Some of my favorite Korean signs

English is difficult. Everyone knows that. None more so than the people who have spent their whole lives speaking it. Sometimes this difficulty however rewards us with some of the greatest moments of being lost in translation. As a traveler, one of my most cherished treasures is the sings that Tawny and I encounter as we make our way around […]

Best way to get around Korea? A motorcycle!

One of the best purchases we made while living in South Korea was our motorcycle.  It was actually my 24th birthday gift from Chris.  For a whopping 500,000 won (roughly $450 USD) we were able to purchase our sweet ride from a fellow ex-pat and have free reign of our new home. Chris stumbled upon this old video that we […]

The ROKS Pohang, sister to the Cheonan warship.

It was a lazy weekend in South Korea and we found ourselves wanting to find a new gem in our town of Pohang.  After a lovely brunch with our British friends we decided to stroll around downtown.  We headed out across the nearby bridge in search of the ROKS Pohang, the sister ship to the Cheonan warship, which was torpedoed […]

B&S Jazz Bar

B&S Jazz bar was our buddy William’s idea. At first we thought we had been tricked into coming to an empty bar to listen to William sing, but then we had a real treat. The unassuming and wicked talented Jazz trio gave us one of the best nights out on Pohang. All three of the musicians are rather famous in […]

The Four-Man Bike

Bukbu beach has a pretty good selection of rental bikes. Considering it is one of the longest beaches on the East Coast of Korea that is pretty exciting. The hardest part is trying to select which model you want. There are sleek bikes that you lean back in and then maneuver like a hot ride from Tron. There are classic […]