If you want to understand the culture & people of a country, dine with the locals. Food is the perfect reflection of culture & tradition of a country. But when you travel to a new place it is pretty hard to understand the local language & its food culture. Here we present you a list of 10 Must Try South Korean Food for every foreigner visiting South Korea
Samgyetang or chicken soup is a must try Korean food. It is rich, filling, healthy & full of flavours. It consists of a whole chicken stuffed with rice, garlic & spices cooked in a broth. It is mainly served in summer. It is said that Samgyetang helps to cure ailments & provide wholesome nutrition to the body.
Kimchi is the most versatile & loved side dish in Korean cuisine. You will see it with most of the Korean dishes. It is pickled vegetables mostly cabbage. The flavour is spicy & tangy. You will develop an instant liking for the dish if you like spicy food.
Soft Tofu Stew Or Sundubu Jjigae is Korean comfort food. Chunks of soft tofu are served with vegetables & meat in a flavorful soup. An egg is cracked in it once the dish is cooked. Th egg cooks from the heat of the dish. It is served in a traditional earthen pot which enhances its flavour & visual appeal.
Hotpot Mixed Rice Or Dolsot Bibimbap is Korean signature dish. It holds a special place among Korean Food. Bibimbap is served in a pot. It mainly comprises of rice, seasoned vegetables, sprouts, pepper sauce, soy sauce & served with Kimchi & a soup. It’s a complete meal in itself.
( Tip: Vegetarian can try this dish. Just ask the food stall attendant not to add any meat. It’s a good option to eat out in Korea.) . Read More
Weekends in South Korea are so much fun. There are so many places to visit & loads of activities to do. You are never short of ideas. This time around we placed to planned to explore the beautiful city of Tongyeong. From Gohyeon bus terminal, we took an intercity bus to Tongyeong, the land of Sea.
There are many tourist attractions in Tongyeong. Having to spend just a day in the city, we decided to go for Mireuksan Mountain & Hallyeo Cable Car.Mt. Mireuksan is considered one of the best 100 mountains of Korea. You can easily spend a full day there hiking & sightseeing Those who are not keen on hiking, like us how could we with kids? can take up the cable car. The place offers breath -taking view of the sea & dense forest, ancient temples. The wildflowers add to the beauty of the place. It is said that in clear weather visitors can see the Tsushima Island (in Japan)
Travel Tip: Check the weather forecast for making your plans. A foggy weather or rain can ruin the whole experience.
Hallyeo National Marine Park View Ropeway
It is the main tourist attraction of Tongyeong. It is the longest cable car in Korea covering a distance of 2kms. There are 47 cable cars each with a sitting capacity of 8 persons.
Tha place looks beautiful with beautiful flowers blooming all around
Cost of the ticket
One-way ticket –
W 5,500 per Adult
Round trip ticket –
W 9,000 per Adult
It ride takes around 10 minutes. The last cable car leaves at 7.00 in the evening so make sure to reach the station before time.
Spectacular view from the cable car
Travel Tip: Always carry your own food. You will not get anything up there apart from coffee & Korean food ( don’t bother if you are fond of Korean food 🙂 )
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