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April 16, 2010

Cider in Seoul: Thank you, Big Rock.

As I spend so much time away from home, it always gives me a warm & fuzzy feeling to find something heartily Canadian while abroad. This doesn’t happen often but it did when I stumbled upon (and eventually out of) the Big Rock Brewery pub in Seoul. In Gangnam, to be exact. Being a big, […]

January 27, 2010

Hurshimchung: scrubbed, salted, scalded and steamed

~photography not permitted beyond this point~ Having been to Korea dozens of times for business, I was beginning to get bored with the country when a friend of mine encouraged me to see Korea with different eyes and to do something that I hadn’t done before. A day after arriving in Busan, jet-lagged and tired […]

December 31, 2009

Favourite Things: Sam Gyeop Sal

Happy New Year, everybody! In just a few short weeks, I’ll be heading back to Korea. I don’t really like Korea in January as it is generally cold, cold, cold! I am nicely acclimatized in Vancouver and can’t really handle wintry weather anymore. Essentially, I’ve turned into a big west-coast wimp since leaving the prairies […]

September 27, 2009

Serviced Apartments in Seoul

Each time I’m in Seoul, Korea I stay at the M Chereville in Gangnam. While the location is super convenient and with walking distance of the vast majority of my appointments as well as all the food and entertainment you need, I vow each time I stay at the Chereville that I will never stay […]