Seoul’s neighborhood of Insadong holds a special place in my heart. The mix of old architecture and traditions with more modern ones is right up my alley. It’s here where you can stroll along a beautiful stream, explore art galleries, shop at various handicraft, artisanal and tchotchke/souvenir stores, sample yummy Korean food, or even visit an active Buddhist temple. I’ll be highlighting a few of these gems in a series of posts on Insadong. First, we’ll take a look at my visit to Jogyesa Temple and Cheonggyecheon during the Lotus Lantern Festival.