A classical design in a modern area

A classical design in a modern area

CU Mart’s Ever Expanding Range of Milks - Photo Wednesday

CU Mart’s Ever Expanding Range of Milks – Photo Wednesday

CU Mart Korea Milk Flavors

CU Mart Korea Milk Flavors

This weeks Photo Wednesday was taken at our local CU Mart. CU Mart (formally known as Family Mart) is one of the biggest convenience store chains here in South Korea, and they sell a range of different own-brand items. One which seems to have grown recently is the range of flavored Milks. Before there were 3 or 4 but now we have at least 8, including grape and melon flavors. Fortunately they are…

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K League Challenge 2014 Round 27 (September 17th Previews, Predictions and Results)

#KLeague Challenge 2014 Round 27 (September 17th Previews, Predictions and Results)

K League Challenge 2014 Round 27 September 17th

K League Challenge 2014 Round 27 September 17th

The K League Challenge moves into round 27 of the 2014 season (there are 36 total), and this is a rare but most welcome midweek round of games. The league still surprisingly so close all of these games are important.

Before looking at the previews and predictions for this midweek round 27, here is an updated K League Challenge 2014 league table:

K League Challenge 2014 League Table September 17th

After the last round of games the league table…

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Bravissimo Italian Ice Cream - Cheongna, Incheon

Bravissimo Italian Ice Cream – Cheongna, Incheon

Barvissimo Ice Cream Cheongna Incheon Selection

Barvissimo Ice Cream Cheongna Incheon Outside

When you think of the Worlds best type of Ice Cream Italian Gelato would almost certainly make the short list. Here in South Korea there are a range of different Ice Cream stores from the everyday Baskin Robins to this most luxury place called Bravissimo. This Italian Ice Cream or Gelato store is located in the Cheongna IFEZ International City, which is in the North East area of Incheon.

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Beautiful Blue Korean Skies

Beautiful Blue Korean Skies

Pho Mein - Vietnamese Restaurant Chain in South Korea

Pho Mein - Vietnamese Restaurant Chain in South Korea #포메인

Pho Mein Vietnamese in South Korea Sign

Pho Mein Vietnamese in South Korea Sign

When you look for Vietnamese food in South Korea the market leader is a chain called Pho Mein (포메인). This Vietnamese Restaurant Chain which has locations all across Korea, and has at least 10 new locations opening up every year. Unlike some other places Pho Mein does seem to stay true to the Vietnamese menu and doesn’t offer much in the way of fusion which is nice. Here are our thoughts;

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A little Sunday #urbanhiking around Cheongna Central Park

A little Sunday #urbanhiking around Cheongna Central Park

"Go Crazy" by 2PM - KPOP Song of the Week

"Go Crazy" by 2PM - #KPOP Song of the Week

2pm go crazy banner

Hello and welcome to this weeks Modern Seoul KPOP Song of the Week, the second for September 2014. Although there were a number of very interesting new releases this week, we’ve chosen the new release from 2PM. The song is titled “Go Crazy” (미친거 아니야) and it was released on Friday September 5th. Since then the video has been viewed…

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Gyeyang Badminton Stadium and Archery Stadium - Incheon Asian Games 2014

Gyeyang Badminton Stadium and Archery Stadium - Incheon Asian Games 2014 #AG2014

Gyeyang Badminton Stadium Incheon Asian Games

Gyeyang Badminton Stadium Incheon Asian Games

The Incheon Asian games 2014 runs from the 19th of September to October 4th 2014. Athletes will complete in a range of different sports 36 in total. Two events which will gain a lot of attention and interest here in South Korea are the Badminton and Archery, as South Korea has strong medal hopes in both.

Firstly the Archery Stadium which is also known as the Gyeyang Asiad Archery Field.This…

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Passing over the Han River in Seoul, less traffic than last weekend.

Passing over the Han River in Seoul, less traffic than last weekend.