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Food&Drinks
South Korea is known for having unique traditional flavors, both sweet and savory. In recent years, newer, trendier foods have also emerged as popular flavors and have quickly gone viral throughout the country. This guide...
Korean Culture
Even in modern Korean culture, Seollal (설날, Korean New Year) is one of the most important traditional festivals in Korea, commemorating the first day of the lunar calendar. The origin of Seollal has a long...
Korean Culture
When visiting Seoul, it can be hard to know where to visit beyond visiting Gyeongbok Palace or Hanok Village. Seoul has many amazing Korean traditional activities to check out during your visit. This post will...
Life in Korea
No employee shops have been appearing globally over the past few years. Although places like Amazon have launched stores with this concept world-wide, they have been actively growing in Seoul and stock much more than...
Food&Drinks
As the weather is becoming cooler and the trees start shedding their leaves, there is a shift in popular food items in South Korea, especially traditional Korean dishes. Through this guide we will explore some...
Life in Korea
When you study at a Korean university for the first time, you will be surprised by all that is to offer on campus. There are many facilities, like restaurants, gyms, cafeterias, banks and convenience stores....
Food&Drinks
Very often we hear that it’s hard to find vegetarian food in Korea. Indeed, when talking about Korean dishes, three main elements generally come to mind immediately: rice, spiciness and meat. Because of this last,...
Food&Drinks
Eating gluten-free in Korea is not easy at all because celiac disease is not widespread in the country, so there is little attention paid to this condition. However, finding gluten-free dishes is not impossible. In...
Korean Culture
Chuseok (추석) is one of Korea’s most important holidays and was originally established to celebrate the new harvest. It falls around September/October, the time when the fruits of labour in the fields are harvested, and...
Food&Drinks
In Korea, there is a special dessert for cooling off in summer: bingsu (빙수). It is a dessert consisting of a base of crushed ice to which various toppings are added and is in a...
Life in Korea
Many Koreans love to spend their time in coffee shops, whether they’re working, studying or having a chat – all in front of an extra-large cup of coffee and an Instagrammable dessert. For this reason,...
Korean Culture
There’s nothing more comforting than warm, delicious food to ail the bitter cold of winter. Korea being a country for foodies everywhere is here to provide and never disappoint. Here are some winter foods to...
Korean Culture
Busan (부산) is the second most populated city in Korea. You might recognize Busan from Black Panther’s car chase scene that featured Jagalchi Market (자갈치시장), one of the most famous fish markets in Korea and...
Korean Culture
Haebangchon is a district in Yongsan-gu, Seoul, and it holds a music event called Haebangchon Festival every year. The name of the area translates to Freedom Village, and it is quite an old part of...
Korean Culture
Korea’s public transportation can be intimidating at first. However, once you get the hang of it, it can be an incredibly cheap and efficient way to crisscross the city. Here’s your guide to the subway,...
Korean Culture
Budae jjigae(부대찌개) is one of the most unique and crazy Korean dishes. It literally means army stew, and consists of several surprising ingredients all cooked together. It’s a must try though, with a rich history...
Life in Korea
Korean street food is a cultural emblem and has become an increasingly important commodity in drawing in tourists from across the world. The Korean street food scene is an extremely dynamic one. Korean Street food...
Food&Drinks
Eating for the first time in a Korean Restaurant? Getting set up for your meal, and what to expect before and after? In a previous blog we explained how to choose a Korean restaurant, what...
Life in Korea
Korean food is becoming increasingly popular, and it really is delicious! However, going into a Korean restaurant for the first time can be intimidating. Here are some Korean restaurant tips to make sure you have...
Korean Culture
You may wonder why there is a five-day weekend in the middle of autumn. This nationwide phenomenon is due to Chuseok (추석, autumn eve) or Korean Thanksgiving. Chuseok is an annual three-day holiday celebrating the...
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