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I’m trying to make a ‘Guide to Seoul/Korea’ for two of my best friends who are coming to visit next week. Does anyone have any useful tips/ideas for things to include? They’re going to spend a decent part of the week exploring by themselves, so I want to make sure they are ready to go!

What I Have So Far:

-Contact Info/Taxi Directions

-Seoul Subway Map

-Maps to Popular Neighborhoods

-Kimbab Chunguk Translated Menu

-Hangeul Alphabet Chart

We went to Sokcho for Chuseok this weekend! It was beautiful and reminded me so much of home. Nothing quite like mountains, the beach, sunny weather, and lots of seafood. I really wanted to go to this bizarre bar, Tara Byrne, that is supposedly right by the lighthouse. Alas, it does not seem to exist anymore. I should have figured considering all the posts about it are from 2004! Oh well, more Sokcho pictures to come…

We went to Sokcho for Chuseok this weekend! It was beautiful and reminded me so much of home. Nothing quite like mountains, the beach, sunny weather, and lots of seafood. I really wanted to go to this bizarre bar, Tara Byrne, that is supposedly right by the lighthouse. Alas, it does not seem to exist anymore. I should have figured considering all the posts about it are from 2004! Oh well, more Sokcho pictures to come…

We did Model UN for the first time with the babies today and they tore it up! There’s still lots of kinks to work out, but it went great for the first time and I am so proud of them. 

Morning Rituals.

Wake up. Put the rice cooker on and start water to boil. Lie in bed and drink tea for two hours. Scarf down rice and kimchi. Get dressed and head to the river. Walking or biking: your choice. Come home and shower. Stand in the hall and talk to S. Cook a big lunch and chop vegetables to take to work. Chat on Skype and poke around the Internets.

I wonder how much this will change next year?

fromseoul:

oh god, it’s taking over the world.

fromseoul:

oh god, it’s taking over the world.

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This looks good too mmmm. Son in Law eggs from Thailand. Deep fried hard-boiled eggs in tamarind sauce. WHAT.

This looks good too mmmm. Son in Law eggs from Thailand. Deep fried hard-boiled eggs in tamarind sauce. WHAT.

Good Morning Sunshine Bars. Chex Mix, chocolate, peanuts? SIGN ME UP.
I’m trying to lose a bit of weight before I leave Korea and quit smoking. It helps that a lot of the stuff I crave is way expensive and hard to find, but damn this looks so good. 

Good Morning Sunshine Bars. Chex Mix, chocolate, peanuts? SIGN ME UP.

I’m trying to lose a bit of weight before I leave Korea and quit smoking. It helps that a lot of the stuff I crave is way expensive and hard to find, but damn this looks so good. 

Trying to find work appropriate clothes for Thailand. They need to be lightweight and conservative- no cleavage, no shoulders, nothing above the knee. These are the ideas I’ve been looking at so far. It’s hard to come up with stuff that isn’t either a) totally school marmy or b) totally hippy dippy. If anyone else has suggestions, holla.

Paisley Skirt -F21

Button Up Denim Skirt-American Apparel

Collared Shirt/High waisted Pleated Pants- American Apparel

Just Dandy Skirt- Mod Cloth

Tea Rose for Two Dress-Mod Cloth

Hurraches- Etsy



THIS is how I feel about Mondays. Specifically: Teaching Phonics on Mondays. Oof. 

(Source: hirocks, via la--douleurexquise)