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 written with the newcoming expat in...

A night in… Haebangchon, Korea

WHILE within walking distance of foreign-food-haven Itaewon, Haebangchon offers a scene better suited for local residents than tourists. That said, read this basic guide to the area and you’re off and running. The name Haebangchon (해방촌, 解放村) translates to...