Anytime you travel there is that paranoia about roaming charges. Lucky in Korea there is a lot of open WiFi around Seoul. But before you get to Korea there are some apps you should download . These apps will help you get around the city and communicate with those who do not speak English.
KakaoTalk- Kakaotalk is a free instant messenger app. Everyone in Korea uses this to text their friends for free and to make free phone calls! This is a great app to have so you have a way to talk to your family and friends. You can use this app with WiFi, but you need to have a valid phone number to register.
So today I went to the Hwaseong Fortress in Suwon, a city beside Hwaseong. Let me tell you, wear running shoes and track pants! I walked around the whole Fortress which was 3.5 miles, plus more because we walked around to other places after that. This Fortress is HUGE so plan to spend 2-3 hours just walking around and taking pictures! I took lots of pictures that I will upload to my gallery. To learn more about Hwaseong Fortress CLICK HERE
Who doesn't love Fridays? The weekend is just around the corner and you have down time! Lucky for me my work schedule changed; which means I don't teach Friday nights anymore!!!!!!I was teaching from 2:25-10 pm every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Now no more Fridays!!! I'm too excited. Now I feel like I have a real weekend and I won't be tired on a Friday night. I now finish at 7 pm!
Plus it's "WHITE DAY'!!!!!!!
On Thursdays I finish teaching at 7pm. After class I was starving, so I decided to find something to eat on my way home. I mostly pass by cafes and fried chicken joints; but I felt like having some Korean food today. I always see this one place in my area, but I have no idea what it's called, so I attempted to find it. I'm walking down the street but none of the restaurants look familiar so I was thinking i'll just make something at home.
Then as i'm getting closer to my place I see this restaurant called CBC. So I decided to go in. I look at the menu and mostly everything is in Korean of course but I see a picture of food that I actually recognized so I decided to order it. It was "Bibimbap". Bibimbap is a bowl of rice with carrots, bean sprouts, mushrooms, cucumber, seaweed and courgette with either a raw egg or cooked egg on top, it is usually served in a blistering hot pot. It is served with soup, spicy kimchi (vegetable), and some other dishes not sure what they are for only $6.
I was definitely in love. This dish is amazing. Everyone needs to try this at least once!
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