Modern Seoul January

Here are all of our posts from the past 31days. Thank you for your interest and we hope to provide more advice and information about life in Seoul and the rest of South Korea. These were are posts:

Maehwasu (매화수) – Korean Plum Liquor

Maehwasu Bottle - Korean Plum Liqour 3

Information on Korea’s favorite Plum based Alcoholic drink.

Public Holidays in South Korea for 2013 (Red Days / Days Off)

2013 holidays in South Korea

A list of all of this years public holidays (days off) in South Korea.

A stylish way to drink Soju maybe Sake or even Vodka (a GMarket find)

Soju Porcelain Pot and Cups - Gmarket 2

The cheap Soju Cup and Jug set from GMarket.

French Cafe Coffee Mix – Korean Instant Coffee

French Cafe Mix Coffee sticks

Coffee is big business in Korea and Instant Coffee is very popular, this is one of the market leaders.

“Funk You” Konglish Graffiti (Saturday Photo)

Funk You Konglish Graffiti

Konglish is spreading onto building walls in Northern Incheon.

Sony Service Center: Seoul, South Korea

Sony Service Center Seoul 2

Got a broken Sony Vaio or Walkman, this is the place to get it fixed.

Bubble Tea in Bupyeong, Incheon @ Bubble Pong

Bubble Pong Incheon - Bubble Tea 5

Bubble Tea is now on sale in Bupyeong, Central Incheon.

Gwanghwamun Square, Seoul – Statues of King Sejong & Yi Sun-Sin (광화문광장)

King Sejong Statue at Gwanghwamun Square

One of the top FREE places to visit in Seoul.

Prediction for the 2013 K League Classic and K League season

K League 2013 Prediction

It’s only a little over a month away, check out our 2013 prediction.

Jirisan Bokbunjajoo (복분자주) – Korean Raspberry Wine

Jirisan Bokbunjajoo Korean Raspberry Wine 2

It’s fruity and it’s sweet, plus it’s also cheap.

Aladin (알라딘) Used Book Store – Seoul, South Korea

Aladin Bookstore Jongno Seoul Logo

If you like books this place is for you. With 100’s of used books and more.

Photo Friday – Korean Starbucks Coffee in Insadong, Seoul

Starbucks Coffee Insadong Seoul Korean Sign

Insadong is one of the most traditional areas of Seoul, but there is still a Starbucks.

Tomato Kimbap Restaurant – More than just Kimbap

Tomato Kimbap Logo

A small Korean Food restaurant chain with a twist.

KPOP Song of the Week – “Shower of tears” by BaeChiGi Ft. Ailee (눈물샤워)

Moowoong from Baechigi
Moowoong from Baechigi

A top KPOP song and details of the group.

Traditional Brass Makkoli Pot with Cups – Drink Makkoli the right way

Pouring Makkoli from a Jug

There are so many ways to drink Makkoli but this maybe the best.

New Modern Seoul Logo for 2013

Modern Seoul Logo 2013

Our new look for 2013.

Pa Dak Korean Spring Onion Chicken (파닭)

Korean Spring Onion Chicken Pa Dak 2

One of the most popular delivery foods in South Korea.

Hiking Gyeyang Mountain in Incheon (계양산)

Gyeyang Mountain Tree

It you like hiking, why not try out Incheon’s highest mountain.

Bamboo Soju – It’s not for Pandas (대나무 통술)

Korean Bamboo Soju 2

At only 11% it makes a nice change from the harshness of Soju.

The Most Annoying Alarm Clock Song “Good Morning” – Korean LG Cellphone

Annoying Alarm Song - Good Morning LG

This alarm clock song is really a nightmare.

KPOP Girl Groups Top 5 Songs of January 2013 (with Videos)

Modern Seoul Top 5 Jan 2013

Our top 5 songs from Girls Groups during this first month of the year.

The 5 Foods and Drinks I wish I had in South Korea – Revisited

English Sausages

Some things you can live without and other things you can’t. Here are just 5.

KPOP Boy Bands Top 5 Songs of January 2013 (with Videos)

KPOP Boys January Top 5 Chart

Just like the Girls, these are our top 5 songs from KPOP boy bands during January.


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