Gentle Monster: The Craziest Glasses Store Ever

If you’re ever in the market for the hippest glasses or want to experience an equally impressive art display, go to Gentle Monster in the Hongdae (홍대) area. This is one seriously creative store that Continue reading “Gentle Monster: The Craziest Glasses Store Ever”

Noryangjin Fish Market (노량진 수산시장)

If you’re looking to get your hands on some of the freshest seafood in Seoul, the Noryangjin Fish Market (노량진 수산시장) won’t disappoint! Visitors interested in seafood or unique places in general will have their sights and senses thoroughly stimulated by the plethora of wondrous sea creatures available for decadent consumption.

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Seoul Photos: Olympic Park (올림픽공원)

Looking for some outdoor art or just a nice park to explore? Check out Olympic Park (올림픽공원) which is the legacy of the 1988 Seoul Olympics. The place is very beautiful in the fall as the trees change colors. I saw quite a few photographers including wedding photographers which proves my point!  Continue reading “Seoul Photos: Olympic Park (올림픽공원)”

Seoul Photos: Namsan (남산)

Namsan (남산) is probably one of the most famous mountains in Seoul, in big part due to having the highest observation tower known as N. Seoul Tower (as well as Namsan Tower, Seoul Tower, YTN Tower). It’s located in the middle of Seoul, so the view from N. Seoul Tower is pretty nice. It’s extremely couple-oriented and you will pretty much run into only couples and tourist during your visit. Continue reading “Seoul Photos: Namsan (남산)”

Best Way to Exchange US Dollars to Korean Won

This was one of the biggest questions I had before going to South Korea, despite having gone there already. Since I would be footing the bill for this journey, I wanted to make the most of my (US) dollars and minimize fees. It wasn’t very apparent what the best method was after searching the internet, but I wanted to be prudent with my money. Continue reading “Best Way to Exchange US Dollars to Korean Won”