You can find much you don’t need on the streets of Beijing. $500 for the pair was her asking price, and after nearly 20 minutes of back and forth, I got them both for $95. Although they function and appear to be rather intricate forgeries, I still think I paid Continue Reading
In Korea, if you want the price lowered, you say “ga ga joosayo”. Hahaha. I think this is hilarious, and apparently so do some Koreans. The one time I used “ga ga joosayo” this past weekend at a jewelery store, the clerk flat-out laughed in my face. Then she called Continue Reading
Yangdong is a traditional Korean marketplace, located in a large warehouse that is built atop the Gwangjucheon Stream. There you will find mostly butchers, fish mongers, seaweed dealers, tailors and farmers selling their latest crop. From the Grand Hotel downtown, walk North West along the stream for 15 minutes. Breathe deep. When it smells like low tide, you have arrived. Please share any recipes that you have; we are just dying to know how to make something with octopus or head of cow. Thanks to Erica for taking awesome pictures (she had to do it quickly to avoid offending people).
Of all things interesting, random shit is the most. Moon Handbooks: South Korea by Robert Nilsen recommended a trip to the outdoor antique market held on Art Street every Saturday. “On [weekends] only, this street turns into an art and antiques market called “Gaemi Marketplace”. As someone that used to Continue Reading