All posts by Hallie Bradley

  • 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,…

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    The Addresses They Are A Changin’
    December 31, 2013, No comments

    Have you been getting letters in the mail in Korean and you can’t read anything except that you see your address is printed in the center or at the bottom with an arrow to another address? Have you been getting emails from…

  • A Snowy Walk on the Seoul Fortress Wall
    A Snowy Walk On the Seoul Fortress Wall
    December 21, 2013, No comments

    Huge flakes of snow were falling from the sky and to most it would have seemed an inopportune time to head out to hike the Fortress Wall of Bugaksan Mountain, but plans had been made and the hiking club members, no strangers…

  • Namhansanseong Fortress
    Walking Along Fortress Walls
    December 16, 2013, No comments

    Namhansanseong Fortress was established as a national park in 1954 and offers pleasant walking paths on the inside and outside of the wall. The paths not only follow the wall, but also lead to temples in the vicinity…

  • Lotte World Christmas Festival
    10 Things To Do This Winter In Korea
    December 5, 2013, No comments

    The chills are here to stay, but don’t let them keep you indoors and away from the fun. Like any other season, there’s still plenty to do across the country. Grab a coat, a parka, or whatever you call the warmest thing…

  • Cheongsong Porcelain Experience
    Cheongsong’s Unique White Porcelain
    November 17, 2013, No comments

    Ask any Korean why you should head to Cheongsong, Korea and they’ll probably tell you about Mt. Juwang National Park, delicious apples, or a prison. There are a few things that Cheongsong is famous for and one lesser…

  • 2013 Seoul Lantern Festival
    The Cheonggyecheon Lights Up
    November 10, 2013, No comments

    The 2013 Seoul Lantern Festival is in full swing, literally the lanterns are swinging from the bridges and wires that cross the Cheonggyecheon stream. Every night from November 1 to November 17 lanterns under the…