Monthly Archives: July 2014

Lotte Hotel Jeju Part 1 – The Rooms, Directions from Jeju International and the Pools

I have to break this into two parts, it was just a huge hotel with lots to do and cover. Lotte Hotel Jeju is the crown jewel of the Jungmun Resort district of Seogwipo on the south side of beautiful Jeju. An almost Vegas-like hotel, Lotte Jeju is extravagant with so many amenities that it […]

Jungmun Saekdal Beach in Seogwipo Jeju – A Small, Cozy Beach on Jeju’s South Shore

On Friday, I decided to get off the resort and do a little exploring. The Lotte Hotel overlooks this beautiful beach. I spend only a couple of hours at the beach, but my limited time was enjoyable. It was nice getting away from the resort, wiggling my toes in the sand and breathing in some […]

Wolmido Park (월미도 공원) in Incheon – A Serene and Calming Walk on a Summer’s Day

After an a day of bustling Chinatown, we decided to take it down a notch and head to Wolmido Park in Incheon. Wolmido was an actually an island that has been connected to Incheon and is now marketed as a leisure area of Incheon. Wolmido has multiple restaurants, an observatory, an amusement park, love motels […]

Coreanos in Apgujeong – Excellent Mexican Fusion in the Heart of Seoul

The Mexican scene in Seoul has come a long way since I first arrived several years ago. Restaurants such as Vatos and Don Charly have really upped the ante in terms of quality. Coreanos has now fully entrenched themselves in this category. However, they could use a little work in the service department. How to get […]

Tips for surviving your first year in Korea

Originally posted on whatawaygook:
Two of my friends are getting ready to come to Korea. They asked me to write a blog on how to survive your first year here. It’s been a while since it was my first year so I took to Facebook to ask my friends. I was astonished at the replies…

Bonny’s Pub in HBC – A Great Choice for Pizza and Brews

Bonny’s was supposed to the be the first stop on a craft beer tour, but as many of my tours involving the brew, it ended prematurely and without any type of coherent documentation. That said, we did have a great time at Bonny’s and really enjoyed their pizza. Bonny’s selection of beers, including craft beers […]

The Harbor Park Hotel in Incheon – Great Location. Excellent Front Desk. Terrible Room Service.

Like a beacon of light in the midst, The Harbor Park Hotel illuminates against the darkness of the harbors of Incheon. The Harbor Park Hotel is one of Incheon’s most modern and sophisticated hotels. It’s location is great, right next to Chinatown and about a five minute walk from the Incheon Station. However for all of […]