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Seoul, Korea: Tong-in Market
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August 28, 2014

Traditional markets dot the map of Seoul with some becoming more popular than others either due to a central location, the size or a delicacy or item you just won’t get anywhere else. Tong-in Market (통인시장) …

떡볶이 (Ddeokbokki/Tteokbokki/Topokki)

How to do 떡볶이 Ddeokbokki/Tteokbokki/Topokki

August 21, 2014, No comments

What is this ?? 떡볶이 Tteokbokki also known as topokki is a popular Korean snack food made from soft rice cake, fish cake and sweet red chili sa ...

Suncheon Bay Reed Festival 2014

10 Autumn Festivals Not to be Missed

August 18, 2014, No comments

Autumn is headed our way and as the summer heat leaves us and tank tops are covered with jackets and colorful scarves people look for still more fun t ...

'Made of chair' image courtesy of the Korean Cultural Centre UK

Friday Late Night: Korea at the V&A, London

August 12, 2014, No comments

   The Victoria & Albert Museum hosted a wonderful late night event back in May this year with the focus on Korean popular culture. The Muse ...

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    Sharing the passion for Korea
    August 8, 2014, No comments

    It ‘s almost one week ago since I got back from an other exciting trip to Korea with some of my Hapkido students. After my first trip to Korea in 1994, I couldn’t imagine that this country would have this great…

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    Filipino Chefs Cook Their Way To Korea
    July 8, 2014, No comments

    The Philippine leg of the culinary contest Global Taste Of Korea was held last June 27 at the Culinary Institute of Lyceum of the Philippines University in the historical walled city of Intramuros in old Manila. It was…

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    Eating raw fish at Soraepogu fish market
    June 19, 2014, No comments

    During my last visit to Korea in april my mother in law had an appointment at a local traditional doctor in Incheon. Leaving from Pyeongtaek city by subway, it took us more than 2 hours and 30 minutes to get there. Since we…

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    So Tasty: Samgyeopsal!
    February 28, 2014, No comments

    Samgyeopsal (삼겹살) or barbecued pork is one of Korea’s best-known dishes and exports. I’ve had a bit of a love/hate relationship with this staple dish but it’s certainly popular. The Korean Tourism Organization…