We started this blog to keep a record of our thoughts, feelings, and anything to do with moving back home. After living in South Korea for the past 9 years it's finally time to move back home to New Zealand. A lot has changed since then and it's a whole new unknown moving back home … Continue reading Why we started this blog
Brisket, Beef Ribs, Pulled Pork, Peri Peri Chicken, Slaw, Cajun Fries.....are just a few things they have at Sweet Oak! Something you probably never thought you would see in Wonju! Quality wise? The place is on point! They don't take shortcuts with anything they do! We've been down three or four times now, driving down … Continue reading Sweet Oak (Wonju) American Style BBQ Located in the small town of Wonju, it’s a must visit if you’re in Wonju or passing by!
Sticky Ricky's is our favourite ice cream shop in Seoul without a doubt! They do some crazy delicious flavours and aren't afraid to take a little risk flavour wise! My favourite flavours to date are, Gochujang Chocolate (yep the Gochujang like in Korean BBQ and Korean cooking) The flavour is deep and rich with a … Continue reading Sticky Rickys Ice Cream – Real Ice Cream made from scratch! Your one stop shop in Seoul for all your ice-cream needs!
Braai Republic is a South African restaurant serving up traditional South African food. Serving up South African food BBQ style, you can get lamb chops, meat pies, sausages, and a bunch of other South African goodies. The food here is always on point, super tasty and will leave you with a full stomach no doubt! … Continue reading Braai Republic (Itaewon) – Lamb Chops, Meat Pie, South African Cuisine / Pussyfoot Saloon (Hannam) Cocktail Bar
Our first morning in our hotel, we went downstairs to make the most of our free breakfast and it didn't disappoint. A solid range of food, western and Vietnamese. Egg station, salad options, coffee, fruit and what not it was a good start to the day! We decided to check out the roof top pool … Continue reading Sala Da Nang Beach Hotel, Soc Nails Da Nang, Pho Phuong Nam, Riding Bikes around Da Nang, Mani & Pedicures, Pho Pho Pho
The Craft Beer scene in Korea has exploded in the past couple of years with local Korean breweries popping up all over Seoul. A friend from work, his wife and my wife set out to explore a brewery called Seoul Gypsy located around the ever popular Ikseon-dong area. Awesome beers on tap, local and some … Continue reading Seoul Gypsy 서울집시 – Korean Craft Beer in Jongno, Amazing Food, Chilled Vibe, away from the hustle and bustle of Iksan-dong
Being somebody who loves to eat, it's always great to find people who also like to eat, so we picked a day to meet up and check out some eats around the Konkuk University area. First stop: Malaxiangguo was on the menu and our little food tour, a friend among the group was our designated … Continue reading Konkuk University 건국대학교 First stop Malaxiangguo, Hot star fried chicken, 鸡柳 (ji liu) & Makoli & Jeon
A few friends gathered and made our way to Majang Meat Market in Seoul. Known for their Hanwoo beef butchers, one of our friends who went before went to the butcher with our money (60bucks per person ish their was 8 of us) and requested different cuts of meat than what was already on offer. … Continue reading Majang Meat Market (Majang) (마장 축산물시장) for the best Hanwoo meat I’ve ever had in South Korea!
Tom's Pizza for all your pizza needs, they stock a range of hot sauces some you might have seen from "Hot Ones" the youtube series on hot sauces and famous celebs trying to chow em down! They also do a Chicken Cesar Salad (bomb!) Buffalo Wings, Cheese Sticks, Waffles Fries, and every now and then … Continue reading Tom’s Pizza (Hongdae) One of my favourite pizza spots in Korea, home of the hot sauces, run by a New Zealander check it out if you’re craving some pizza!
Dinner Series Featuring #Centgrill located at Hapjeong Station. So I organized a group of friends to head to Centgrill to pig out on some good ol American Style BBQ. We pre-ordered our beef ribs and basically our whole meal which included the Ribs, Pulled Pork, Brisket, Pork Belly and all the sides. The food was … Continue reading Centgrill (Hapjeong) – Beef Ribs, Pulled Pork, Pork Belly, Beans and Slaw, Buns, the works…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DeVsxO-OZY&feature=youtu.be Today we arrived up in Da Nang which is where we will be spending the remainder of our vacation while in Vietnam. I know people like to go here there and everywhere in Vietnam but we're pretty chilled travellers, we set up camp and kinda explore from there! Our new hotel is called the … Continue reading Da Nang – Sala Da Nang Beach Hotel, Ka Cong Cafe and Restaurant, Darts Bar Jammin Da Nang