Category Archives: Seasonal

Featuring the Snow Shovel

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At past the peak of winter snowing in Hida Region around March, one can notice plainly the handy snow shovels in different shapes, sizes, and colors, in front of homes, shops, and shrines, in standby mode.

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Find the shovel

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Straw Covered Tree Trunks

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Some trees needed protection from the frosty weather so they wear straw coats. In Korea, you’ll come across a lot of trees in winter straw clothing.

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Winter Electric Fan

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Electric fans as space heaters are ubiquitous in Korea to combat the chill. This is something out of ordinary for someone who lives in a tropical country and uses the fan all year round to combat the tropical heat.

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Eulalia

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Talahib is romantic

It is a peculiarity of Korea to regard the talahib as attraction and photography backdrop. And in this winter season, dead grasses exude its own kind of collective beauty.

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Art installations among the talahib as photography backdrop

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The beauty of dead grasses

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It says here there’s even a festival for the talahib

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Hot Eats on a Hot Bench

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Hot eats on a heated bench

Hot eats on a heated bench is one example of Korean winter solution. Snacking at the bustling market despite the negative temperature outside is what makes the winter season lively instead of dreary in Seoul.

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Heated bench

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It is nice to be served hot food by the ajummas

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