All posts by Vincenzo Acampora Carratura

gate of changdeokgung
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March 5, 2014

When one of my best friends came to visit me in Seoul, I wanted to show him some special places in the city. We decided to visit Changdeokgung Palace and secret garden, two sites that I didn’t have the chance to visit…

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Home made bibimbap recipe

February 7, 2014, No comments

  Bibimbap is well known as one of the most representative dishes of Korean cuisine. It consists in steamed rice, mixed with vegetables, meat, eg ...

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Home style food in Seoul

January 23, 2014, No comments

Life in Seoul can be quite hectic and many people during  weekdays work a lot and don’t have the time or the will to cook a healthy and nutriti ...

Seoul National Library

A day in the Seoul National Library

January 13, 2014, No comments

For my research on Korean food I was looking for a specific book (Korean food:The originality) that could not be easily found. I wandered through seve ...

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    A day trip to Suwon
    January 6, 2014, No comments

    It was a sunny Sunday and I needed to get out of the hectic Seoul so I decided to do a day  trip to a place I haven’t visited yet. The city of Suwon is located around 30 km south of Seoul and knowing that it has many interesting&hel ...

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    A walk in Ahyeon Market (Seoul)
    December 30, 2013, No comments

    During my room search of last week,  I have visited many houses in Sinchon (신촌), Hongdae (홍대) and Ayheon (아현) areas and it was during one of these visits that I discovered the area around the Ayheon metro…

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    Marcheat Market – organic food market in Seoul
    December 6, 2013, No comments

    Organic and sustainable food has been catching on in South Korea over the last few years. Awareness about the importance of a healthy diet has grown and so has the number of people interested in these topics. The first…