Category Archives: Food

Pineapple

I know this is random but one of my favourite things about Korea is how damned cheap a whole pineapple is! I love pineapple.  …anyway.   

Pineapple

I know this is random but one of my favourite things about Korea is how damned cheap a whole pineapple is! I love pineapple.  …anyway.   

Korean comfort food

I have been trying my hand at making Korean food lately. Here’s what I’ve mastered so far.   This delightful feast is bulgogi (불고기), doenjang jigae (된장찌개) and kongnamul muchim (컹나물무침).   This one was kimchi bokkeumbap (김치볶음밥) and some

Korean comfort food

I have been trying my hand at making Korean food lately. Here’s what I’ve mastered so far.   This delightful feast is bulgogi (불고기), doenjang jigae (된장찌개) and kongnamul muchim (컹나물무침).   This one was kimchi bokkeumbap (김치볶음밥) and some

Makgeolli

I found these today, leftover from Lunar New Year. We met up with a bunch of friends in Jeonju and went to Makgeolli street and indulged! If you ever get the chance, get to a proper Makgeolli house and spoil

Makgeolli

I found these today, leftover from Lunar New Year. We met up with a bunch of friends in Jeonju and went to Makgeolli street and indulged! If you ever get the chance, get to a proper Makgeolli house and spoil

Playing with fire

To continue the new year’s celebrations some friends battled Korean holiday traffic to come visit. What better way to celebrate than with delicious Korean BBQ, topped off with a little fire. To keep the mood going we followed dinner with

Playing with fire

To continue the new year’s celebrations some friends battled Korean holiday traffic to come visit. What better way to celebrate than with delicious Korean BBQ, topped off with a little fire. To keep the mood going we followed dinner with

Pepero Day

As a Canadian, November 11th has always been observed as a solemn day. I remember last year planning a class to teach about what we do for Remembrance Day back home. It wasn’t even an option. November 11th is like

Pepero Day

As a Canadian, November 11th has always been observed as a solemn day. I remember last year planning a class to teach about what we do for Remembrance Day back home. It wasn’t even an option. November 11th is like

…must come down

So we made it to the peak. We saw quite a few people soothing their aching feet in the mountain stream after they finished their hikes. It was cold! As you can see from the photos the scenery was gorgeous

…must come down

So we made it to the peak. We saw quite a few people soothing their aching feet in the mountain stream after they finished their hikes. It was cold! As you can see from the photos the scenery was gorgeous

Hualien

We had an hour and a bit before we had to catch a further train to Xincheng (near the entrance to Taroko Gorge). * The skyline was gorgeous! I miss the Vancouver skyline it was nice to see real mountains

Hualien

We had an hour and a bit before we had to catch a further train to Xincheng (near the entrance to Taroko Gorge). * The skyline was gorgeous! I miss the Vancouver skyline it was nice to see real mountains