Chris Backe

Chris Backe blogs about travel and life in South Korea. Since arriving in March 2008, he has made it a point to visit one new destination, event, or performance every week. That journey has taken him across South Korea, from the biggest cities to the smallest neighborhoods. Chris also blogs about life in Korea, helping to make life easier for tourists and expats in the country. When not writing, he enjoys singing, swing dancing, and photography.

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Life in Korea: Zen and the art of tofu

THIS post is dedicated to the omnivore Westerners who say “tofu? What do I do with it?” then buy some at the store to try it out. I’m here to...

Exploring: Mullae street art (western Seoul)

I hesitate to use the word ‘destination’ in this post, as other travel pieces are labeled. It’s not quite a ‘Random Pictures’ post either. In the absence of a more...