Bucket List

This page is our “bucket list” or list of things to do before we die leave Korea. As we experience each we’ll post about it or cross it off, and as new goals come up we’ll add them to the list.


Places within Korea we want to visit:
– Ulsan: Visiting Friends
– Busan: Trip 1, Back again, and again
– Gyeong ju: Rice Festival
– Geoje Island: Buddha’s Birthday
– Seoul: Trip 1

Places we’re thinking about visiting outside Korea
– Thailand: Chiang Mai, Bangkok
– Cambodia: Siem Reap, Phnom Pehn
– Vietnam: Saigon, Ben Tre, Mui Ne, Hoi An, Hanoi, Halong Bay, Sapa

Korean Living & Culture

– Get invited over to a Korean’s house for an authentic meal
Find a good art scene somewhere
Be able to order food, understand directions, and say simple things in Korean
– Do a temple stay
– Take a cooking class
– Go to a kimchi farm / find out if those exist
– Experience a tea ceremony
– Attend as many festivals as possible: Gyeong Ju Rice Cake/Wine Festival, Boreyong Mud Festival, Andong MaskDance Festival, Jinju Lantern Festival


– Set up a “living room” and host a successful dinner party


4 Responses to “Bucket List”

  1. Cool List- love dad

  2. Great Blog! We enjoy reading your articles!

  3. muchadoaboutlisa Says:

    Hi Gina!
    Seriously – how funny that we saw each other at The Holy Grill on Saturday night!!

    Just a couple of notes on your bucket list (which I think is a great idea and something Micah and I have as well – but just not Korea-only related).

    -Good art scene: Insadong of course is the artsy place in Seoul. But I also really liked the area near Hongdae University.
    -Take a cooking class: Emart and Home Plus offer cooking classes…but they are in Korean. But still…was fun to do even though I didn’t understand much.
    -Order food, learn directions: I hope you’ve got the directions thing down by now…it helps SOOOOO much when you are telling the taxi where to go!

  4. […] cheap, and then just some general observations of Japan.  So glad we got to check this one off the Bucket List. […]

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