AS RICE, WRAPPED IN ALGAE – Aauthor’s Journey in Korea: from Songeong beach at Kaesong, meet creative people, watching herons.

Korea, like a gem cannot polished without friction. From Korean eateries to chic bistros serving up European cuisine, its food scene has dramatically evolved in recent years. Today there is a restaurant to satisfy just about every craving. Located near Songjeong Beach, Songjeong Jip is a Korean restaurant that places an emphasis on fresh, homemade dishes. The menu features kalguksu …

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LYRICAL INTERTWINING OF SOLITUDE – Noh Cheonmyeong, an early-modern South Korean Poet.

Expanding upon the themes melancholy, solitude and love. It is a city in North Korea, only 8 km from the DMZ with South Korea. Kaesong featuring one of the best-preserved “old towns” in the country. The citadel used to have seven gates, but only Nam Gate is left. Here you can also visit Panmunjeom, village divided between two Koreas, the …

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