, so perhaps it’s no surprise he maintained…

Olympic Park

[box_light] Olympic Park  올림픽공원 [/box_light] The colors of autumn are amazing right now at Olympic Park. The public park consists of rolling hills, grassy meadows, trees, and flower gardens, all within an urban environment.…

Mt. Dobongsan

[box_dark]Mt. Dobongsan 도봉산[/box_dark] Mt. Dobongsan, located northeast of Bukhansan National Park, is considered one of Seoul’s finest mountains, with its curiously shaped boulders and craggy cliffs. The highest point is Jaunbong,…

Rediscovering the Energy of Jongno 2-ga

Plenty to explore in backalleys of Seoul’s old downtown Written by Robert J. Fouser For Koreans in their 40s and 50s, Jongno 2-ga is a place rich with memories. During the harsh years of Japanese colonial rule (1910–1945), Jongno…

BUSAN-Film and firework festivals light up Korea’s second city

Written and photographed by Peter DeMarco It’s not much of a secret anymore that the best time of year to visit Busan is the fall. Some would argue that it’s summer, when its beaches are at their best and the sun is blazing. But relaxing…

Quick Bites

Quick Bites SSG Food Market (Cheongdam-dong) This gourmet grocery store in the ritzy Cheongdam-dong area is changing Korean attitudes on food. They offer artisan local and international products in a polished storefront that is…
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Ichon Hangang Park

[box_dark]ICHON HANGANG PARK | 이촌한강공원 Pleasant leisure space offers views, history[/box_dark]     Ichon Hangang Park is located on the north side of the Hangang River between Jungnangcheongyo Bridge and Wonhyodaegyo…
  A LITTLE TASTE OF EVERYTHING (AROUND GWANGHWAMUN)   Day 2   Breakfast Bonjuk’s orange-colored pumpkin porridge is an excellent way to get your day started. It is filling and full of vitamins. Plus it…

Seoul International School

Seoul International School Seoul International School (SIS) is a dedicated learning community driven by the belief that challenging curricula, inspired instruction, and high expectations are the hallmarks of an outstanding education. Its…