day 12-13: An-yeong Andong!

Julian and I decided to check out Andong.  One of the oldest surviving settlements in Korea, Andong flourished during the Joseon dynasty and became the center of Confucian studies. Today there are still many villages that maintain a traditional...

Read more

Day 14 -From one gut to another

My last night in Daegu, the choice was clear.  Makchang had to be consumed.  I had cautiously enjoyed it my first night in Korea, so I thought, why not.  I’m a foodie…and Daegu is famous for its makchang. Now if, you’ve forgotten, makchang is pig...

Read more

day 15: The “Hawaii” of Korea

Julian and I went to Jeju Island for 5 days.  Jeju is a sub tropical island that sits off the southern coast of Korea, a short 45 minute flight away from Seoul.  Korea loves to pitch it as the “Hawaii” of Korea.  I would just call it…Jeju...

Read more