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Spicy Braised Hairtail Stew (갈치조림) at Seoul’s Hairtail Alley

You can smell Hairtail Alley before you see it; The aroma of spicy... The post Spicy Braised Hairtail Stew (갈치조림) at Seoul’s Hairtail Alley appeared first on Migrationology - Food Travel... Read More

Travel Post by Migrationology on the 25-07-16


Delicious Meal at Seoul’s Dongdaemun Grilled Fish Street

In Seoul, some of the best meals you’ll eat are at restaurants located down walking side streets. Just a five... The post Delicious Meal at Seoul’s Dongdaemun Grilled Fish Street... Read More

Travel Post by Migrationology on the 03-07-16


Gwangjang Market: Awesome Korean Street Food in Seoul

If you love Korean food, you don’t want to miss eating your way through Gwangjang Market in Seoul. It’s one... The post Gwangjang Market: Awesome Korean Street Food in Seoul... Read More

Travel Post by Migrationology on the 29-06-16


VIDEO: Getting to know Samuel & Audrey FAQs

Having trouble viewing the video?  http://youtu.be/sytWYURhLKY We’ve really appreciated all of the support with our Youtube travel channel & videos over the past two years. Along the way we’ve been asked a... Read More

Travel Post by Nomadic Samuel on the 24-11-14


Valentine’s Day + A Few Strange Romantic Holidays in South Korea

I’m going to make a bold statement here and say that South Korea is the most romantic country in the world! Yes, more romantic than the sparkling Eiffel Tower at nightfall, more romantic... Read More

Travel Post by That Backpacker on the 11-02-14


For the love of Bibimbap (돌솥 비빔밥)

Immediately after licking that glorious bowl of sundubu jjigae clean, I decided to go for restaurant number two. I had about 30 more minutes before I had to head back to... Read More

Travel Post by Migrationology on the 04-02-14


VIDEO: Sundubu jjigae (순두부찌개), piping hot and insanely soothing

(If you can’t see the video, watch it on YouTube here: http://youtu.be/D3S6dl_nCmY) All I can say is, sundubu jjigae is one of the ultimate comfort dishes in the world. On my... Read More

Travel Post by Migrationology on the 26-01-14


Kimchi: An Introduction to Eating a Korean Favorite

When I traveled in South Korea, food was what I was most interested in exploring. There’s no shortage of things to... Read More

Travel Post by Go Backpacking on the 08-01-14


Sundubu Jiggae (재동순두부) – Is This the World’s Most Comforting Comfort Food?

I only had a few hours. My flight from Bangkok landed at Incheon in the morning, and my next flight was on its way to Honolulu in the afternoon. I could... Read More

Travel Post by Migrationology on the 24-12-13


Answering Your FAQ’s About Teaching in Korea

I seem to get emails about teaching in Korea almost daily now, and while I am happy to help future teachers find their way, I find that I am repeating myself... Read More

Travel Post by That Backpacker on the 26-11-13


The UNESCO Hunt: 62-71

At this point, I can say that I’ve been to more than 70 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. I’m chugging along in my UNESCO hunt — but I didn’t think it would... Read More

Travel Post by Adventurous Kate on the 06-11-13


Korea in Canada at the Winter Festival of Lights

This year’s opening ceremonies at the Ontario Power Generation’s Winter Festival of Lights at Niagara Falls will highlight Canada’s relationship with South Korea. 2013 marks the 60th anniversary of the signing... Read More

Travel Post by One Step 4ward on the 26-10-13


Korea: A Tough Cultural Nut to Crack

Korea is easy in lots of ways — English is spoken in major destinations, public transportation is high quality, free wifi is everywhere. But the culture? That’s something else. My friend... Read More

Travel Post by Adventurous Kate on the 21-10-13


Puppy Playtime at the Bau House in Seoul

One of the ways Korea surprised me was that it’s home to an amazing cafe culture. Koreans love their coffee, and you’ll find excellent independent coffee shops — all of... Read More

Travel Post by Adventurous Kate on the 14-10-13


SOTM Tour: Month Four of Twelve

It’s been four months on the road for the SOTM Tour! Our fourth month was one of the busiest of the trip so far. We traveled like mad, visited some... Read More

Travel Post by Adventurous Kate on the 11-10-13


SOTM Tour: Month Three of Twelve

Three months have now passed since Mario and I touched down in Paris, beginning our yearlong SOTM Tour. This month took us on our longest journey yet — from Dubai to... Read More

Travel Post by Adventurous Kate on the 09-09-13


Water Fun Fight at the Boryeong Mud Festival

Today’s daily feature photo is of a Korean girl engaging in a water gun fight with some friends – with smiles all around – at the Boryeong Mud Festival. The... Read More

Travel Post by Nomadic Samuel on the 23-06-13


Sometimes I Miss Korea…

There are days when I catch a glimpse of photos from Korea – my former students doing their kimchi smiles, lanterns dangling in the streets of Seoul in anticipation for... Read More

Travel Post by That Backpacker on the 06-06-13


How to Save $17,000 Teaching in Korea For 1 Year

Let’s talk money. Sure, some may say talking about your salary is gauche, but if you’re looking to move to Korea to work as an ESL teacher (like I did),... Read More

Travel Post by That Backpacker on the 21-03-13


On Being the Minority: Amongst North Koreans

*Today’s article comes from Vanessa who is currently teaching English in Korea along with her husband Dan – and they get to work together, aww! Take it away, Vanessa!* When... Read More

Travel Post by That Backpacker on the 17-03-13


A Charming Tea House in Traditional Seoul

While I am currently travelling through Malaysia (I can’t believe I’ve already been on the road for half a month!) this is a sneak peak at a little cafe I... Read More

Travel Post by That Backpacker on the 17-03-13


I’m Leaving Korea and I Just Found My Bucketlist!

My year in Korea is almost up and I don’t even know where the time has gone! In exactly two weeks I’ll be jetting off to Malaysia to start the... Read More

Travel Post by That Backpacker on the 14-02-13


Korean man smiling while drinking Cass beer in Seoul, South Korea

This is a daily smiling faces travel photo of a Korean man exuberant over drinking Cass Korean beer on this signboard I noticed in Seoul, South Korea. Cass draft... Read More

Travel Post by Smiling Faces Travel Photos on the 05-02-13


Gangnam Style [Infographic]

If Samsung, Hyundai, Kia etc hasn’t put South Korea on the map then the global K-Pop music phenomenon Gangnam Style truly has. But what do we know about this Gangnam place,... Read More

Travel Post by Travel Infographics on the 28-01-13


Eating Hotteok | Insadong, Seoul, South Korea | Travel Photo

Today’s smiling faces travel photo is of a Korean lady eating Hotteok (popular Korean pancake street food) in Insadong – Seoul, South Korea.  Hotteok is one of the most popular... Read More

Travel Post by Smiling Faces Travel Photos on the 26-09-12