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...
Korea's Best Kept Secret: Bingsu
Today we discovered the most amazing thing about South Korea, and I think probably the best kept secret. I know, I’m big on superlatives, and this country has so many redeeming qualities that to pinpoint just one is a bit of a disservice. In this instance it’s 100% deserving. You might see it called Patbingsu, or Bingsu for short,...
Petting Zoo in Korea
The average household in South Korea is comprised of 2.5 people. Obviously that means that the average family has less than 1 child. Yet, there is more kid stuff here than I’ve seen in any city across America! There are zoos, playgrounds, toy stores, and kids cafes up the wazoo! So for our kids, that means they practically get...
Chinatown in Korea
We have now been in South Korea for a full month, and I can’t believe how much we’ve squeezed into our time here so far! Theme Parks, bath houses, markets, Island hopping, popsicle stores, getting baptized, and now summer school starts! Check out our podcast recapping all the fun we’ve had this month, and our daily travel journals for...
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...
Exploring Waterfalls on Jeju Island with Kids
We continue our summer school adventures in South Korea in Week 4: exploring, worldschooling and playing while Gabriel teaches two courses at the University of Utah Asia Campus! This week we traveled to Jeju Island, celebrated Father's Day and give a walkthrough video tour of the Global Campus where we are living.    Day 22: A Perfect Family Day on Jeju...
Chinatown in Korea
Our family activities have taken a huge nose dive since Gabriel started teaching, and we’ve settled into a bit of a nice routine where Gabriel teaches in the morning and Molasses is just beginning her early afternoon nap by the time he is done. It’s always an impossible choice between going out for a family activity or letting the...
Swimming in Korea
We love living in South Korea and are having an amazing time. However, not going to lie, some things are frustrating. Like the language barrier which we are working on but are never going to master in the next six weeks. Then there is the complicated food. Man, I miss just knowing what to order and not being surprised...
Date Night in Korea
We are slowly transitioning from vacation mode to work mode as Gabriel starts teaching in just two days! Though we still plan on doing plenty of exploring and discovering in South Korea, the reality is, it won’t strictly be playtime on the peninsula. Today Gabriel spent the afternoon finalizing lesson plans, while Molasses took a nap. Then Widmore and...
Diapers on a Plane Family at Baptism
This summer our family is exploring, worldschooling and playing in the city of Incheon, South Korea while Gabriel teaches two courses at the University of Utah Asia Campus! This week was momentous with the twins being baptized in South Korea and visiting the largest indoor amusement park in the world: Lotte World! Follow along with our travel journal while...