I guess I had not considered that sleeping in a museum wouldn’t involve much sleeping. As I briefly think again about the short after-dinner lecture on ‘sleeping in space’ it’s hard not to think that going to sleep on a thin foam pad on a hard floor at 3am and being woken up in earnest at 7:30 am would most likely disrupt my Sunday’s circadian cycle.
One of the perks of living overseas is that even an ordinary unplanned lazy weekend can transform into an exciting adventure; life in Seoul is no exception. Here is a quick recipe for a great weekend. Tried and tested. 1. Lazy breakfast Indulge in a lazy brunch: The Flying Pan in Gangnam, at the bottom of …
Recently we went for a trip to mount Jirisan. I had wanted to go for a while after seeing photos of it covered in snow and photos or beautiful autumn foliage but the opportunity came outside of these seasons just a couple of weekends ago. Being early spring we planned the visit to match with Jirisan …
A photo diary of our weekend trip to Jeollanam-do
This past weekend we went out of Seoul to Mount Taebaeksan and Chuam beach. Beautiful places for a winter escape!
So here we are at the 3rd mission of the Global Seoul Mate project.
This is a hard one: it is quite challenging for me to fit in everything that Seoul has meant to me over the course of 2014 without being overly verbose.
The first snow flakes of winter 2014-2015 in Seoul (photos).
At 836m height Bukhansan may not sound like the most impressive mountain to hike however should you decide to venture up Seoul’s tallest peak you may find that this modest figure bears no correlation to the beauty and wonders that this mountain has on offer.
“[…] You cannot do that, it’s like asking a Korean not to eat Kimchi”. The speaker paused. I shifted slightly on my chair and looked at the group of ladies sitting around the table with me. There was a slight giggle of surprise then it was clear that everybody understood. Had you entered the room …
Not long ago I wrote about being selected as one of the Global Seoul Mates. The first mission has been assigned and ended and my submission was amongst the winning ones (thank you to all those who voted for it!). The other day I received my prize in the post. Here are some photos 🙂