Lifestyle

Something Useful: Smartphone Apps for Seoul and Korea

If you live in Korea (or are travelling the peninsula) then there are some essential apps you will need to make your time here run smoothly*. We’ve linked to the iTunes store for all the apps we have chosen, most seem to be multi-platform, though, and will work on your HTC, Samsung, etc. *Unless you...
How to Make Mandu

How to Make Mandu

How to make mandu (dumplings). We gave it a go over the Lunar New Year and it was fun and tasty. Here is a foolproof tutorial which I have written, accompanied by pictures to help you make beautiful mandu. They say in Korea if you make beautiful mandu, you will have a beautiful child. After...

French Buffet, Anyone?

On the second Thursday of each month the Novotel in Gangnam hosts an all-you-can-eat French food buffet. Now before I continue, I feel like I should confess: I am woefully ignorant about French food. Mainly because it’s infamous for being expensive, and for most of my life I’ve been on a budget, it was a...