The Dragon’s Head Has Risen in N. China

In the US, the great test of spring is Groundhog’s Day in February. Legend has it that if the groundhog comes out and sees his shadow, he’s scared back home and we get to face six more months of winter. In China, they welcome spring with the Longtaitou Festival – the day the dragon raises his head. It falls on the second day of the … Continue reading The Dragon’s Head Has Risen in N. China

The World is Yours and Everything Within It

“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

Tree Blankets in Sinsa-Dong

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

Mung Bean Pancakes!

As proclaimed food appreciators, we had to test out the Korean Street food. Mung Bean and pork mung bean pancakes! Tried the pork one and it was pretty good! Kind of like a hashbrown texture? Very onion and potatoesque 👍 These pancakes were cooked fresh at the street stall in Namdaemun, Seoul. 🇰🇷 Have you ever tried mung bean? What’s your thoughts?!? Continue reading Mung Bean Pancakes!