Food – How To Eat Healthy While In Korea

Korean food comes in many shapes and sizes and they’re all delicious. For those of us that are either health conscious or calorie-tracking individuals here is some nutritional information on Korean food. Eating healthy in Korea should be easy, since their beloved Korean BBQ is served without any carb-heavy sides. While in the west you

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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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Black Day and a Good Bowl of Jajangmyeon

In Korea, following February 14th (Valentine’s Day) and March 14th (White Day), is the unofficial holiday “celebrated” on April 14th known as Black Day. While both Valentine’s Day and White Day focus on the romance shared between couples wrapped in matching couples clothes, spoon-feeding each other food and flaunting the sheer joy of NOT being

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Enjoying Spring Season as the Koreans Do

The past weekend’s sunny skies and warmer temperatures seem like a cruel tease with the sudden plummeting of temperatures over the last few days. Koreans call this sudden drop in temperatures just before spring “꽃샘추위” or kkot-sem-choo-eui, when the skies are said to become envious of the flowers beginning to bloom and bringing on a

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Places to go in Incheon

Have you had enough of Seoul? Do you want to get away from the city? Due to the advantage of living in a small country like Korea, you can easily get to the country side within 2 hours of subway ride. Busan might be a good option for a weekend getaway. But, it would definitely

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Busan Kkangtong Night Market (부산깡통야시장)

Kkangtong night market is one of the top places that you must visit in Busan. This night market recently began starting in October of last year in 2013. However, the market itself has existed since 1910. Kkangton means ‘can’ in Korean. Apparently, the name is originated from the 625 Korean War when a lot of

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Korean style grilled intestines and pork skin

Gopchang and pork skin are Korean’s favorite food especially because they go well with soju. South Korea is not the only place where they eat intestines of cow or pork and pork skin in the world. In fact, they are quite popular in some parts of the world. Tripe is pretty much equivalent to Gopchang,

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