Bongeunsa Temple | Seoul, South Korea

If you are a newcomer or just visiting Seoul, you will want to put Bongeunsa Temple on your must-see places in Seoul list.  When I first moved to Seoul in 2014, my neighbors invited me along on a visit to this temple and I fell in love. My first impression was seeing all of these yellow mums …

War and Love – The War Memorial of Korea

Opened in 1994, The War Memorial is located on the former site of the Army’s Headquarters in Yongsan, central Seoul. The War Memorial of Korea consists of over 13,000 items on display in 7 indoor exhibits, including the Memorial Hall, War History Room, Korean War Room, Expeditionary Forces Room, ROK Armed Forces Room, and the …

Surviving Your First Year in Korea

Ahnyeong haseo!  Welcome to Korea! The article below is from an Irish expat and should prove helpful if you are a newbie, like me. Have you ever lived in Korea? Do you have any helpful tips or tidbits of information to add to the list?  Check back often as I will update this post with more …