Tag Archives: korea
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, […]

March 19, 2010

Honey Orange Latte, I ♥ you.

I was secretly hoping I would find this Starbucks special somewhere in Taiwan, where I’ve been working the last week, but I guess not. The Honey Orange Latte was released by Starbucks Korea in January 2010 as part of their “Year of the Tiger” promotion. Sadly, it’s appearance was too brief. Until next time, Honey […]

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 […]

January 6, 2010

Feel-good photos from Seoul & Tokyo

Welcome to 2010! For the first post of the year, I thought I would share just a couple of feel-good photos I found on my phone recently. Love your life Love your dream I see this building each time I go to Incheon Airport. It’s a good reminder. The days sparkle during sakura season at […]

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 […]