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…

The best musical stereotype: Nanta Musical

If you’re a huge a fan of musicals, theater acts and operas, this unique and beautiful concept by Nanta Show; the longest running show in the entire history of Korea will surely make you fall in love with the kitchen, and probably inspire you to use your kitchen utensils as improvised musical instruments. This award…

COEX Mall: The Mall that Has it All

Ever wanted to experience shopping raised to the higher level? I mean to the lower level since it is an underground shopping mall. Renowned as the largest underground shopping mall in Asia, Starfield COEX Mall will surely offer everything your fashionista heart, and even the inner child within you desires! Home to hundreds of clothing…

The Sacred Mountain of Taebaeksan

One of the the three sacred mountains of Korea, Taebaeksan Mountain National Park, is also a list topper when it comes to the best mountains to trek, hike, explore, and experience the great splendor of Nature. Are you ready for a long trek, and to stop your breath? Taebaeksan features several high peaks, yet easy…

Korean-Chinese fusion dish kkanpunggi

The garlic is one of the age-old ingredient favorites across the globe as this bulb from the onion family provides excitement to an otherwise bland meal. Pungent when fresh, the garlic smells enticing when cooked to perfection – or fried in butter. In the kkanpunggi (spicy garlic fried chicken) of Korea, garlic is central to…

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The mountain of Many Secrets

Naejangsan, called as “Geumgangsan of Honam” for the fascinating sight of the mountain during autumn, and also referred as the mountain of many secrets (for naejang means many secrets), is a famous mountain in the Jeolla-do province, and the best mountain in Korea for viewing autumn’s purple-ish red colours. The park is 76,032 sq. km.…

China within Korea: Incheon’s China Town

Ni Hao! Let’s explore little China seated within Incheon where you can find so many things to see, and of course to eat! Korea’s only Chinatown, and also the largest one, Incheon’s China Town features an 11-meter high Chinese style gateway or paifang. Back then, space is intended for trading Chinese goods, where stores and…

Everything Kimchi: Museum Kimchikan

You’ll probably go crazy over kimchi while exploring this food museum that’s exclusive only for Kimchi. Considered as Korea’s most staple food, kimchi has become a trademark to the Korean food culture. The Museum Kimchikan or formerly known as the Kimchi Museum, is no doubt hailed as one of the best food museums in the…

The Best Way to Enjoy Poop: Poo Poo Land

While some amusement sites and attraction give you a dreamy and fairytale-ish experience, the Poopoo land will probably give you the sudden urge to poop! Everything poopie, and everything about toilets are funnily exhibited here. This one-of-a-kind Poop experience playground will make you experience how to get digested. Yes you read it right! One can…

Hoe-deopbap : Raw fish over rice

The perennial Korean favorite bibimbap takes on several forms and hoe-deopbap is one of the many unique ways to excite the food adventurers. The hoe-deopbap highlights the use of the freshest fish and then various vegetables served uncooked on top of steamed rice – in fact, the only thing that might have gone through fire…

Commemorating Peace: War Memorial of Korea

The War years are indeed the most devastating period of the human history. Despite how successful the nation of Korea is, it has experienced long war period from the hands of foreign invaders and even with their own brothers. The War Memorial of Korea is intended to honor the sacrifices of the soldiers, peacekeepers, and…

Seopjikoji: The Pride of East Coast

Also a must- see place for Kdrama fans who wanted to experience the romantic ambiance from their favorite striking Kdramas, Seopjikoji which is situated at the end of the eastern shore of Jeju Island is a place that you need to get your feet on. Seopjikoji was once called “Seopji”, the old name for the…

Dwaejibulgogi: The red hot chili bulgogi

There are two primary differences in bulgogi and dwaejibulgogi – the latter uses pork for its meat, and it’s spicy. Here again, the emphasis is the Korean spiciness. Bulgogi is meat marinated in soy sauce, but dwaejibulgogi is marinated in gochujang sauce, and then cooked via grilling, pan-frying or over charcoals. There isn’t much difference…

Bulguksa Temple: The Representative Relic of Gyeongju

Designated as a World Cultural Asset for its historical origin, outstanding stone relics and high-value, ancient artifacts it still has in store, originally called ‘Hwaeom Bulguksa Temple’ or ‘Beopryusa Temple’, Bulguksa Temple is the representative relic of Gyeongju was built in 528 during the Silla Kingdom, in the 15th year of King Beop-Heung's reign (514-540).…

The Amusing Wax Figures in Grevin Seoul

You’ve never seen all the famous people, celebrities and historical figures of Korea plus the most renowned politicians, idols, artists and stars from the entire world gather in one place! While most of you think they’re busy with their hectic schedules, TV guestings, scholarly duties, and even dead, believe me or not, they’re all chilling…