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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Gochang's Bokbunja Festival is Berry Nice!

On June 22, Korea's only Bokbunja Festival or Black Raspberry Festival kicks off in Gochang County, North Jeolla province. An annual event that sees some 100,000 visitors, the festival is a culinary and sensory delight with many activities to entertain and impress.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Gettin' Arty at the Gamcheon Culture Village

View of Gamcheon Culture Village, Busan, Korea

I was sitting in Busan one day naively thinking I'd seen it all, when this wonderful city surprised me with something new yet again. At the suggestion of a friend, my boyfriend and I made our way to the Gamcheon Culture Village, a picturesque art-adorned village perched high atop a hill overlooking the city and the sea.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Patbingsu, a Summer Treat for Me and You!

Summer is coming, and so is that hot, hot heat. Sweeten the transition with this tasty summer treat.

Korean patbingsu, a red-bean-and-ice dessert
Well, it's getting a bit warm here on the Korean peninsula. Spring's heating up and soon it'll be summer - hot, humid, and oh-so-sticky Korean summer. Soon you'll be spending days dreaming of lounging on the beach and of central air-conditioning, but what about all those  land-locked, city-dwellers without central air? What are they to do? As the weather warms up why not cool down the Korean way with some tasty patbingsu