The Perfect Café – Part 1

As I mentioned in my last post, Sinchon is brimming with coffee shops (no pun intended).  Korea’s cafe culture has been around for a long time; look around and you’re likely to spot students, well-dressed business people, and older folks alike chatting over drinks (and often smoking cigarettes if there’s an outdoor patio or a smoking floor).  These cafes are everywhere, and they all have their own style. Continue reading


Sinchon Graffiti

I discovered one of Sinchon’s main drags today.  After taking the language placement test on campus this morning, I decided to wander around campus, hoping to end up on the busy streets of Sinchon (pronounced Shin-chon).  Both Yonsei and Ewha Women’s University are located in this neighborhood, so it’s known as a bustling college town full of restaurants, coffe shops, and plenty of nightlife.   Continue reading

And So It Begins… Day 1

Day one.  Thanks for reading, and welcome to my blog!

This is my first foray into the blogosphere, and I haven’t had a chance to check out many other blogs yet, so bear with me as I explore the world of blogging.  I’ll try to keep these posts short, sweet, and as close to worldwide web-worthy as I can get.  I hope the many pictures of food I plan to take will aid with that last objective.  Everyone likes to look at good food, right? Continue reading