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Welcome to our new website

Welcome to our new website and our first ever blog post. My name is Albert Kim and I am the COO/VP of This is Korea! I have worked at This is KOREA! since January, 2014. It seems like my first day was just yesterday. I can’t believe it has been nearly 3.5 years. Enough about…


Seoul Sightseeing by One Modern Couple

TOUR OF SEOUL: THIS IS KOREA! Table Of Contents [hide] A Freestyle Tour Experience The Palace and The Blue House The Hanok Village Insadong Shopping District Traditional Korean Lunch ‘N’ Tower, With A View Cheonggyecheon Stream Gwangjang Market A Day To Remember in Seoul SHARES373 The piece of tentacle I had placed in my mouth squirmed…


Video by an enthusiastic client

Korea is different things for different people. For some, Korea is the home of K-pop and Samsung. For others, Korea is a land rich in history, culture, and beautiful scenery. This enthusiastic client put in great effort to show what Korea is to him and his wife. They went on a 3 days tour of the…


Yangnyeom Chicken: It makes you crave for more

The yangnyeom Korean chicken is perhaps one of the most successful Korean food ever to invade the foreign market, at least in Southeast Asia. In malls across SEA, one would find Korean chicken stalls and restaurants marketing these unbelievably crispy chicken dishes coated with sticky, spicy sauce, together with other flavors of deep-fried chicken goodness.  …


Kkakdugi for your soups

Kkakdugi |깍두기 Kimchi is a very well-known Korean side dish, and arguably the country’s representative food. But kimchi has many varieties and kkakdugi or cubed radish kimchi is one of those. In the same way, there are several different varieties of radish around the world and the Korean radish is characterized mainly by its rotund…