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Seoul Sindang-dong Ddeokbokki Town

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Seoul Sindang-dong Ddeokbokki Town


If you’ve got a hankering to enjoy Korea’s delicious ddeokbokki, you should head on over to Sindang-dong Ddeokbokki Town!

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Naengmyeon Korean Cold Noodles Street

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Naengmyeon Korean Cold Noodles Street


There’s a street in central Seoul’s Ojang-dong neighborhood that’s known as the Naengmyeon Korean Cold Noodles Street.

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Australian Restaurant in Seoul: Tony’s Aussie Bar & Bistro

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Australian Restaurant in Seoul: Tony’s Aussie Bar & Bistro


Tony’s Aussie Bar & Bistro is an Australian Restaurant in Seoul that’s located in the multicultural neighborhood of Itaewon.

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Itaewon’s Diverse and Delicious Restaurant Scene

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Itaewon’s Diverse and Delicious Restaurant Scene


After years as a seedy playground for U.S. soldiers, Itaewon’s diverse and delicious restaurant scene has made it Seoul’s most cosmopolitan destination.

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Seoul’s 12 Best Gay Bars in Jongno

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Seoul’s 12 Best Gay Bars in Jongno


My list of Seoul’s 12 best gay bars in Jongno, the city’s first gayborhood. Here you’ll find scores of tiny bars serving snacks and stiff drinks.

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Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market

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Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market


There’s something fishy at Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market, Korea’s largest fisheries market, which serves 30,000 daily customers and 40% of greater Seoul’s seafood.

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Makgeolli’s Rice Beer Renaissance

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Makgeolli’s Rice Beer Renaissance


After decades out of favor, Korea’s oldest liquor, the delicious rice beer makgeolli, is enjoying a rice beer renaissance!

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Gwangjang Traditional Market in Seoul

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Gwangjang Traditional Market in Seoul


Started back in 1905, Gwangjang Market is Seoul’s oldest traditional daily marketplace. Stop by to visit some of the 5,000 vendors justly famous for their fine silks and delicious bindaetteok pancakes!

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Matt’s Favorite Seoul Noodle Shops

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Matt’s Favorite Seoul Noodle Shops


Noodles go back thousands of years in Korea, where they symbolize longevity. Let’s celebrate culinary durability with two of my favorite Seoul noodle shops.

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20 South Korea Trends Profiled in Wallpaper* Magazine

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20 South Korea Trends Profiled in Wallpaper* Magazine


Korea makes the cut as one of 10 countries profiled in the November 2010 issue of Wallpaper* Magazine, one of the globe’s top design and travel periodicals.

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