How to behave inside a tiny Japanese shower as a giant foreigner is probably not a question you ever thought you'd need to google search. But here you are. Standing face to face with a shower nozzle positioned lower than your belly button and a large square box as deep as your shoulders.  This is different.  But don't worry. We are...
Sinpo International Market
Traditions at Sinpo International Market date all the way back to 1885! As a result of political division, wars and unrest immigrants from Japan, China, Russia and even America settled in Korea. Locals took advantage of the growing population, and began selling vegetables in an open market. Over the next 100 years, this small and simple market grew to become...
Girls Enjoying the Little Snowie 2 the Best Shaved Ice Machine
The most amazing thing we discovered in South Korea is Bingsu. Now I know I use superlatives a lot, but this time it's 100% worthy. Bingsu is Korean Shaved Ice. No,... it's next level shaved ice and you're about to find out just what that means. Get ready, because this article is going to change your life. We are going to...
Wolmi Theme Park Rides
If you want to throw away $30 we could recommend far better ways to do it. Wolmi Theme Park is like a miniature, run down, vacant Coney Island with no beach access, and then imagine something even worse. Wolmido Island is highly touted on everyone’s “Top 10 Things you Can’t Miss in Incheon, South Korea” but for our family...
Half Day DMZ Tour with Kids
There was no way we were going to come to Seoul, South Korea and be within 30 miles of North Korea and not cross the border into the land of no return and the most secluded country on the planet. Today we traveled on a Half Day Korea DMZ Tour to North Korea with our kids; twin 8 year...
dream city in korea
Korean Fried Chicken is the number one thing that draws people from all over the world to visit this tiny peninsula the size of the state of Indiana. Okay, maybe I'm just speaking for our family, but there is nothing like Korean Fried Chicken anywhere else on the planet! It's perfectly spicy while also balancing a sweetness that punches your...
Bamdokkaebi Night Market with Kids
We continued our bug eating adventures on Day 45 in Seoul, South Korea by the Han River at Bamdokkaebi Night Market. Bamdokkaebi Night Market is a lively family friendly market that includes local sellers, dozens of food trucks, live music, a water play area and beautiful views. It is located inside Yeouido Hangang Park along the Han River. Day 45...
Eating Bugs in South Korea
Gabriel has been promising to eat the Korean delicacy silk pupae snack, also known as beondegi, since we first arrived in South Korea. Today, was that day! In fact, not only did Gabriel eat bugs in South Korea, but each one of our kids were up for the challenge as well. We are going to share with you why you would...
Mommy and Me Baby Jjimjilbang
After today, my mouth hurts from smiling too much. I’ve been grinning ear to ear ever since Molasses and I spent our Mommy and Me activity for the afternoon at the Baby Jjimjilbang. Between finding Bingsu, Korean Shaved Ice, yesterday, and the Baby Jjimjilbang today, I could live here quite happily for some time. The only thing missing in...
Family Gangnam Style
Every weekend since we have arrived here in South Korea there is a street fair held at Triple Street. And every weekend since we’ve arrived we’ve wanted to check it out, but we always had something going on that prevented us from being able to. So with nothing else on the schedule, we decided today would be the day...