Monthly Archives: May 2014

La Casa: Seoul, Korea

Where: Gangnam Co-op Residences (aka Stay 7 Serviced Residences or Seocho Co-op Residence), Seoul, Korea When: April – June, 2014 Why: Our good friend, Marie, has been living in Seoul for a couple of years.  We couldn’t be this close and not spend time near her! Where within Seoul: Seocho (near Gangnam District ,the new-money, posh […]

Lantern Festival

Last weekend we attended the annual Lantern Festival in Seoul.  It is held in celebration of  Buddha’s birthday. The lanterns are made of paper. The photos speak for themselves.

Seoul Power; Initial Impressions

    Seoul is the opposite of Cairo. As you recall, we found Cairo to be rather chaotic [ Chaos in Cairo].  Seoul is not chaotic; even the fish market is organized and calm. The only semblance of chaos was found yesterday in Noodle Row in Namdaemun Market. [link: http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/SH/SH_EN_7_2.jsp?cid=273760%5D  It was here that we stepped off […]