5 Reasons You’ll Fall in Love with Korea in Autumn

I can feel it. There’s a crispness in the air that hints fall is near. So close, in fact, that the first hints of autumn colors can be seen streaking the mostly verdant leaves that canopy the green spaces of Seoul. The aroma of roasting chestnuts permeates the busy streets downtown. Sweaters take over the …

South Korea’s Top 3 Temples

I love sharing my experiences in Korea with you guys, but let’s face it… my eyes can only see so much. So, to give you a bit of a wider perspective, I am now accepting guest posts on Seoul Searching. I’m excited to announce that the first contributor is Dale Quarrington, Korean temple aficionado and author …

How to Stretch Your Won and Save Money While Living in Seoul

A few years back, I quit my job as an English teacher and decided to study Korean full-time as a university student. At the time, I had forgotten what it was like to live without a steady income and it didn’t take me long to realize that my habits of frivolous spending had to come …