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Cheesetastic – Acting out for a Korean TV show

For any of you that read this blog regularly you’ll know that there is never a dull moment in my life in Korea. This week, yet again, has so far proved to be eventful…and it’s only Tuesday!! So yesterday evening…

Dak Galbi – Step by Step Guide

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The Seoul-Mazing Race

Shouts of “I”ve got a bottle of VODKA..whoop whoop!!”, despite having just signed a race waiver that forbade the possession or consumption of alcohol, was a pretty good indication of how the day ahead was about to pan out; full…

Victory for Change!

I love pizza. You love pizza. I mean, when you think about it, who DOESN’T love pizza? I also like my pizza delivered as quickly as possible and with any luck, still nice and toasty. That said, I don’t love…

The Bul, The Dak and The Galbi

This is the first in a new series of posts entitled “The best of Korea” which I plan on posting weekly. Thanks to the great response to my post “The Food, The Bad and The Ugly“, which was about the…

Slaughtered Alive

***Update*** The Taebaek Snow festival and Hwacheon Ice fishing festival have been cancelled do stop the spread of the disease. Over 1.8 Million pigs have been buried alive in rural regions of South Korea in an attempt to stop the…

Kimchi is to Korea what Potatoes are to Ireland

The Kimchi shortage, in my opinion, could actually be a blessing in disguise. The huge levels of consumption of the spicy side dish had lead to mass cases of stomach cancer amoung the Korean elderly. The cabbage, which is fermented in hot red chillies, is eaten by kids from a very young age who contibue to eat it up to 3 times a day for the rest of their lives. The acidity in the food is ectremely bad for them and shoulreally only be eaten in small doses, not daily with every meal.

The FOOD, the BAD and the UGLY.

Korea has some weird food. This is not an opinion piece, this is fact. My boss just told me a new Octopus restaurant opened in Munsan today. No, it’s  not a seafood restaurant, it’s an OCTOPUS restaurant, as all they serve…

Frustration Station

Gah. Korea really drives me crazy sometimes. It’s not that there is in fact anything wrong with Korea, I just get frustrated that Korea isn’t more like home. Which is stupid, I know. But when you are tired and hungry…

Breakfast of Champions!

On saturday morning, my friend and I decided to go for breakfast in Hongdae. Let’s not lie…I was seriously hungover along with every one else wandering around the streets of Korea’s number 1 party stop (read as Korean equivalent of…

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