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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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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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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Hongdae Free Market

Don’t be mistaken with the name of the market. They do not give out free stuff. In fact, it is a place where you can find a variety of hand-crafted goods by young artists. It is open from 1pm to 6pm on Saturdays starting from March to November. Though you won’t be getting any free

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1000 won Waffle Ice Cream Sandwich

This waffle ice cream sandwich stand is located right in front of the Hongik University entrance and right across the Body Shop. Even though Hongdae is full of restaurants and places to eat, this is a must visit and a low budget snack place to go in the area. It is a little corner shop

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