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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What beef means to Koreans…

It is a well-known fact that languages do reflect on its culture and history. In Korea, beef has the symbol of wealth. Especially, for older generations, beef has been the food that they used to long for in the olden days because it wasn’t easy to buy in the 60s and 70s. In 1970, average

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Public displays of Affections in South Korea

How affectionate can you be with your significant other in public in Korea? Public displays of affections (PDA) in Korea are not as common as some other parts of the world. Many Koreans don’t feel comfortable showing too much affection to your boyfriend or girlfriend in public. It is rather considered as taboo. A little

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