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Hiking in Seoul: Achasan and Bukhansan

I don’t have any official statistics, but if I had to guess I would say that hiking is the Korean national pastime. A large part of this is probably due to the fact that about 70 percent of the Korean … Continue reading

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The Best Brunch in Seoul

In my opinion, a weekend isn’t truly great until you’ve sat down to recap the events of the last night over great food.  Enter brunch.  Brunch is the meal that allows for the perfect fusion of eating and socializing.  A … Continue reading

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Biking the Han

On Sunday Seoulites were graced with the presence of something we hadn’t seen on a weekend in months.  The sun.  The constant cloudiness and rainfall the past two months had me believing that I was living in my personal version … Continue reading

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Celebrating Korean Independence Day

I’m taking a break from the Bali coverage today to write about a special holiday to the Korean people.  On August 15 of every year Korea celebrates its liberation from Japanese occupation.  At the end of World War II the … Continue reading

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Inside a Korean Kitchen

When I arrived in Seoul I had eaten Korean food all of one time, the day I signed my contract for this job.  I was unfamiliar with even the most basic dishes and flavors of Korean cookery.  As someone whose … Continue reading

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An Introduction to K-League

This past weekend I attended my first K-League soccer game.  K-League is the highest league of professional soccer in South Korea and is currently comprised of 16 teams.  FC Seoul, the only team located in the capital city, are reigning … Continue reading

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More than OK Kitchen

OK2 Kitchen is Seoul’s attempt at European style haute cuisine.  If compared to establishments in the United States serving the same type of food, OK2 Kitchen would probably fall a little short, but in a sea of Korean and mediocre … Continue reading

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