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Nami Island | Is it worth it?

Nami Island | Is it worth it?

Type: Domestic, Artificial Good for: if you are a fan of the K-drama “Winter Sonata” Worth it? Authenticity Uniqueness Fun Ah, Nami Island: The Disneyland of Korea, without the charm or the iconic mouse ears. Look, I’ve got nothing against Nami Island—been...
11 Best Korean Chicken Joints

11 Best Korean Chicken Joints

Chicken and beer have become serious institutions in South Korea. Korean style fried chicken started showing up around 1970, when cooking oil became more affordable. In the 1980s and 1990s, chicken “hofs” that served deep fried chicken and beer popped up...
14 Must-eat Korean Foods In Seoul and Where To Eat

14 Must-eat Korean Foods In Seoul and Where To Eat

I’ve been writing about Korean food in Seoul since 2004 at ZenKimchi. I’ve consulted Anthony Bourdain, Andrew Zimmern, Lonely Planet, Conde Nast Traveler, The Travel Channel, and other world media in finding the must eat Korean foods.Here’s the...
Trending in Seoul: Bagels

Trending in Seoul: Bagels

According to the JoongAng Ilbo, bagels have really hit it big in Korea. In the expat-o-sphere, we’ve been noticing more bagel shops pop up over the years in our group Restaurant Buzz Seoul. The New Yorkers and Montréalers pooh-poohed most of the offerings. Not...
What is the best time of year to visit South Korea?

What is the best time of year to visit South Korea?

Planning a trip to South Korea? Choosing the right time to visit can greatly enhance your travel experience. In this seasonal guide, we’ll help you navigate the best time of year to explore the enchanting landscapes and cultural wonders of South Korea. From...

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