Our cheapest but most delicious and memorable date at Namdaemun Market – the biggest traditional market in Korea. The KRW 5 Bibimbap! Simple and delicious! KRW 3 meatball and vegetable pancake! Delicious!
My spirit was at so much joy and at peace in this place. Such special, magical and majestic place.
Went for a hike yesterday late afternoon and we sweat like pigs! It was hot! The hike was fun but hot! So we were told Koreans love to hike and most hiking places have tennis courts gym equipment around! So crazy! I wouldn’t be playing tennis after a hike or get on the monkey bars…
First Home-Cooked Meals
Okay, they are store-bought ready meals! I just warmed them up 🙂 But not bad! Way better than frozen dinners in the US! The Korean veggie pancakes and shrimp dumplings are tasty; and cooked rice is not bad either!
A great find! Inexpensive and delicious Vietnamese food! And it so fun to make your own spring rolls! At first, it’s really a challenge and our first spring rolls were kinda ugly and funny looking. Husband’s first and only attempt is complete failure as shown on the last picture! He soaked the rice paper too…
Because I just can’t stand my ugly curly hair with grey anymore, I risked getting my hair done – cut and color! Song, the hair stylist knows very little English! I said to just cut about 2 inches only but she cut at least 4 inches and put short layers! But she is…
Bread & Pastries!
We are not big rice eaters and we cannot live without bread! And thank heavens for Peter Pan Bakery! They have branches all over Seoul and there is one just 5 mins walk from us! So many good bakeries here!
I don’t know how people in Seoul stay in shape! There are so many good food around, regardless what cuisine! Well, just never go to McDonald’s, Burger King, Taco Bell, KFC, and other US fast food chains! Who wants those when you can have the best Asian cuisines in Seoul! (I am not anti-American, just…
Cooking Oil, NOT!
I made my first mistake and assumed that this is a cooking oil! The color looks like cooking oil and it has meat and fish on the label 🙂 ! So I assumed this is oil to fry meat and fish! I poured it on a hot pan to cook scrambled eggs and it evaporated…