5 Places I Highly Recommend You Visit on Your Trip to Seoul

As some of you may have already been aware of, I recently went on a trip to Seoul, South Korea. During this trip, I had the privilege of experiencing a bit of Korean culture, exploring the different areas of Seoul, and meeting new friends. In this blog post I would like to share with you all…

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10 Cultural Differences: Korea vs. Canada

In this blog post I would like to share with you all some things that I noticed about Seoul that were different from what I am used to experiencing in Canada. Please note that I was only in Seoul for 10 days, so the observations I will be talking about are solely based on those…

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Discovering Yongsan

A lot of people just like to stick to the main attractions of a city when they go traveling. For example, if they go to France, they just stick to going to the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre. I, on the other hand, love to explore the portions of cities that have been untouched by tourists. That…

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You had me sold at “Ugly, but tasty riceballs”

One thing I love about going to a country where English isn’t the first language is seeing the different things written in English that either A) don’t make any sense or B) make sense, but probably should be written in a different way. Although I saw quite a lot of this in Korea (and it made…

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[Cheonggyecheon] Aka. The Unicorn Horn Stream

Back in the day, the Cheonggyecheon Stream existed as a neglected waterway that was hidden by an overpass. Thankfully, it was restored in 2005 and was such a gem to visit during my trip to Korea.

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Gwangjang Market = Bibimbap heaven

I recall watching a Youtube video by SweetandtastyTV when I first heard about Gwangjang Market (광장시장) and I remember thinking to myself: “FOOOOOD?! Let’s go!” And so, it was without a doubt in my mind, that when I came to Seoul I had to wander down to Gwangjang Market. I was so excited to see the different…

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Happy food journey (Seoul Edition)

Although I had 10 days in Seoul to eat as many types of food as I possibly could, I wasn’t able to eat everything that I had hoped to try. Let’s be honest, if I had eaten all of the foods that I had wanted to, I may have ended up in a coma at the…

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[Changdeokgung Palace] Stepping Back in Time

So, little did you guys know, but I took a trip in the TARDIS and found myself in the Joseon Dynasty.

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Exploring Namdaemun Market

Namdaemun Market (남대문시장) is located in the very center of Seoul and, from what I’ve heard, is the largest traditional market in Korea.

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