“Cerapia” is a mash-up of the words “Ceramic” and “Utopia,” and that is pretty much spot-on for this fun, colorful, interesting destination in Icheon. I’m so glad we managed to visit it before leaving Korea.
First, a lovely Monet-inspired shutter on a closed shop in Insadong:
After almost two years of avoiding it for unknown reasons (I don’t go to Gangnam much?), I finally visited Coex Mall twice in the space of one week! Coex is Asia’s largest underground shopping mall, but I must have not seen a lot of if on either visit, because I was aboveground quite a lot of the time. Continue reading “Coex Mall”
Last weekend was the 67th Anniversary of the start of the Korean War, and Domingos and I attended a service in honor of the date at Jamsil Arena on Sunday morning. Some of his soldiers were performing alongside ROK military musicians, which is how we scored the invitation.
It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything about my actual life, so if you’re here for the sightseeing and food, feel free to skip this post (though there will be ice cream at the end). Continue reading “Grab Bag + Photo Album”
This week, I finally made it out to the Songwol-dong Fairy Tale Village in Incheon. It’s a long train ride out there, but well worth the trip.
On our last day, we took a taxi to the Haedong Yonggungsa Temple, a temple right on the coast. Continue reading “Busan: Haedong Yonggungsa Temple”