All posts tagged Seoul

  • Jangdok full of soybean paste, soy sauce and gochujang
    Disconnecting at Hyojongdang Hanok
    September 11, 2014, No comments

    For Chuseok, one of Korea’s oldest holidays, we headed south of Seoul, to experience our own slice of traditional life at Hyojongdang Hanok in Yongin. A hanok, or traditional Korean house, adheres to an ancient set…

  • Games and Accessories
    Video Game Alley in Yongsan Electronics Market
    September 5, 2014, No comments

    Video Game Alley  Attention Gamers: IF you haven’t been to Video Game Alley yet- RUN THERE! Game consoles from every generation and games can be found here! Today is Market Monday where at Seoulmateskorea.com we …

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    11 things to do around Seoul during Chuseok
    September 4, 2014, 1 Comment

    This month, we have a nice fat long weekend coming our way (September 6-9 or 10). But before you start making travel plans, first let me explain why you should stay in (or come to) Seoul and what you can do here. Chuseok is …

  • Kimchi carnitas fries from Vatos Urban Tacos
    Get your Seoul Food Fix at Gourmet 494
    August 29, 2014, No comments

    You wake up one day and are completely overcome with a gut-consuming desire for Cafe Mama’s creamy ricotta cheese salad, or savoury kimchi carnitas fries from Vatos Urban Tacos. Problem is, there’s sure to be a mile…

  • Seoul, Korea: Tong-in Market
    Tong-in Market: Eating on a Budget
    August 28, 2014, No comments

    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) …

  • 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 to have before the cold winter chills take over. There are plenty of festivals…

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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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    Date Ideas for Seoul
    August 1, 2014, No comments

    Coming to Seoul with a significant other? Check out some of these fantastic, slightly more romantic scenes around Seoul. If you’ve done all the tourist sites, if you’ve already locked your padlock at Namsan…