63 building

The Golden Tower: 63 Building

Also known as the Golden Tower due to its golden glass windows made of golden reflective materials which stupendously glows hues of gold when stricken by sunlight, the 63 building is third of the highest buildings in Seoul which also gains popularity among tourists. Aside from financial offices, various entertainment attractions can also be experienced…

gamja jeon

The gamja jeon crunch

Gamja jeon- Ah, glorious, glorious potatoes. They are a culturally important root crop with a hundred variations across the globe. In their cooked form, they are called poutines, fries, mashed, twice-baked – and many, many more.   In the realm of Korean food, potatoes or the gamja are often used as secondary ingredients to many…

tangsuyuk

Tangsuyuk, from China to Korea

The Korean-Chinese fusion dish tangsuyuk is both a visually-attractive and tasty dish that is sure to excite food aesthetes. Tangsuyuk, translated as sweet and sour pork. The pork is first deep fried (twice, as with many Korean fried chicken dishes), with the thickened sweet and sour sauce poured over the fried goodness. The vegetables in…

Gwangjang Market

Fashion and Tradition: Gwangjang Market

Gwangjang Market Have you ever felt so dizzy and sick of wandering the busy malls and wanted to experience a whole new level of shopping? If you wanted to travel back to the time where the old, rich Korean culture is flourishing, Gwangjang Market is the perfect place for you to explore. It is one…

galbitang

Galbitang (beef short rib soup) for the heart

The rich broth of this luxurious Korean food is what makes galbitang a winning dish for many. A bowl with kimchi and a steaming bowl of white rice are surefire dishes to win the heart.   In Korea, this is usually reserved for special occasions as galbi is particularly expensive. Despite this, galbitang is a…

Everland

Everland: A Dreamland

Even though you cannot find a Disney Land in Korea, still, you can enjoy amazing rides, and unforgettable experiences from this amusement park like you’ve never seen anywhere before. The largest amusement park in Korea, Everland, is home to many breath-taking rides, amusing attractions and of course a zoo and water park. It has so…

dakgalbi

Dakgalbi: A Great Way to Warm Up

In Chuncheon where dakgalbi is a specialty, some of the restaurants serve it to you in a huge, round cast iron pan where the restaurant mistress then comes over to your table after the pan has been properly heated and mixes it all up together. Chuncheon is a quite little tourist town home to the…

Jeju Island

The Center of Jeju Island

Are you on for challenging hikes? The treasures and the views that Jeju Island’s Hallasan Mountain is definitely worth the sweat and long way. Hallasan Mountain is standing proud and tall at the very center of Jeju Island. Designated as a national park in 1970, there are 368 parasitic volcanoes called Oreums (peaks) around the…

Garden of Morning Calm

The Garden of Morning Calm (The Perfect Eye Candy)

The Garden of Morning Calm, the oldest private garden in Korea which derived its name from a great Indian poet, Rabindranath Tagore’s description for Korea as “Land of the Morning Calm” during the Joseon Dynasty, is one of the must-see places you need to check out, whether you love garden and flowers or just looking…