Busan, South Korea: May 2016

Last weekend was a three day weekend, so I took the opportunity to visit Busan with a friend! Busan is the second largest city in South Korea.  It’s also the furthest south.  The best way to get there is by the high speed rail line, the KTX.  As we were traveling I noticed we inched…

Donghae, South Korea: May 2016

Last weekend I went with some friends to Donghae.  Donghae is a coastal city on the East coast of Korea.  There are trains that go that direction but it takes forever, so instead we drove! This was my first road trip in Korea and I will definitely say I’ll do it again – next time…

Gapyeong, South Korea: May 2016

A few weeks ago I traveled out to Gapyeong, which is about an hour train ride east of Seoul.  So from my apartment it’s about two hours, one hour to Seoul and one hour east to Gapyeong.  There is a major city out there, Chuncheon, which is known for their dakgalbi, which is basically a…

Seoul, South Korea – Baseball: April 2016

Two weeks ago I went to a baseball game with some friends.  A friend’s mom was visiting, so what better way to experience Korea than a baseball game? To start with, a big part of Korean baseball games is the food.  There are countless food vendors outside with prepacked food that you can buy and…

Blossoms

Last year when I first arrived in Korea I was amazed by the cherry blossoms.  I never actively went and looked at them because I was new to Korea and trying to get my things in order, so I felt this year I needed to at least go looking. See, I should have put a…