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Gangnam’s Bowling Pubs
Gangnam’s Bowling Pubs

Korea loves to come up with hybrid ways of having fun. And in this case, they’ve taken bowling alleys and mixed them with a pub atmosphere. Pierrot Strike operates in Cheongdam-dong and offers a range of food, drinks, and fun. And not just bowling fun, they also have rows of pool tables, air hockey, darts, […]

Soju Pension in Gapyeong
Soju Pension in Gapyeong

Northeast of Seoul and in between the cities of Namyangju and Chuncheon, you’ll fill a mountainous area of Gyeonggi-do called Gapyeong County. Home to many pensions/condos for Koreans seeking respite from big city life. For our regular readers, you might remember that we recently featured a themed pension in Gapyeong, where you can stay overnight […]

Awesome Party Motel in West Seoul
Awesome Party Motel in West Seoul

  Staying in Seoul for the weekend with friends and want to stay in an awesome motel? Or live in Seoul and want to have a party space that can fit 8-10 people? Check out R Hotel on the city’s west side by Yeongdeungpo Station, not a terribly far stretch from the nightlife of Hongdae […]

Hotel Sheel in Seoul’s Jongno
Hotel Sheel in Seoul’s Jongno

Hotel Sheel is an upscale motel located in the vicinity of Insa-dong, in the backstreets near Jongno3-ga Station in Seoul. They have varying suites that start as low as 55,000won (Sunday or weekdays) and 70,000won(Fri or Sat), however, the pictures that we’ve opted to show here are for their luxurious Suite Party Rooms, which cost […]

Why Korean Fried Chicken should be Exported
Why Korean Fried Chicken should be Exported

Korea is cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs fried chicken. And in a country that is madly eager to promote its food overseas, to the point that someone paid upwards of $250,000 in the New York Times for a one day ad to promote Bibimbap, you would think that Korea could spend a fraction of that daily […]

Sleep in a Ramyeon Cup or Heineken Can in Gapyeong
Sleep in a Ramyeon Cup or Heineken Can in Gapyeong

Gapyeong is a popular destination for many Koreans seeking cool and relaxing pensions. But for those who seek something particularly unique, you can stay at the appropriately named ‘Unique Pension’, which has gone and created themed pension rooms, where you can sleep in a large replica of a Ramyeon Cup, Heineken Can, Starbucks Coffee Mug, […]

Modern Korea in Cheongwadae Sarangchae
Modern Korea in Cheongwadae Sarangchae

Cheongwadae Sarangchae is filled with joy and stories of hope.    Opened on January 5, 2010, Cheongwadae Sarangchae is a multi-purpose exhibition hall where visitors can learn about the past, present and future visions of Seoul and Korea. The museum is a place to get to know the lives and accomplishments of former Korean presidents […]

Discover Ulsan’s Inner Whale
Discover Ulsan’s Inner Whale

Catch a glimpse of the history of whale and whale hunting of Korea from the Neolithic Era.   Ulsan is known to be Korea’s greatest industrial city. But, there is something much more than what it is known for. Jangsaengpo Whale Museum is the first and only whale museum in Korea. The museum stands on […]

Masks of Andong Hahoe Folk Village
Masks of Andong Hahoe Folk Village

Haehoe Village is the home to descendants of the Ryu clan of Pungsan and is well-known for its traditional houses. Hahoe mask dance drama has been performed for centuries as a village ritual. In 1928, the shaman rituals were performed at intervals of every three, five or sometimes ten years. This all depended on the […]