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South Korea Highlights Posted by on May 27, 2015

It’s been a lot of fun posting travel articles and videos to the Korean blog over the past few months, but until I make it back to the land of kimchi and soju, I’m afraid I’m fresh out of new content. While many travelers to this side of the world tend to pass over South…

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Korean New Year: A Traditional Soup Recipe Posted by on Jan 2, 2012

Happy New Year! “새해복많이받으세요!” or the transliteration, “Say hey bok mahn ee bahd euh sae yo!” The literal meaning roughly translates to, “May this year bring you many blessings!” Many Koreans celebrate both solar and lunar New Years. Lunar New Year is called 설날 or the transliteration, “Sohl-nahl”. And, the literal meaning roughly translates to…

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Top 3 Korean Rice Cakes Posted by on Nov 22, 2008

여러분 안녕하세요!  (yorobun an-nyung-ha-se-yo)  여러분 = everyone.  안녕하세요 = hello.  Hello everyone!  Today’s post will be a top three countdown from my third favorite to my number one favorite rice cake of all time.  We will count down in Sino-Korean numbers and introduce my favorite rice cakes at the same time. Coming in 삼 (sam) 등…

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Let’s Eat Meat! Posted by on Nov 18, 2008

Today’s post will introduce some of the most popular meat dishes in Korea.  If you’re a vegetarian, this post is not for you.  I’ll write about some Korean dishes without meat in a future post.  In the meantime, please don’t report me to PETA.  For all you meat eaters out there, this post will highlight some…

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Kimchee (김치) Posted by on Oct 22, 2008

This wouldn’t be a Korean blog without a mention of kimchee (김치) or fermented napa cabbages mixed with garlic, red pepper powder, salt and green onions.  If you ever decide to make kimchee (김치), be aware that it can take about a day or several days to soak the cabbages in water.  This is done…

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JJimjilbang (찜질방) Part 2 Posted by on Oct 22, 2008

After you’re done sweating out your pores or soaking in a hot bath, you can leave those rooms to watch tv or browse the internet.  You can also eat or sleep in different rooms selected for those specific activities all without leaving the premises!  However, you have to be fully clothed to participate in these rooms.  The…

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Boshintang (보신탕) Posted by on Oct 22, 2008

What is boshintang (보신탕)?  For those of you who have a weak stomach, read at your own risk…  Boshintang (보신탕) is a Korean stew that is infamous for its primary ingredient.  Can you guess what it is?  I’ll give you a hint.  It’s man’s best friend, but it’s not the horse.  If you haven’t guessed it already the…

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