[Well-curated weekend] High-speed thrills, soft pretzels, and art with music

By | November 25, 2022

Visitors pose for photos at Ganghwa Luge.  (Ganghwa Luge)

Guests pose for pictures at Ganghwa Luge. (Ganghwa Luge)

Do you want enjoying racing video games like Mario Kart or KartRider?

At Ganghwa Luge positioned at Ganghwa Seaside Resort in Incheon, you’ll be able to benefit from the thrill of a high-speed experience in actual life.

About fifty kilometers west of Seoul, Ganghwa Luge positioned on the foothills of a mountain gives a spectacular view of the horizon of the West Sea.

After buying tickets, make sure to seize a security helmet earlier than taking the five-minute gondola to the place to begin.

Transient security directions are supplied for newcomers toboggan pilots.

The 1.8 kilometer track of Ganghwa Luge (Ganghwa Luge)

The 1.8 kilometer observe of Ganghwa Luge (Ganghwa Luge)

The toboggan works by gravity and on the slope of the course and doesn’t use any supply of vitality. The 1.8 kilometer observe, the longest course in Asia, gives a dynamic driving expertise and a novel method to benefit from the mountains and seascape.

Ticket costs fluctuate relying on the variety of rides, starting from 19,000 received to 50,000 received.

Kids beneath 10 years outdated or beneath 120 centimeters tall should journey with an grownup.

Ganghwa Luge is open Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to six p.m. and 9 a.m. to six p.m. on weekends.

Visitors pose for photos at Ganghwa Luge.  (Ganghwa Luge)

Guests pose for pictures at Ganghwa Luge. (Ganghwa Luge)

Go to the UFO Observatory for a cup of espresso and snacks or take a stroll at Forest Journey – a 700-meter path subsequent to the observatory – surrounded by lush pine timber.

Observe that Ganghwa Luge will probably be closed from December 5 to December 13 for upkeep.

Six different pretzels are on display at the Bready Post located in Yongsan-gu, Seoul.  (Song Seung-hyun/The Korea Herald)

Six totally different pretzels are on show on the Bready Publish positioned in Yongsan-gu, Seoul. (Track Seung-hyun/The Korea Herald)

For those who’ve had sufficient of bagels, which have swept the nation with their over-the-top toppings and flavors, why not attempt pretzels this weekend?

The Bready Publish smooth pretzel store is positioned close to Exit No. 1 of Sinyongsan Amorepacific Station.

Instantly after getting into via a white door subsequent to Mexican meals franchise Obtained Eat, the distinctive scent of sentimental pretzels surrounds you.

The bakery, positioned on the second flooring, is adorned with a retro and European theme and likewise features as a restaurant. The house is stuffed with props, together with a rotary cellphone, typewriter, and old school suitcases. One aspect of the wall is roofed with dozens of pretzel-shaped equipment.

The shop at the moment sells six varieties of sentimental pretzels – plain, coconut, cinnamon, pepperoni, chocolate and its signature buttery pepper.

Butter Pepper Pretzel and Black Coffee at Bready Post located in Yongsan-gu, Seoul (Song Seung-hyun/The Korea Herald)

Butter Pepper Pretzel and Black Espresso at Bready Publish positioned in Yongsan-gu, Seoul (Track Seung-hyun/The Korea Herald)

The signature pretzel is topped with condensed milk buttercream. Black pepper is sprinkled over the cream to chop the buttery style.

Because the pepper and butter pretzel is fairly candy, it goes properly with a cup of black espresso.

There’s a minimal order of 1 drink per individual on the retailer.

The pepperoni pretzel is baked with black olives, flippantly spiced chili and cheese and topped with slices of pepperoni. The style is much like a pepperoni pizza, however with a chewier and softer dough.

The shop additionally gives many sorts of cream cheeses, together with plain, garlic and onion, blueberry, basil, and yuja. The shop additionally has cream cheese pairing suggestions for every pretzel on the wall.

The bakery is open from 10 a.m. to eight p.m. each day. Nonetheless, many standard pretzels promote out earlier than midday, particularly on weekends.

“Little Ark” by Choe U-ram (MMCA)

Musical efficiency on the MMCA

Up to date Korean artwork and a musical efficiency that includes conventional Korean musical devices and Western musical devices will probably be offered collectively this weekend on the Nationwide Museum of Trendy and Up to date Artwork of Korea.

The Kinetic Artwork of Choe U-ram, whose solo exhibition “MMCA Hyundai Motor Collection 2022: Choe U-Ram – Little Ark” takes place on the museum, will probably be accompanied by performances by the musical duo “CelloGayageum” consisting of cellist Sol Daniel Kim and gayageum participant Yoon Da-young. Very like Choe’s works that deliver collectively people and machines that seamlessly combine, the 2 musical devices from totally different cultures will collaborate to create music.

Musical duet

“CelloGayageum” musical duo consisting of cellist Sol Daniel Kim (left) and gayageum participant Yoon Da-young (MMCA)

The hour-long present will happen at 3 and 5 p.m. on Friday and at 6 and seven p.m. on Saturday on the museum. Exhibition ticket holders are welcome to attend the present.

This system is collectively ready by the MMCA and the Korean Conventional Performing Arts Basis.

The exhibition itself runs till February 26, 2023.

By Lee Si-jin ([email protected])
Track Seung-hyun ([email protected])
Yuna Park ([email protected])