Category Archives: South Korea

Eating Food, Glorious (and Luscious) Korean Food

  To us, life is not worth living without a chance to taste, like, eat and savor different foods while traveling or not traveling. Particularly foods with some “zest” which Korean foods have in abundance. There was a bit of

United Airlines 737-900 First Class Seoul-Tokyo

We had Business Class seats for the flight between Tokyo and Chicago, First Class on United Airlines 737-900 because this equipment has First and Economy only. Not happy at check-in to learn that the flight to Chicago already had a

#1 or #2 Rated Seoul Incheon Airport and Asiana Lounge

  We arranged for a pre-paid, flat-fare taxi from JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square to Incheon Airport ($65 USD). Not the cheapest but most convenient for us. The fastest way to Incheon is by Express Train (43 minutes leaving from Seoul

Charming and Traditional Bukchon Village in Seoul

  Bukchon Hanok Village has hundreds of traditional hanok houses latin back to the Joseon Dynasty. Bukchon, “Northern village,” is north of two Seoul landmarks, Cheonggyecheon Stream and Jongno. It is important for visitors to know that Bukchon Hanok Village

The Easy-to-Use Seoul Subway

  The Seoul subway system is as easy as it appears in the video below. South Korea does love its technology which makes traveling around the country a snap. Just one warning: Don’t forget to take your change like we

Itaewon Shopping Area in Seoul, South Korea

  I read that Itaewon is a “must” area for shoppers in Seoul and was so disappointed! I walked, looked, and stayed perhaps 10 minutes before taking a subway back to the JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square. Itaewon was popularized by