Thursday was our free day, so we took full advantage of the opportunity to be true tourists. We started the day at Gyeongbokgung Palace, the largest of the five grand palaces built by the Joseon dynasty. It opened at 9am, and after purchasing tickets (we did the combination ticket), we started walking the palace grounds … Continue reading Exploring Seoul
After our first visit with Sam on Monday, we basically went back to the hotel and took a super long, much needed nap. We woke up around 5pm and grabbed some Korean BBQ at Hanam Pig before walking over to the annual lantern festival held in Seoul every November. We met up with another adoptive … Continue reading Second Meeting
There's so much I want to write about the trip, and I will eventually. But for now, I want to write about the most incredible part of the whole thing; meeting our son for the first time. Josh and I arrived at our hotel in Seoul around 10:00pm Monday night. We quickly cleaned up and … Continue reading Meeting Sam
I can't believe it's here! It's happening! It's been a sort of crazy week. Josh was traveling and the kids didn't have school and I broke my toe and then got hit with a virus that's going around and we've had problems with our hotel reservation in Seoul. So we are behind on EVERYTHING. Like … Continue reading We leave tomorrow!