The Traveler’s Guide to The Unique Tastes of South Korea (Part 2)

This series originally appeared on the now-defunct blog, Black In Korea in 2015. The story recaps a foreigner’s first trip to South Korea prior to becoming a resident alien in 2017. Oh good, you’re back! Is your appetite ready for more? I’m glad to hear it, because we’ll be on the move, leaving the Capitol…

The Traveler’s Guide to The Unique Tastes of South Korea (Part 1)

This series originally appeared on the now-defunct blog, Black In Korea in 2015. The story recaps a foreigner’s first trip to South Korea prior to becoming a resident alien in 2017.   Welcome! Take a seat at Jinju’s Cafe. No, this isn’t a real place, albeit there’s at least 4 to 5 thousand coffee shops and…

Breakfast Outside of Metro-Seoul [Part 1]

There’s a lot of things people talk about when they’re living and working abroad on countless blogs and YouTube channels. For some, it’s the pulling on the heartstrings about loved ones who aren’t physically close anymore. For others, there’s the adjustment to wet rooms over a solid bathtub. Yeah, boo-hoo or whatever. I’m here to…

How Good is Korean Food… In Ireland?

  Hey there folks, Oisin here. Yes, I know it’s a ridiculous name. It means ‘deer’ in Irish, but unfortunately no one can pronounce it outside of Ireland! So call me what you will. I’ve been called ‘Oh Shit’, ‘Ocean’, ‘Octopus’ and even ‘Washing Machine’ for some bizarre reason. I’ll be filling you in with…

How to Eat Out, Eat Healthy, and Stay Trim in Korea

Kayla McColl, a fitness model and teacher in South Korea, continues her series on how to stay fit in Korea. In the first part of her health series, she shared some of her negative “fat” experiences in Korea along with some healthy social eating habits she learned while living in Korea. Click here if you…

Rest for the Weary: Yeon Traveler’s Hangout Review

Samcheong Dong is home to many swanky bars, jazz clubs, restaurants, and coffee shops.  Every city has its artsy areas and Samcheong certainly delivers for Seoul.  If you live in Seoul, you should visit this area more often.  If you are visiting Seoul, you need include this area as you visit Insadong, the Blue House,…

First Date in Seoul? Try Yeon’s Travelers Hangout

Samcheong Dong is home to many swanky bars, jazz clubs, restaurants, and coffee shops.  Every city has its artsy areas and Samcheong certainly delivers for Seoul.  If you live in Seoul, you should visit this area more often.  If you are visiting Seoul, you need include this area as you visit Insadong, the Blue House,…