The Allure of Korean JjimJilbangs

The Allure of Korean JjimJilbangs is strong with this one! Korean JjimJilbangs, or saunas, are essentially baths and spas where people come in, get naked, sweat and relax.  Upon hearing about them, most foreigners are appalled about being around a bunch of naked people- especially quite possibly being the only foreigner. Only one visit is

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Drinking culture and etiquette in Korea

Koreans consider drinking to be a part of their culture and a way to show respect to each other .Did i say “respect” , Yess!!!! . Though i myself am not a heavy drinker ,working in a corporate industry or attending a university with a group of Korean friends, you cannot just avoid it at

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Dog Soup

I have maintained for a very long time, the best way to experience a culture is through the food.  Like many new travelers, I started off skeptical and apprehensive to try new food.  I distinctively remember the first time I saw an octopus leg in my soup.  I was so angry I was about ready

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Namsangol Hanok Village

  Namsangol Hanok Village is located in the Pildong area on the outskirts of Namsan. It’s a Mini village packed with history that is right smack dab in the heart of Seoul. Built during the Joseon Dynasty.There is 5 distinct areas within this beautiful folk village. Each representing the classes of people during that era

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Gwangjang Market

Gwangjang Market (광장시장) is one awesome place for locals and tourists alike to get a taste of real street food in Korea. The Atmosphere is alive and the people are hungry for all the delicious food they are surrounded by. Seriously it’s like Food Heaven in Seoul. The search for it is worth it. If your

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