Category: Odds and Ends.

A little bit of everything.

Seoul Grand Park: The Theme Gardens, And The Children’s Zoo.

Seoul Grand Park is huge and it has so many attractions within its boundaries. The most popular are perhaps the Zoo, the amusement park (Seoul Land) and the Theme Gardens, however it also houses a Children’s Zoo, an annex of the Museum of Modern…

Tongin Traditional Market.

If you’re like most visitors to Seoul Gwanghwamun Square and Gyeongbokgung Palace will be high on your list of places to see. Once in the general area people then seem to gravitate east towards Bukchon Hanok Village, which is indeed a place worth visiting….

Namsan Tower, Seoul.

On our first trip to Seoul in the spring of 2015 we, like everyone else does on their first trip, went up to the Namsan Tower. Elizabeth did one of the love locks, and so on this trip we decided to go back and…

Dumbfoundead: The Yikes! Tour.

It was a good day when I heard that Dumbfounded was to bring his Yikes! Tour to Austin, both because I wanted to see him perform, and because Austin is a lot closer to home than either Houston or Dallas. Also I’ve been on…

Zion. T. Delights Dallas Fans.

I first came across Zion. T when he appeared on the Infinite Challenge Music Festival back in the summer of 2015. Totally the opposite of HaHa, his ‘partner’ for the event, Zion. T was so relaxed and laid back that it was fun to…

Wolji Pond At Night: In Photos.

In 674 CE King Munmu, of the Silla Kingdom, had a pleasure garden built for his enjoyment. The ‘park of the moon’ had multiple buildings, lakes and gardens. Unfortunately it burned down in 935 CE and was forgotten. In 1974 it was rediscovered and…

Korea Spotlight @ SXSW 2018.

Korean Spotlight is the new name for what was formerly known as Kpop Night Out, an event sponsored by Kocca and others. It is an official showcase at SXSW, one of the world’s biggest music festivals. Last year the lineup included Big Phony, No…