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Things To Know Before Visiting Insadong, South Korea

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Things To Know Before Visiting Insadong, South Korea

A well known cultural neighborhood in Seoul, South Korea, Insadong has become quite a popular tourist attraction for culture vultures, foodies, and art connoisseurs.

With an extensive range of shops and restaurants, traditional teahouses, markets, fine art museums, and mouth watering street food, if you plan on visiting Asia, Insadong should be a priority.

Seoul is a city known for its sleek skyscrapers and futuristic cityscape, though Insadong is one of the rare strongholds for traditional Korean culture. It’s here where you’ll find wooden tea houses, calligraphy materials, traditional clothing and paper, and antiques that dates back thousands of years.

As one of the most culturally rich neighborhoods in the country, the following are four things you should know before visiting.

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Modernity and Tradition is What Makes South Korea an Excellent Travel Destination

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Modernity and Tradition is What Makes South Korea an Excellent Travel Destination

When you ask people who live to travel about where they would like to go, the answer is probably anywhere possible. Though most frequent travelers agree that there’s a certain mystery and allure that surrounds the Korean Peninsula.

Occasional vacationers might not have considered South Korea as a destination, but the country has emerged from the ashes of the war as a nation determined to develop into one of the world’s fastest moving and most powerful economies.

It’s full of natural beauty that will make anyone forget that massive cities really dominate the scene. Cities are overtaking the countryside but people haven’t forgotten the importance of community and kindness.

South Korea is a fantastic destination that blends modernity and tradition, and allows both to co-exist without watering one of them down. And that’s exactly what makes South Korea such an excellent travel destination.

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4 Reasons You Should Visit South Korea

Posted by on 2:46 pm in Blog, South Korea, Writers | 16 comments

4 Reasons You Should Visit South Korea

There’s a mystery and allure that surrounds the whole Korean Peninsula. South Korea has emerged from the ashes of the war as a country determined to develop into one of the world’s fastest moving and most powerful economies.

It’s full of natural beauty that will make anyone forget that massive cities really dominate the scene. Cities are overtaking the countryside but people haven’t forgotten the importance of community and kindness.

There are so many reasons why you should visit South Korea, because it’s just too wonderful to overlook!

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5 More Mouth-Watering Korean Foods to Try

Posted by on 8:59 pm in Blog, Food, South Korea, Writers | 18 comments

5 More Mouth-Watering Korean Foods to Try

People often ask what my favorite thing is about living in South Korea, and time and time again I can’t help but say the food! I love it! I already know that I’ll miss it once I’ve gone.

As a whole, Korean food is well balanced, full of variety, and usually pretty spicy – perfect for a spice-addict like me. Though while some Korean food might take a little getting used to, I believe there is something for everyone – the options are as varied as they are delicious.

You recently read about 5 mouthwatering Korean foods to try; well, here are five more!

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5 Mouth-Watering Korean Foods to Try

Posted by on 8:31 pm in Blog, Food, South Korea, Writers | 7 comments

5 Mouth-Watering Korean Foods to Try

The food in Korea is often overlooked by other Asian cuisines such as Japanese, Indian or Thai. With that being said, I am here to tell you that Korean food is nothing short of amazing!

I’ve been living and teaching English in Korea since August 2013, and I eat Korean food everyday. There’s not doubt that it’s my favorite cuisine in the world!

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