Life as a Corona Virus Nomad With both the US listing China 🐼 on threat level ‘don’t go‘ and our employer recommending ‘stay away until further notice‘ . . . the message seemed pretty clear even for those of us who sometimes miss the signs. 🧐 So once our Dongdaemun hotel (review coming!) reservation was expiring, we turned our eagle eyes to something much. . … Continue reading Destination: Jeju Island!
Jeju Island is an ocean paradise – and a tourist paradise for those wanting to travel Visa free. Americans are blessed – our passport gets us into many countries visa – free. Usually for periods of 30 – 90 days at least as long as you have a ticket out of the country to show. Other nationalities are not always so fortunate, and even the … Continue reading Jeju Island Suspends Visa-Free Entry
Sea Slug – it’s what’s for dinner. 😋 OK, Not sure what creature this is 🤔 but they had lots of them at the Jeju E-mart! Anyone know the name of this little guy? Continue reading Sea Slug
😮 😮 😮 😀 👏 👏 😊 😍 Wow! My hotel has very beautiful view!! $15 per night is so cheap – but the view is 💕 💕 💕 WOAH! We just lucked into this. Trying to save money, we found a super cheap hotel on Jeju Island and tickets were only $25 to fly there. More to the whole fun excursion later – but … Continue reading View of the Jeju Coast
What is your favorite thing to do on a dreary, cloudy day? One of ours is to visit the local museums, treasure chests of days gone by and memories and a passing mind. We’re both history nerds and proud of it! We’ve been to the Seoul national Museum several times on past visits, but the place is ginormous. Over 6 years, we have almost seen … Continue reading Seoul National Museum 🏛 (3rd Floor) & Camera Testing!
Thanks to the spreading CoronaVirus, we have been informally banished to Seoul in CoronaVirus exile. Prayers for all those effected! 🙏🙏🙏 We are sojourners at heart, but the extension of our two-week vacation into a month+ extended stay came rather unexpected. Now we are working to keep the stress and worry at bay by finding cheap yet fun activities to entertain our time with. With … Continue reading Yeouido Park and the Han River
“Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark in the hopeless swamps of the not-quite, the not-yet, and the not-at-all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish in lonely frustration for the life you deserved and have never been able to reach. The world you desire can be won. It exists… it is real… it is possible…it’s yours.” ~ Atlas … Continue reading The World is Yours and Everything Within It
Peach Tea with cream cheese foam on top 🤔🤔 What do you think? ? ? Mom liked it, said it was like peaches & cream. 🍑 I wasn’t a fan.😕 Where🗺️: Paris Baguette in Seoul Cost 💰: 5,000 – 6,000KRW (About $5) Continue reading Peaches & Cream Tea
When planning our upcoming trip to Seoul, we recently decided to stay at the Myeongdong Merlin Hotel near Chungmuro Station.
What We Were Looking For: Low Cost, Good Value, Suitable for 2 weeks. We really wanted a washer for laundry and a kitchenette so we could stay healthy and save money on meals.
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Conclusion: ☹ (2 out of 5 stars)
Tree Afghans in Sinsa’s (신사) Garosu-gil road in Seoul, South Korea 🌳🌳 Adorable! Sinsa’s Garosu-gil Road is lined famously with Ginko trees now blanketed with hand knitted and crocheted afghans Shop the niche, artsy restaurants and fashion brands while taking in a breath of fresh air. This is a well-to-do area so you’ll probably get to check out the snazzy cars too! Porsches are pretty … Continue reading Tree Blankets in Sinsa-Dong