Eating and Shopping on Chuseok

During two holidays a year in Korea, the Korean’s take a break from their vigorous working schedules:  Chuseok and Lunar’s New Years.  As a result, you’ll find many businesses closing down as a result.  In case you depend on your local selection of restaurants for your daily diet due to your extra small kitchenette, you might read the guide below to plan for these 2 big Korean holidays.

It was a brutal month in September for me where I couldn’t find much time to do anything besides work, eat and sleep.  The big holiday came up on me unexpectedly and I thought I might be a bit limited with my food options for the 3 day weekend.  However, I was pleasantly surprised that there was more open than I was expecting.   Continue reading