Kimchi making and sharing festival

Kimchi making and sharing festival

“[…] 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 … Continue reading

Global Seoul Mate prize

Global Seoul Mate prize

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 🙂  

Do you know the meaning of the Korean flag?

Do you know the meaning of the Korean flag?

Before coming to South Korea I did not know much about this country and every day of life here is a discovery of some new facts and interesting anecdotes  about this culture. This weekend the Korean flag is up on every mast and even on cars around Seoul (and around the country) as yesterday (15th August) was South … Continue reading

Gaeta and surrounding coastline: a break from Rome city

Gaeta and surrounding coastline: a break from Rome city

Have you landed in Rome on a hot summer day and after visiting all its treasures and melting your shoes on the hot streets you are wondering how to take a break from it all without giving up on beauty and great food?

No need to despair. A couple of hours’ drive from the Italian capital it is possible to chill on a beach, eat fresh seafood and cool down in the gentle sea breeze. Head to Gaeta, Sperlonga, San Felice Circeo and Lago di Paola (or Lago di Sabaudia) Continue reading

Global Seoul Mate 2014

Global Seoul Mate 2014

I have been selected as one of 200 Global Seoul Mates for 2014. Very exciting, not that I needed an excuse but certainly an exciting incentive to discover more of Seoul and share my experiences with you. Continue reading

Day out of Seoul: Cheonan wakeboard cable park

Day out of Seoul: Cheonan wakeboard cable park

Last Sunday we went to check out the Cheonan Wakeboarding Cable park. It was a fun day out from Seoul and very good exercise. Location The wakeboarding cable park is in the outskirts of the city of Cheonan. Cheonan is a city about 83 km south of Seoul. The actual cable park is located in the outskirts of … Continue reading