Noryangjin Fish Market

For all the fish and seafood lovers, the massive Noryangjin fish market (노량진 수산물시장) is definitely worth a visit or two. Regarded as one of the top sights in Seoul by the Lonely Planet, the market is filled with rows and rows of all types of sea creatures ranging from live eels to fresh sashimi selection […]

Gyeongpo Beach in Gangneung

  Gyeongpo beach (경포대) is off the eastern coast of South Korea along the East Sea (otherwise known as the Sea of Japan). It is about 3 hours from Seoul by bus. If you are looking to get out of the city for the day, Gyeongpo is the place! It is possible to stay overnight, but […]

Gyeongdong Market

While I’m leaning over bags of wood chunks and yellow and velvet blossoms of scented plants unknown to me, someone pulls my arm and when I turn, I see through the lenses of the camera, a woman pointing at a metal bucket full of blue bags. The short skinny granny shoots something in Korean, looks […]