All posts by Hallie Bradley

The Soul of Seoul: Ducks: LOL
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February 24, 2015
Learning a new language is a difficult task for anyone. Some of my favorite words or phrases are the ones that are just so literal in my own language that they are hilarious. Here have been some of my favorites that I still…
The Soul of Seoul: Han River Bridge

10 Ways To Enjoy the Han River

February 2, 2015, No comments

The Han River is an iconic natural symbol that runs through the center of the city of Seoul. The construction projects that began in the 1980s to give ...

Lotte World Christmas Festival

10 Winter Festivals To Get Out of the House For!

December 5, 2014, No comments

Winter is quickly approaching. The breezes are becoming chillier and the fashionable light weather jackets are being swapped for parkas and snug coats ...

The Soul of Seoul: Yangnyeongsi Herbal Market

The Yangnyeongsi Herbal Medicine Market

November 4, 2014, No comments

During the Joseon Dynasty some 600 years ago, Bojewon a medical institution was set up in Jegi-dong. ‘Won’ means an inn that was located along a m ...

  • Seoul, Korea: Tong-in Market
    Tong-in Market: Eating on a Budget
    August 28, 2014, No comments

    Traditional markets dot the map of Seoul with some becoming more popular than others either due to a central location, the size or a delicacy or item you just won’t get anywhere else. Tong-in Market (통인시장)…

  • Suncheon Bay Reed Festival 2014
    10 Autumn Festivals Not to be Missed
    August 18, 2014, No comments

    Autumn is headed our way and as the summer heat leaves us and tank tops are covered with jackets and colorful scarves people look for still more fun to have before the cold winter chills take over. There are plenty of festivals…

  • Jeju, Korea: Sanbang Grotto
    Legends & Grottos
    July 31, 2014, No comments

    This mountain was the peak of Mt. Halla before it was broken off and thrown to this spot in the southwest part of Jeju island, at least that’s one of the legends that surrounds the Sanbang mountain (산방산) and the…

  • Seoul, Korea: Tagpol Park
    Independence in Tapgol Park
    July 14, 2014, No comments

    While it is unclear exactly when Tapgol Park (탑골공원) was first established in Jongno-gu, it’s relevance in the history of the city is unquestioned. The site originally housed Weongaksa Temple and remnants…