Object – Adorable Stationery Store in Anguk, Seoul

My favourite stationery store in Seoul Yesterday we spent a sunny autumn afternoon in Anguk-dong. The purpose of our adventure was to visit the traditional streets at Bukchon Hanok Village, but can you blame me for ending up on a hunt for adorable Korean stationery instead? I first went to Object back in 2017 whenContinue reading “Object – Adorable Stationery Store in Anguk, Seoul”

Photo Diary: Walking around Deoksugung on a Seoul Summer’s Day

eaceful and gave me such a cool relief from the sticky summer air here in Seoul.

What I’m wearing in Seoul this Summer – Minimal Korean Style

I read that this summer has one of the hottest heat waves in 111 years! This week, I decided to film myself in my bedroom styling clothes that I love. It’s one of the secret things that I do that nobody knows about but it brings me a lot of joy. I have been doing this since I was at LEAST 14.

How to Make Korean Bibim Cold Noodles

How to Make Korean ‘Bibim’ Cold Noodles This week I was asked to evaluate some delicious Korean foods that are being exported to the Australian market. One of the items in the package was ‘Bibim Noodles’, aka Korean cold instant noodles that are perfect for summer. I thought it would be a good idea toContinue reading “How to Make Korean Bibim Cold Noodles”

Why is the food in Yeosu 800 times better than anywhere else in Korea?

Is it the water? Is it the clean(er?) air? Is it the… people? I am not sure what it is, but each time we go to Yeosu to visit my husband’s family, we eat the best food in the world. I am always too full to fully enjoy it. It just tastes so good? So,Continue reading “Why is the food in Yeosu 800 times better than anywhere else in Korea?”

Aussie Brunch at Summer Lane, Hannam

Have you been wanting to explore new parts of Seoul? No? Oh, that’s cool! Oh, you don’t live in Seoul and this post is irrelevant to you? But you want to know anyway for when you inevitably travel here in a post-pandemic world where life is free and maskless? Okay, cool. Let’s see Hannam! HannamContinue reading “Aussie Brunch at Summer Lane, Hannam”

How to get a non-teaching job in South Korea

The type of visa you have is the key ingredient employers are looking for in Korea. If a job description explicitly states the visa requirements you must fulfill, make sure you fulfill them! Wow, what great advice!

Osulloc Tea Museum, Jeju Island

Hello internet, it’s Jo So Ko here, your friendly neighbourhood Korea travel blogger, ready to give you all of the scoops on travel in Korea. Not really. I actually always leave it up to my husband to organise things when we travel. I’m just happy to walk around a new place, take photos and eatContinue reading “Osulloc Tea Museum, Jeju Island”

Sushi and Cherry Blossoms

Today was a day of sushi and cherry blossoms. The flowers are a’blooming and the birds are a’chirping because spring is a’coming people. The cherry blossoms are nature’s way of saying, ‘hey guys, everything will be okay’. Cherry blossoms are like the training wheels of nature, they make us feel safe and sound before weContinue reading “Sushi and Cherry Blossoms”