Insadong: Shopping at Ssamziegil

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. I’m highlighting a few of my favorite attractions in a series of posts on Insadong. See the first installment showing my visit to Jogyesa Temple and Cheonggyecheon during the Lotus Lantern Festival here. This time, we’re going to visit Ssamziegil. 

 

Ssamziegil

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Plus-Size and Big Shoe Shopping in Korea

I’m a woman who likes stylish yet affordable shoes and clothing. I’m also a big/plus-sized woman who happens to live in one of the skinniest nations in the world. Yay, Korea! Chances are, if you’re a Westerner in Korea, you’re probably considered “big” here as well. Yes, I’m looking at you Ms. Thang who wears a size US 6, 8, or 10.

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