Month: July 2021

Cooking Traditional Korean Food with Seyoung Park: Dish #2
How to Make Kimchi Jjigae or Kimchi Stew

Kimchi stew is a staple of modern day Korean cuisine, and likely dates back to the same time that red peppers were introduced to the Korean peninsula. Stews are defined as combinations of meat, vegetables, herbs, and liquids that are cooked at a low temperature in a covered pot. Kimchi stew or kimchi jjigae as …

Cooking Traditional Korean Food with Seyoung Park: Dish #2
How to Make Kimchi Jjigae or Kimchi Stew
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Suggestions for Vegan Living on the Korean Peninsula
Vegan Shares Tips on Survival

In 2014, a Huffpost article included South Korea amongst twelve other countries that are the most difficult in the world for vegans. The author wrote how Korea was famous for its barbecue and seafood.¹ “Korea is a difficult place for vegans and gluten-free eaters,” says Lucy Santiago, a vegan who lived in Seoul for most …

Suggestions for Vegan Living on the Korean Peninsula
Vegan Shares Tips on Survival
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The Top Places to Get a Good Exchange Rate in Seoul

Visitors to South Korea come in all stripes. One thing all of them have in common is the need to exchange currency. Any seasoned backpacker, tourist, or businessperson has to make use of local currency at some point in their stay. Often, the most common choices, usually due to time constraints, access, and proximity, are …

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Living in A Shoe-Box One Room
Tips For the Transition into Korean Housing

Living in a shoe-box Korean one room can be a challenge, especially for expats who hail from countries that have bigger homes. Most foreigners who move to South Korea to teach English or to study rarely consider that normal parts of accommodations like baths or ovens are relatively rare in most single-person housing. Seven tips …

Living in A Shoe-Box One Room
Tips For the Transition into Korean Housing
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Cooking Traditional Korean Food with Seyoung Park: Dish #1
How to Make Vegan Kimchi

In this series, Home: Soil, Soul, Society’s Seyoung Park will share recipes and instructions for cooking traditional Korean dishes. The goal is to guide and educate blog readers, cooking enthusiasts, and anyone at home trying to make a particular Korean dish. Park is a longtime culinarian and the operator of the Mokpo restaurant Home: Soil, …

Cooking Traditional Korean Food with Seyoung Park: Dish #1
How to Make Vegan Kimchi
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Daejeon Nightlife and Other Attractions
Longtime Resident Shares the Lay of the Land

Daejeon is one of those cities that few people outside of Korea have ever heard of. Because of its central location between two major metropolitan areas and the fact that it is a less visibly prominent city, the city of 1.5 million people might not seem to have fun activities or amazing things to do. …

Daejeon Nightlife and Other Attractions
Longtime Resident Shares the Lay of the Land
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