Posted in January 2013

Olympic Park and Myeong-dong

Olympic Park and Myeong-dong

On Saturday I told my friend Seunghyun that I was going to spend the day visiting COEX mall, Namdaemun market, Olympic Park, and Myeong-dong. He said that in one day I would be seeing all the famous sites in Seoul. While there is so much more to see than those four places, the sentiment was … Continue reading

My (tiny-ass studio) Apartment

My (tiny-ass studio) Apartment

Actually, it’s not that small. Actually, it’s everything I was hoping for. When I was interviewing for this job and negotiating my contract I made a point not to ask too many questions. I really really wanted the job and I didn’t want to ruin my chances by being the guy who only cares about … Continue reading

The Shinbundang Line

The Shinbundang Line

I haven’t yet found a whole lot of bad things about where I live, so for the time being I’m going to keep bombarding you with awesomeness. My neighborhood sits squarely on two subway lines that go straight into Seoul, and the subway station is just a 5 minute walk from my apartment. One line … Continue reading

Mr. Engel’s (fancy-ass) Neighborhood

Mr. Engel’s (fancy-ass) Neighborhood

Ok, enough with the sappy, semi-intellectual, emotional drivel. This is going to be the fun blog. The picture blog. The¬†what-I-am-doing-everyday blog. The blog you read if you care more about what I do and less about what I think. If, however, thinking is more your thing, I invite you to read my other blog,¬†Travel and … Continue reading

Finally, And With Eyes Open

Finally, And With Eyes Open

It didn’t really sink in until the cab ride from the airport. You see, when you get a job overseas, contact your new employer only once during a 10 minute phone interview, mail out your documents and passport to get a visa, and receive a plane ticket in a foreign language via email, it doesn’t … Continue reading

Photography

Photography

For more photos of South Korea, head to my new photography blog: Seth Engel Photography. I hope you like what you see!