On Being Single in Seoul and Wanting Noodles at 1am

A few days ago, at 1am, I suddenly found myself with severe cravings for Japanese style ramen. I tried to suppress them, but failed miserably, and thus I found myself walking the streets around Sinchon station in an attempt to find a place that could satisfy my cravings while the icy wind threatened with hypothermia.

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The Pie Hole

In Sinchon at the outskirts of the bar and nightlife area is a small café with the, for most westerners, the rather eye catching, name “The Pie Hole”. Whether the name is meant as a joke is unclear. Joke or not I’ve found it to be a great source of entertainment, but then I could

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Hand-in-Hand Burger Keeping it Real

Situated about halfway between Hongdae and Sinchon is a seemingly insignificant burger joint called Hand-in-hand Burger. Though the ceilings are high the place is small and minimalistic in their decoration, a bit factory like. Walking by you could easily dismiss it as just another burger joint serving up some mediocre stuff, and I would probably

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Easy Stir-Fried Tteokbokki

Since I’ve been outside of Korea for approximately 4 months, I miss Korea so much. Especially it’s tteokbokki. In my previous article, I wrote about tteokbokki and I gave my self the appointed title of ” TTEOKBOKKI FREAK”. Hahaha … There are a lot of Korean restaurants in Jakarta, Indonesia, which serve tteokbokki, but I rarely

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