May brought my first major break with a 4 day weekend near the start. I jumped at the opportunity to explore a bit more of the country and headed to Busan for a mini vacation. I climbed to Seokbulsa Temple and experienced a jjimjilbang for the first time too. New foods galore as I tried traditional Korean … Continue reading Month 3: Thirty-one ways to spend May days
In April we were really able to get out there and explore since we've become more settled. We taste tested sweet Korean rice wine called makkoli, stocked up on familiar foods in Itaewon, and hiked up Cheonggyesan Mountain to celebrate Easter. The cherry blossoms and magnolia trees were a stunning sight during the first week of the month. … Continue reading Month 2: Ready to Explore
Our first month here in Korea absolutely flew by. I don't think either of us can believe that it's been almost a month and a half since we hopped on a plane and started this adventure. We want to be able to look back on all of it, from the big trips to the pretty … Continue reading Month 1: Welcome to Korea!