Monthly Archives: November 2013

Thanksgiving Day, 5:45AM …

This is the scene.

If you’re in the car at that hour on a holiday you will be the the only one. To set the proper post-apocalyptic mood, we fully recommend that kind of music at that kind of volume. Purchase here.

Ominous as it may seem, our destination, the Friends Meeting House in Chestnut Hill, was hardly the outlands. “Friends” are ..read more

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Guest House Sa Rang Chae

Our visit to Gyeongju was pretty much perfect but it may not have been without the Sa Rang Chae guesthouse.  It was recommended by all of the travel books and blogs that we read but none of the descriptions really do it justice.

First, to book a room (you must do so in advance) you are required to fill ..read more

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Thank you!

A special thank you to the following folks:

Seoulistic was a great place to learn the basics about Seoul (and Korea) in general.  Jon even used the blog’s author, Keith Kim’s, podcast, Survival Phrases Korean, to learn enough words to keep us afloat.  http://survivalphrases.com/korean/guest.php. Thanks, Keith! 

To learn more about Gyeongju, we enlisted the help of Sherwin V. Jones.  If you are ..read more

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Photobooooooomz!

Ddeokboki (chewy, baby rice dicks)

My favorite person and my favorite building (Kellie’s, not Jon’s)

Helpful indicator.

Super healthy rice wine (spiced with nettles and mugwort). Size small.

#yogaeverydamnday. Jon really did a full routine each morning while I showered.  Each time I emerged from the wet room, he was in a perfect shoulder-stand.

Sneaking suspicion this bar could be the best place in Korea.

Posing ..read more

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The Wrap

 

Maybe because I don’t drink anything stronger than coffee with milk and haven’t for a couple of years now, the idea that, this morning, I saw the view above from the window of the train to the Seoul airport and that tonight, right now, I am typing in a coffee shop in South Philly, is folding my brain at a ..read more

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