Sweet Sweet Strawberries!

Nonsan Strawberry Festival 2014

It’s strawberry season, as if you didn’t notice the bucketfuls being sold in the markets and from trucks driving through your neighborhoods everywhere right now. Nonsan is Korea’s largest strawberry producer and the city welcomes people from near and far … Continue reading

Flea Market Fun

Gwanghwamun Flea Market

Every Sunday from March to October, traffic is blocked going southbound and tents are erected for a big flea market on the Gwanghwamun Square just in front of Gyeongbukgung Palace. From 11 o’clock in the morning to 4 in the … Continue reading

Healthy Greens

Oh Sae Gae Hyang Vegetarian Restaurant

“Steamed outer leaves of greens with soybean paste and sesame”. The menu left a lot to interpretation I felt as I perused the options. Greens? Which greens? I’ve been living in Korea long enough to know that there are a … Continue reading

Moon Bird Only Thinks of the Moon

Moon Bird Only Thinks of The Moon Tea House

Little wooden doorways that open up into dark cinnamon and ginger scent filled tea houses are scattered around Insa-dong, but it can take a trained eye to spot the good ones. There are bigger, brighter and busier cafes that sit … Continue reading

Flowers in Jongno

Jongno's Flower Market Alley

This past Sunday the sun was shining, parka weather said goodbye and a warm breeze was blowing so naturally I couldn’t help but head out for a walk. I headed to Jongno to see what was going on and for … Continue reading

Learning About Freedom Fighters in Independence Park

Dongnimmun Gate

Seodaemun Independence Park was built on the grounds of what used to be a prison for freedom fighters and activists during the Japanese occupation. Much of the prison was relocated to Uiwang, Gyeonggi-do in 1987 but seven of the buildings … Continue reading

Do you want to be a WKB?

Cheongsong Apple Festival

Do you want to be a Worldwide Korea Blogger like me? Well, you can be! The Worldwide Korea Blogger program was started in the beginning of 2011. Run by the Korean Culture and Information Service, certain posts by the bloggers … Continue reading

The National Museum of Korea

National Museum of Korea

Come spring and summer the rain will inevitably start to fall and when it does people start to look for things to do inside. The National Museum is not only a great thing to do when it’s too cold or … Continue reading

There’s Still Time!

s Lantern Festival Supporters

Though technically the deadline to apply to be a volunteer at the Lotus Lantern Festival has passed, the door is still quite open. There are still spots and until noon on March 18th, you can still apply. The application process … Continue reading