All posts tagged Winter

February 26, 2014

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 …

Piping hot and ready to eat, bungeoppang will warm your tummy and your heart!

Tasty Korean Winter Snacks

February 3, 2014, No comments

While there are many things to dread about winter – the cold, the dark, the long days spent indoors – there are also more than a few perks to en ...


10 Ways to Stay Warm During Winter in Korea

January 24, 2014, No comments

Let me just make one thing clear. I am not a fan of Korean winters. Sure, the snow can be beautiful and the holiday decorations do make me fuzzy insid ...

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 M ...

  • 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…

  • A boy plays on a traditional Korean ice sledge
    Korea and the Winter that Was
    March 15, 2013, No comments

    If you peruse this blog long enough, you’ll know that Koreans they’re very proud of their four distinct seasons. We’re moving into spring now, and while some of us enjoyed winter, some of use simply made due. Either…

  • Everlasting love for Jeju citrus fruit
    Winter addiction: Citrus-itis of the best kind
    January 31, 2013, No comments

    Jeju Citrus-itis, to be exact. Come winter and it’s time for gamgyul (감귤, tangerines/mandarin oranges) and hallabong (한라봉), the top citrus fruit that hail from Jeju Island. As Steve wraps up his Jeju Travel…