Travel

First leg of my trip – Gyeongsan to Busan by Korail

Bags are packed, my puppy is boarded, now I’m on my way. I travel from Gyeongsan to Busan today, because my flight leaves really early from there. I had a migraine yesterday, so it’s left me with ultra-low energy today, unfortunately. One step at a time. PHOTOS: on the left, leaving home wearing my Mandala… Continue reading First leg of my trip – Gyeongsan to Busan by Korail

My Neighborhood

Folk Village in Winter: a little Old Korea near my home

Just a few minutes' walk from my home, at the edge of the Yeungnam University campus, is a charming folk village that is a favorite spot for field trips, early-morning promenades, and bird-watching. The folk village is actually a complex of relocated historic buildings. In 1975, the first of its buildings was installed - a… Continue reading Folk Village in Winter: a little Old Korea near my home

Expat in Korea

A little Christmas shopping, Korea-style

Today I did some holiday shopping, and stopped at one of my favorite places in the city, Seomun Market. Tailors working in the DIY areaHats galoreMy quick lunch today: bibim guksu (noodles, vegetables, and chili paste). The green chili peppers are eaten raw, and taste a lot like a slightly spicy capsicum. I wrote about… Continue reading A little Christmas shopping, Korea-style