A Stroll Through Mangwon Market

Visitors to Seoul should all spare some time to experience Korea’s vibrant culture, unique foods, and shop for great bargains at the city’s world famous markets. Most visitors are attracted to the well-known markets of Seoul, such as the Gwangjang Market, Namdaemun Market, or the Noryangjin Fish Market. While these markets are full of great food and good buys,

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Seoul’s 6 Ultimate Cakes

Let’s face it, cake is delicious and if you’ve never had it before… you should start now because you have a lot of catching up to do. I myself am a dancer who goes to the gym regularly and believes that eating healthy is very important, but I am also a “live to eat” kind

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Dining with Lord Sandwich

Sometimes nothing quite hits the spot like a good sandwich, or sarnie as they are often called in the UK. The sandwich is considered to be named after John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, because of the claim that he was the inventor of this delicious food combination. As sort of an homage to the infamous

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HoHo Myoll 호호미욜

Of all the cafe’s I’ve been to in Seoul, Hoho Myoll made the biggest impression on me. The adorable cafe is extremely popular from being featured in the KBS drama Love Rain (사랑비). This whimsical, charming little cafe was cozy and relatively quiet, even though I went on a Saturday. Located down the street from Hongik University, an area

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Good Eats: Daegu Edition

Looking for good eats in Daegu? Here are some favourite restaurants and cafes suggested by some expats who live in the fourth largest city in Korea, all in one article! It includes places to go for all of your meals – breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert; there is something for everyone. Sometimes homesickness comes on

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Kong Bul (콩불)

Whenever I have friends or family visiting, they know they can always count on me to take them to the best food places. Of course, after a day or two in Korea there’s a good chance they’ve already maxed out on Korean BBQ and street food and are looking for uncommon Korean dishes to devour,

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The Implications of Meokbang

It’s not just about watching pretty people eat. Have you heard of 먹방 (meokbang)? It’s short for 먹는방송 (meokneunbangsong) which translates to ”eating broadcasting”, a very fitting name as it is just what meokbang is; a live broadcast of a person eating copious amounts of food. Despite being a fairly new phenomenon meokbang has garnered

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