Celebrating Korea’s Favorite Side Dish

Insadong (인사동) is known as the home for many traditional Korean arts. Streets are lined with vendors selling handmade products from processes the date back to the beginning of Korean crafts. It’s no wonder that traditional Korean food also found everywhere in Insadong. After all, what good is art if there is no good food […]

Desserts in Korea

Although Korea is known for their spicy food and assortment of kimchi, Koreans love to eat dessert. After a meal of spicy noodles or delicious Korean barbecue, you get this urge to eat something sweet to finish off your meal, and there are plenty of options to choose from! 1. Bingsu  (빙수) My first recommendation […]

Palaces in SEOUL (Part 4)

Changgyeong Palace (창경궁) just like the other four Seoul’s Grand Palaces is located in the central part of the city making it accessible for the visitors at any time the palace is operating. Changgyeong Palace unlike the other palaces was built during the golden era of Goryeo Dynasty (고려왕조). The palace mostly served as a Summer Palace […]

Palaces in SEOUL (Part 2)

Today I would like to introduce you more to my observations regarding the “Palace Tour” that I have been doing for the past couple of weeks. Last time I told you more about the Gyeongbokgung Palace (경복궁) that is by far the largest and most popular palace in Seoul. However, not far from this architectural […]