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Coming to Korea: grocery shopping

After five years and 1,300 blog posts, I was a little shocked to realize I hadn't written a single post on grocery shopping in Korea. Let's rectify that now. Author's note: 'Coming to Korea' posts are...

Seoul on a budget: Cheap, cheaper and cheapest

AT first glance, Korea doesn't look to be the cheapest place to travel. As one example, take a walk down Gangnam's main drag and peruse the sky-high prices for clothes (they want how much for a t-shirt?!). Get...

Coming to Korea – 10 mistakes to avoid

AUTHOR'S note: 'Coming to Korea' posts are aimed at  folks still new to Korea. If you've been in Korea for awhile, consider this a review =) COMING to Korea means a new lifestyle - resolved. That lifestyle...

Travel tips: Making the most of your Seoul layover

A READER writes in: Chris, I don't have much time during this trip to Korea. What's worth seeing and what's worth doing in Korea in a short period of time? I travel for business, so I'll be back this way in a...