Best Korean BBQ in Incheon, South Korea: Buam Ribs
Forget everything I ever told you about grocery shopping in South Korea. It’s all mute. We’ve been all over this city spending a fortune to feed these hungry kids healthy fruits and vegetables when all we needed was a few short subway stops away. No, not Costco. Forget Costco! Incheon Bus Terminal is just a few 5 stops from...
Caribbean Bay Family Day
Perfect Family Day at Caribbean Bay in South Korea
Venice Canals in Songdo
Much of the artificial city of Songdo, South Korea is modeled or recreated after famous landmarks located in other parts of the world. Incheon’s Central Park is supposed to resemble Manhattan’s grand green spaces; eh, sure. Songdo’s Convention Center is supposed to resemble Australia’s Opera House; yeah, I can see that. Songdo’s Canal Walk is supposed to resemble Venice;...
Square 1 Mall in Korea
We headed back to Square 1 Mall with kids again today. Remember, the one with the Giant Slide? That was not the original plan, but Bingsu got in the way. Oh, how we love Bingsu. In fact we just ordered a shaved ice maker from Amazon to arrive when we get home. Bingsu may forever be the reason we...
Mistakes on Muuido Island
So far we’ve lost a phone at a restaurant at the Hyundai Premium Outlets, a backpack on the Subway, a scooter at a Subway station, and now a phone in a taxi cab. Korea is too good to us and every last item has been returned to us by day’s end. Nevertheless, we’ve got to stop doing this and...
Giant Slide in Korea Square 1 Mall
By now, we’ve had our fill of shopping centers and markets, but when we heard about an American Style mall with a Giant Slide plunging through the center from top to bottom we kind of, sort of, had to go and take the whole family. Plus it is free! Day 51 South Korea Family Travel Journal: Giant Slide and American Style...
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...
What is it Really Like Living in the World's Smartest City?
Since the day we’ve arrived here in South Korea, we’ve been fascinated by the culture of this incredible country. This is the most culturally distinct place we’ve ever lived or traveled to. We’ve been asking ourselves since day 1, how does a typical South Korean family live? That’s not the easiest question to answer, however, because one thing we’ve discovered...
Maybe it was eating bugs, maybe it was running ourselves ragged, but this morning two out of four kids woke up with a runny nose and a cough. We skipped church and rested both Sunday and Monday. That meant no bingsu, no churros, no hotteok, no sweet and spicy Korean fried chicken, and no Korean Chinese food, no corn...
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...