December 22, 2010

Eat Patjuk and Drive Evils Away!

Today is Dongji 동지. The logest night of the year. I should explain some background for this. Okay, the traditional East Asian calendars divide a year into 24 solar terms. And Dongji is 22nd solar term of the year. And […]
December 2, 2010

Olle Course 10 Expedition – A Story by Thomas M. Holst

#The New Contents! The very first Guest of honor on #Runaway tales by Runawayers Category is Thomas M. Holst. Tom is from Omaha, US, and spend last few years in China and Korea. We met on my recent Jeju trip. […]
May 18, 2010

10 Things to Do in Seoul on a Budget

Besides “Gangnam Style”, what do you know about Seoul? My hometown, one of the biggest cities in the world that expands over 600 years, Seoul is becoming a popular destination for world travelers. The capital city of South Korea may […]
April 24, 2010

Itinerary of short trip to Seoul, 2nd day

.  .  2nd day  Suwon Fortress –> Musical in Daehakro –> Shopping in Hongdae  .   Suwon Hwasung(Hwa fortress – ‘sung’ is ‘fortress’ in Korean)  .  UNESCO designated the fortress a World heritage site in 1997. You can imagine why Suwon […]
March 2, 2010

Korean Street Food: What to Eat and More Importantly, What are They?

Korean street food surely look interesting… We can’t discuss Korea without mentioning food. Every season Korean make different dishes using seasonal ingredients. We make kimchi in winter and eat it all year. A common greeting is “Have you eaten?”. Yes, […]