Browsing the "South Korea" Category

Insadong: Finding Sikhye in Ssamziegil and the Famous Starbucks

In Vancouver, Insadong is just a Korean restaurant, but in Korea, it’s an awesome shopping/eating area. During my time in Korea, I knew I had to wander down this street. People have said it’s a good place to buy old [...]

August 13, 2012 Insadong, Korean

Lotteria: Hot and Spicy Chicken Burger in South Korea

Through all the pouring rain, I made my way to Dongdaemun to see the Great East Gate. It was very large, but there really wasn’t much to do except take a picture of it. I then got hungry, so I [...]

August 12, 2012 Dongdaemun, Fast Food, Four Beakers, Korean, South Korea

32cm Twist Ice Cream Cone in Myeong-Dong, Seoul

Wandering around Myeong-Dong in the middle of a monsoon was not a smart idea, you get really soaked from the rain even if you have an umbrella. It’s a great area to find face masks, dirt cheap jewelry and awesome [...]

August 10, 2012 Food for Thought, Myeong-Dong, Streetcart

Changing of Royal Guards at Deoksugung Palace and BiBimBap in Seoul

I made it a goal to try to explore a lot of the cultural sites in Seoul. I went to Deoksugung Palace to have a tour at 10:30am, but there was no tour, so I assumed their schedule changed.. or [...]

August 9, 2012 Jung-Gu, Korean, Two Beakers

Two Two Fried Chicken: Beer and Chicken in Seoul, South Korea

Two Two Fried Chicken is a chain restaurant in Seoul. Their first location was in Myeong-dong in 1978 under the name Gela Chicken, but changed their name in 1990. They now have several locations around Seoul and is still expanding [...]

August 8, 2012 Korean, Three Beakers, Yeoksam

Joe’s Sandwich: Lunch Near Changdeokgung Palace, South Korea

After getting off the plane at 6am, I dropped off my luggage at the hotel and headed straight to Changdeokgung Palace for an English tour. The english tour happens a few times a day, so you need to check when [...]

August 7, 2012 Jongno-gu, Sandwich, Three Beakers

Cathay Pacific: Meals and Beverages from Hong Kong to Korea

I decided to take a side trip to South Korea. I’ve always wanted to go and this was my chance to do so. Lots of things to see and lots of things to eat! The only seat available was on [...]

August 6, 2012 Airplane Meals, Hong Kong, South Korea