South South Korea ~ Jeollanamdo Road Trip to Jangheung

For a three day weekend, we loaded up the car and headed south in the brutal Saturday traffic of Korean highways. Weekend traffic in Korea is like Tony Romo in December, Kiss cover bands, or cold McDonald’s fries, i.e. reliably terrible. Nevertheless, hungover and filled with coffee, we put on dark sunglasses and drove. Continue reading “South South Korea ~ Jeollanamdo Road Trip to Jangheung”

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La Numero 54 ~ Mexican Food in Sinsa

We went searching in the high fashion area of Sinsa-dong for a burger restaurant. We found it, but too late. Our hunger senses were tingling, and so we stopped in for some cheese and tortilla at La Numero 54. The place has a cool vibe and a good people watching street. Of course, tequila and fun drinks abound. Continue reading “La Numero 54 ~ Mexican Food in Sinsa”

Boryeong Beach ~ Swimming in October, Noraebang and Seafood

Scraping the last bits out of summer before the Korean fall arrives with chilly mornings and crunchy leaves underfoot, we dashed down to Boryeong. At Daechon beach, we find (as far as I know) one of the only beaches on the West Sea that isn’t just a large tide-pool. Continue reading “Boryeong Beach ~ Swimming in October, Noraebang and Seafood”