Theme Parks in South Korea

If you’re traveling to South Korea with kids, or happen to be a theme park enthusiast, you’ll want to check out one or more of Seoul’s theme parks. A couple of the most popular include:

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November 13, 2015 by
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Delectable bibimbap

South Korean Cuisine: Bibimbap

Bibimbap is a signature Korean dish found throughout South Korea as well as other destinations in the world. Often spelled bi bim bap or bi bim bop in other countries, bibimbap is one of the best Korean comfort foods. Its name basically means “mixed rice.”

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October 9, 2015 by
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Explore Seoul by Bicycle

Seoul is a great place to experience local food culture like "chimac," or Korean fried chicken.

  Seoul is a large, bustling metropolis, where everyone seems to be rushing through their daily routines. There is a lot to see and do in Seoul, however, and these sights are fairly spread around the city. Seoul covers over 600 square miles, with a radius of roughly 9 miles, and includes areas both north […]

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September 11, 2015 by
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History of Kimchi

Preparing the kimchi

Also spelled kimchee, kimchi is a very traditional Korean dish made from various fermented vegetables. Cabbage is one of the most common vegetables fermented to make kimchi, and its smell is typically unmistakable. Although the smell is a bit pungent, the taste is more mild — typically a mix of spicy and sour.

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May 22, 2015 by
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[CONTEST] Win a Seoul Food Tour Package for 2!

Kimbap street food in Busan, Korea

Are you ready to eat your way around Seoul? This month, four lucky travelers will win 2 tickets each of our two South Korea Food Tours. Read on to find out more…

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May 15, 2015 by
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Hahoe Folk Village

The seaside city of Busan. Photo courtesy of LWY via Flickr.

For an opportunity to see what life in Korea was like in the 15th – 16th centuries, pay a visit to Hahoe Folk Village, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2010 near Andong, South Korea. The Andong Hahoe Folk village is designated as Korea’s “Important Folklore Material No. 122.” Hahoe Village has been the home […]

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May 1, 2015 by
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Kimchi, Hanbok, and Tea: Experiencing Korean Culture in Seoul

Dressed for a traditional Korean wedding photo

I was drawn into the Korean cultural tour with one word: kimchi.

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March 31, 2015 by
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Seoraksan National Park

Buddha at Seoraksan National Park

Seoraksan National Park is located on the east-central Korean peninsula and is South Korea’s most famous national park. Seoraksan is highly regarded for its massive floral diversity, earning it recognition from UNESCO who designated it a Biosphere Reserve in 1982. The park is home to over 1,400 rare plant species and over 2,000 animal species. Seoraksan […]

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March 13, 2015 by
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Icheon Pottery Village

Icheon Pottery

Icheon is a city in the Gyeonggi Province in South Korea, and it’s known as a center for South Korean ceramics. Not to be confused with the city of Incheon, Icheon is a UNESCO City of Crafts and Folk Art. Over 300 ceramics studios call Icheon Pottery Village home, 40 of which still produce ceramics […]

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January 9, 2015 by
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Korean Fried Chicken

Seoul is a great place to experience local food culture like "chimac," or Korean fried chicken.

If you’ve visited certain cities in Asia, you might have already noticed the overwhelming popularity of quick snacks, like fried chicken. Whether it’s a long line at the local night market stall or a brick and mortar restaurant serving it, fried chicken is a beloved snack in places like South Korea.

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December 12, 2014 by
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