All posts by Hallie Bradley

Seoul, Korea: Tagpol Park
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July 14, 2014

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

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Summer + Live Music = Fun!

May 29, 2014, No comments

Warm weather begs people to head outside and is there a better place to head than one with live music? Check out this list with the top music festiva ...

Haeundae Sand Fetival

10 Summer Festivals You’ve Gotta Attend

May 27, 2014, No comments

Summer is almost here and along with the heat comes sun, flowers, and outdoor events to keep people active around the country. There’s everything fr ...

Gangseo Marsh Ecological Park

Walking In the Marshes

May 13, 2014, No comments

The westernmost of the 12 Hangang Parks is the boggy and bird friendly Gangseo Marsh Ecological Park (강서습지생태공원). The park was establi ...

  • Pole Pole in Hongdae
    Some Painting Fun in Hongdae
    March 20, 2014, No comments

    Not that easy to stumble upon, but worth the search, sitting near the train tracks that have been under construction for years in the Hongdae area is Pole Pole. Most people head the opposite direction, usually walking…

  • Chuotang
    Wait… I’m eating mud?
    February 26, 2014, No comments

    There have been a few times in Korea when I was glad that I wasn’t told what I was eating until after I was done eating it and chuotang was one of those times. Usually the issue is just with translations. Who wants to hear …

  • Spring Festivals
    10 Spring Festivals You Shouldn’t Miss!
    February 24, 2014, No comments

    Spring is coming! Spring is coming! As the end of winter approaches and people across the country start to shed their many warm layers in favor of lighter brightly colored pieces of clothing, the streets start to fill …

  • Family
    Why Korean Mother-in-Laws Are The Best
    February 18, 2014, No comments

    Korean mother-in-laws are by far the best mother-in-laws to have. Okay, my title is misleading and the first sentence may or may not be entirely true. I only have experience with one mother-in-law, from here on out MIL,…