“Made In Korea” Pojangchama

“Made In Korea” Pojangchama If you’ve ever watched Korean dramas, you certainly cannot forget the image of tents and refreshment bars sparkling in the middle of frozen streets of Seoul. They are called Pojangmacha (포장 마차). Pojang (포장) in Korean means “packing”, Macha (마차) is “chariot”. In Korea, Pojangmacha is the small roadside shop, which

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Ginseng festival in Geumsan

GINSENG FESTIVAL IN GEUMSAN If you are a big fan of ginseng, you should certainly not ignore Geumsan Ginseng market – The largest Ginseng market worldwide. This is the most popular gathering place and distribution center of Korean Ginseng with more than 1,300 shops selling ginseng and herbs, which holds 80% of the country’s ginseng market.

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Kimchi Day – 22nd November

KIMCHI DAY – 22nd November The whole world knows about Korea through the “Kimchi” – not the meat, fish or delicacy, it’s a kind of mixed pickles with chili powder and spices. Have you ever wondered what makes Kimchi so charming, the food of Korea, the food of national essence yet? There’s a saying “김치

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Japanese vs South Korea: Story of Cuisine

Japanese vs South Korea: Story of Cuisine These two kind of cuisine has many similarities, of which the main themes are wrapped and rolled style. However, each of them has its own meaning and cultural symbolism pointing to its origin. If Japan is famous for sushi and sashimi, Korean’s BBQ is  a very popular food

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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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Coffee and cameras – Dreamy Cafe

It’s common to see a dog or cat cafe in Seoul neighborhoods, or a cute Hello Kitty cafe in a couple of countries throughout the globe, sheep cafe is unusual but you can find 1 in Seoul. A camera cafe seems normal, however, a camera themed cafe with a building outlook constructed exactly like a Rolleiflex, I

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Mouse Rabbit Coffee

For those who are familiar with K-Pop, it is common knowledge that many idols and their families own side-businesses that are frequented not only by the fans, but sometimes by the idols themselves. One of the most famous locations is Mouse Rabbit Coffee, or ‘MoBit’ as fans refer to it, tucked into a side street

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