Insadong 인사동

Insadong 인사동 is an important place in the middle of Seoul that represents the focal point of Korean traditional culture and crafts. I enjoy walking down the Insadong street, browsing the various shops and stalls to look for souvenirs back home for my family and friends. There are also interesting finds of Korean snacks that…

Red Mango (레드망고)!

In case you have never heard of this non-fat frozen yogurt brand from Korea, it’s not too late to know now. 🙂 According to its official website, Red Mango was founded in 2002 in South Korea and has since expanded to many parts of the world including USA, South Africa and many parts of the…

Bukchon 북촌

According to the Korean Tourism Organisation website, Bukchon 북촌 or 北村 (not an official municipal name) is an area in Seoul, given its name as it lies to the north of Cheonggyecheon (Stream) and Jongno, the downtown area of Seoul. It used to be the high-end residential district for royal family members and high-ranking government…