Seoul U, Korea
We are spending the entire summer in the city of Incheon, South Korea while Gabriel teaches two summer courses at the Global Campus! Follow along with Week 2 of our Travel Journal while we explore the city, learn the Korean language and live as temporary expats in the land of the morning calm. Day 8: Puppies and Popsicles! Day 9: Spasis...
Our Perfect Family Day on Jeju Island
We were already sore from so much walking yesterday, but we managed to kick it up a notch today and ended with spending a perfect family day on Jeju Island. Thankfully, we all got a little more sleep. I swapped beds with Gabriel and took the twin bed with the baby. Sounds like a tight fit, but I pushed...
Cheap Flights from Seoul to Jeju
Today is the day we go to Korea’s Hawaii! We found cheap flights from Seoul to Jeju for just $15 per person, each way! Who could or would want to pass up that opportunity? Day 20 South Korea Family Travel Journal Cheap Flights from Seoul to Jeju Island We threw everything together quickly this morning for our cheap flight from Seoul...
Twins Baptism Day
Today was a perfect day. Today the twins chose to be baptized in South Korea as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and receive the blessing of the Holy Ghost. As a family we participated in this sacred ordinance and witnessed the transformation of their spiritual rebirth. It was both less emotional than I...
Day 16 South Korea Family Travel JournalPracticing Music
We are one day away from the twins baptism and this day was purposely kept free so that we could be rested and wrap up odds and ends. Day 16 South Korea Family Travel Journal Odds and Ends In the morning we spent a leisurely day around the apartment. I caught up some on our family journal and Gabriel and I prepared...
Baby playing with brown bears at Everland in South Korea
We are spending the entire summer in the city of Incheon, South Korea while Gabriel teaches two summer courses at the Global Campus! Follow along with our travel journal while we explore the city, learn the Korean language and live as temporary expats in the land of the morning calm. Day 1: Departure from the United States and Arrival into...
Central Park Songdo with Kids in Incheon, Korea
During our adventure to Costco in South Korea on Day 2 we exited the subway station at Central Park Songdo and immediately our eyes were fixed on a massive art sculpture set inside a shallow man-made water basin. You can’t miss it. It’s comprised of three appendages sitting in the middle of the water and resembling something of three...
Sinpo International Market
Oh my heavens, I’m exhausted. We had such a fun day today exploring the Jung-gu district of Incheon. This area houses so many interesting places of interest, and like everywhere else we only scratched the surface. There is the Youth Mall Snowflake Village, Dapong Catholic Church, Sinpo International Market, Sinpo Fashion and Culture Street, Naeri Church, Incheon Art Platform...
Champion Sports Kids Play Area in Korea at Triple Street in Incheon
I don’t know how people go back and forth across the ocean, especially people who live here in South Korea and travel back and forth to the states to visit family at the end of the term. I mean Europe isn’t too bad, it’s just a few hours forward, but Asia is like time traveling. Or maybe, we are...
Grocery shopping in Korea
I think we are slowing but surely moving towards normalization in regards to our sleeping schedule. We didn’t wake up until 5am this morning! One extra hour of sleep felt like a huge win! Day 3 South Korea Family Travel Journal  Today the plan was to find a grocery store that we didn’t have to buy everything in bulk, preferably we...