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Gyernamari: Easy does it

Bored of alternating between hard boiled, sunny-side up or scrambled eggs? Spice it up by making Korea’s rolled egg omelette, or gyeran-mari. The eggs are beaten, and then rolled in layers while cooking.   The most common fillings are seaweed rolls or ham and frozen vegetables and it may require a bit of a practice…

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Hallim Park : The Haven of Beauteous Gardens

If you are fond of beauteous gardens, magnificent flower exhibits, caves, also doing some fun recreational activities and dance in colorful festivals, Hallim Park is one of the most rewarding place to go. Hallim Park will never become as one of the top-visited places in Jeju if it isn’t as beautiful as you think it…

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The Gravity Defying Road of Jeju Island

Everyone who passes through the mysterious road of Jeju, really thinks that something enigmatic is happening! Is it witchcraft or some kind of strange magic? What form of sorcery could this be? If you think it is, you’ve been tricked! Have you ever seen things move uphill instead down? Objects and liquid seem to roll…

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Dongtaejeon is soft, tender and easy to make

A first bite of the dongtaejeon belies the charm of the pollock fish. While its taste is stronger than its white-fish counterparts (but still within the range of neutral), elsewhere in the world pollock is used as a substitute to cod (think fish and chips). Korea’s dongtaejeon is dipped first in beaten eggs, then coated…

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The Breath-taking Panorama of Taejongdae

Are you bored out of long walks and wanted a life-changing dare? If you need a break from the city hustle, and wanted to experience Nature the exciting way, I welcome you to a natural park, that will give you supernatural chills, Taejongdae. Located on the southernmost tip of Yeongdo-gu, the sight of cliffs, temples…

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Ojingeochae-muchim: a spicy, chewy treat

Dried squid may be a little hard to munch on, especially since the fresh version may be too much of a chewy adventure. But ojingeochae-muchim is an especially delicious side dish which you can also add to your already burgeoning lunchbox should the mood for spicy banchans hit. This is spicy, and a good fit…

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