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  • 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…

  • 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) …

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    A visit to Jalgachi Market (자갈치시장)
    August 20, 2014, No comments

    The Jagalchi Market (자갈치시장) is Korea’s largest seafood market, where you can see the lifestyle of the indigenous Busan natives. The market is situated on the edge of Nampo Port (남포항), Busan.…

  • 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…

  • Korea-2014-summer-8 kopie
    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…

  • Naganeupseong Folk Village, Suncheon
    Suncheon: A Rural Escape Like No Other
    August 7, 2014, No comments

    Visiting Suncheon wasn’t really part of my trip. One of my Korean friends sent me a Kakaotalk message and asked if I have made plans already in my upcoming travel to Korea. I was planning to just stay in Seoul …

  • Jeju, Korea: Sanbang Grotto
    Legends & Grottos
    July 31, 2014, No comments

    This mountain was the peak of Mt. Halla before it was broken off and thrown to this spot in the southwest part of Jeju island, at least that’s one of the legends that surrounds the Sanbang mountain (산방산) and the …