If you had your favorite author for tea...
In winter, Seoulites retreat to the warm hideaways offered by the scores of cafes throughout the city. As a city that undoubtedly loves coffee, Seoul has cafes of every style and focus.
No matter what part of the world you find yourself in, hot chocolate is a universal pleasure. Seoul's cafes specialize in tasty lattes, and this "choco-latte" from Moon D'Ann is no exception.
Seoul had its first big snowfall last week. When that happens, even ordinary spaces get turned into winter wonderlands... at least until things turn icy. ^^; Then walking becomes a beautiful hazard.
Seoul's Haneul Park offers a broad, picturesque expanse of softly waving grass that gives a peaceful feel, right in the middle of the city. Because it is elevated, it is apart from the city noise, but from the park's edges the evening skyline can be appreciated.
The turn from summer heat to fall chill can happen in the space of a single day in Seoul. Likewise, the contrast of the fall colors against the more steady terrain can offer a startling beauty.
What's better on a brisk fall morning than fresh baked bread? Hyoja bakery is a tiny little shop near the Korean palace Gyeongbokgung, but despite its size, its reputation attracts lines of hungry visitors that extend far down the block during a rush. They are famous for their unique corn bread, which features actual corn,... Continue Reading →
Doltap (돌탑) are a very simple, natural form of expression, all the more beautiful perhaps because of their impermanence. Build a little stone tower on a mountainside, and it becomes a symbol of your hopes and happiness, according to Korean tradition.