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…

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…

kimchi jjigae

Kimchi Jjigae, the King of Stews

If the world regards kimchi as the representative Korean food, it is only natural that this highly-nutritious and super addictive fermented dish is made in to kimchi jjigae, a stew, which Koreans love.   Kimchi, the fermented staple in a Korean cuisine spread, is considered as one of the healthiest food in the planet due…

tangerine

Celebrating Tangerine Season

The tangerine season is probably the best time of the year for orange lovers. In this season, everybody’s favorite oranges are never as delicate and as sweet. With that, Jeju is a perfect pick for this celebrated season. Let’s go through the orchards in search for the glorious fruit. This inexpensive yet very enjoyable activity…

bulgogi

A bulgogi hot pot stew in the dead of winter

With many vegetables as supporting characters to bulgogi jeongol, the crowd-favorite pan-grilled beef transforms into a delightful dish that’s perfect to share with friends over lengthy conversations in the dead of winter. That’s quite an image, but bulgogi jeongol, translated to Korean barbeque in a hot pot recipe, is more of a poem-inducing creation than…

Kkakdugi

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…

yangnyeom-korean-chicken

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.  …