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Chili Stress Reliever in Korea


  The chili pepper in South Korea is quite significant. Which is sort of strange since, it only came to Korea in the year 1580 because of the Portuguese missionaries. They had also been through Japan and China, but Korea really seemed to gravitate towards this new spicy flavor. Nowadays Korean food is known for […]

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This is how I feel at Weddings Too

Child Crying at a Wedding

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Rants! Korea is not a Third World Country

Folks, I have to tell you- Korea is not a third world country. As someone that runs a culinary tourism business in Korea, I often encounter people that have never been in Korea before. Or, if they have been in Korea for business or layovers, they have been too scared to venture into the “scary […]

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Straw Around a Trunk

Straw Around a Trunk

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Surviving Christmas in Korea

Christmas in Korea Originally published in the December 2010 issue of Seoul Magazine. Reprinted with permission  Streetwise in SeoulBy Daniel Gray The concept of what Christmas is in Korea might seem a bit askew. The East has only seen the commercialized, exported version of Christmas because of the pervasive western media and marketing. Come on, […]

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