Lotte World with Kids
Korea is chock full of both amusement parks and water parks, including a cheese land and a poo poo land! But of the dozens of parks that will entice visitors to their gleaming golden gates, two stand out as the most famous: Everland vs Lotte World. Despite the fact that your idea of a perfect day might involve exploring the...
Rides Baby playing with brown bears at Everland in South Korea
Everland Korea is the largest theme park in Korea, but we actually had no intention of coming here during our 3 month summer school field trip! Everland Korea with Kids or Tokyo Disneyland? In fact, ever since we knew we were coming to Korea for the summer our family planned on spending a few days at the Tokyo Disneyland resort...
How Not to Celebrate the 4th of July in Korea as an American Expat
We have had some pretty epic 4th of July celebrations! One year, we flew to NYC to take the kids to the hallmark 5th Avenue FAO Schwarz store for a spontaneous 24 hour trip; another year we spent the summer in Annecy, France and pushed our celebrations out 10 days to match up with Bastille Day; one year, we...
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...
Hot Air Balloon Ride at Lotte World_
Like nearly every travel day for us, our trip to Lotte World with kids was mostly a disaster.  But despite our natural tendencies to make poor choices, go as cheap as possible, wake up late, and not plan in advance, we truly had an amazing day at Lotte World with Kids. This is everything you need to know about the World's...
Seoul, Korea Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Temple
Today we traveled from Songdo to Seoul to walk the grounds of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Temple. The Korea LDS temple is located in a busy neighborhood in Seoul, South Korea. We always try to visit the local LDS temple when we go on our travels. It offers us permanence no matter where 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...
Subway in Korea with kids
Korea is one of the most child friendly countries we’ve ever been to. Children are welcomed everywhere and doted on at every opportunity. A trip to Korea with kids means becoming accustomed to restaurant owners grabbing our baby and taking her so we can have a peaceful dinner, strangers asking to take photos of our family while giggling and...
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...