Friday, May 18, 2012

"slow food in a fast country"...highlighted

...if you go to during the upcoming week, 
you'll get to the source of the staple of Korean food--rice paddies:

...and clicking on the link, here's the text of the highlight:
Here's more from that day...

(And please don't forget to go to from May 22 through June 11 to vote for the photo,"changing of the guard in Seoul," in the "Dream Trip" contest!)

Thursday, May 10, 2012

finalist in Condé Nast Traveler, and...

Last summer, I took this photo while in Seoul--the re-enacting of the medieval changing-of-the-guard at Gyeong-bok-gung Palace:

Well, it turns out that this photo is now a finalist in the Condé Nast $25,000 Dream Vacation contest!
(I just found out this morning.) Out of the thousands of photos submitted, this will be one of twenty-five finalists that will be featured from May 22 to June 11 on their website...Unapologetically, I'm asking you to go to the Condé Nast website during those dates and 'vote.' Merci, gracias, & ko-map-seum-ni-da!



This week, on the homepage:   

...and below is the highlight:

(always a thrill to be published)