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Seoul Vegan Potluck Recipe: Fig and Walnut Salad

Seoul Vegan Potluck Recipe: Fig and Walnut Salad

Last weekend was the latest get-together from Seoul Vegan Potluck. The October potluck was held at Casablanca in Haebangchon and the turnout was excellent. Whole*istic snacks and desserts were out selling their gluten-free treats and Third Coast Kitchen had jars of their tasty Texas salsa for sale. The ladies from the Kitchens of pinch and...
10 Things To Do After Work in Korea

10 Things To Do After Work in Korea

You’ve just finished work and you can finally leave. Hurrah. But what will you do when you get home? Here’s a list of 10 things that you possibly aren’t doing after work, but perhaps should be. Eat more Korean food Probably the most obvious choice. Everybody likes to eat things, right? Perhaps it’s time to...
A Shot of Soju With: Poi Expert Shin Masta

A Shot of Soju With: Poi Expert Shin Masta

Poi is a performance art in which balls, usually made out of wax, are suspended from a length of flexible material, usually plaited cord. It is held in the hand and swung in circular patterns. Choreographed dancing and movement is usually involved . When asked how he felt when he played poi there was a...
Skittles Soju

Skittles Soju

The Chincha Garage Party + AWEH Block Party + Zandari Festa is a mere three days away, so we got our friend Gemma from A Fat Girl’s Food Guide to Eating in Korea to let us publish this skittles soju recipe from her blog. It’s guaranteed to have you wired up on plenty of E...
Cheonggyecheon Stream

Cheonggyecheon Stream

Since I’m from Florida, I’m attracted to anything aquatic. Unfortunately, Seoul is inundated by hills and is a hiker’s paradise. For those of us who are beach junkies, it’s harder to get our fix. I relish any opportunity to spend time by water and my favorite feature in Seoul is the Cheonggyecheon. The Cheonggyecheon represents...

Korean Autumn

Unlike in Korea, my hometown doesn’t experience seasons. In San Diego, we call it winter when we have to wear a jacket at night and pull the umbrella out of the closet for a bit of use. We know its autumn when Starbucks is offering pumpkin spice lattes. While having the privileges to enjoy the...
Dear Korea

Dear Korea

Jen Lee is a Korean American living and drawing in Seoul. She creates amusing, well-illustrated comics for her blog Dear Korea, randomly themed to reflect things like cultural differences, her personal life and seasonal changes in the country. With 72 comics under her belt and still going strong, we got in touch with Jen to find...
Farsickness

Farsickness

“Everyone makes mistakes when travelling or learns how to do things more easily, so I feel like that’s the purpose of blogs – to tell your story but then tell your readers how they could do it better than you did.” Amanda Slavinsky, a travel blogger living and working in Korea, nailed the point of...