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McDonald’s Vs. Korean Street Food Vendor Churros

Korean street food is a blanket term for a large variety of eats. Of the sweet items that can be purchased from a street vendor is a popular choice that isn't even Korean. It's churros.I see many … [Read more...]

Korean food

Korean food is something that I missed when I migrated my life to Florida in 2005 from New York City. There are so many different types of food to eat in the ROK from soups, to grilled meats, to fried … [Read more...]

5 Korean Convenience Store Ice Cream Bars

Korean ice cream cones are not hard to find in convenience stores. Convenience stores in Korea are not any different than back home. They are filled with countless items, mostly food, and are on every … [Read more...]

Teach ESL Abroad to Travel Like a Pro

Among the many reasons why teaching ESL abroad rocks is travel. Being in the country you teach in is travel in and of itself. Take for example South Korea, which is where I am.If someone were to … [Read more...]

9 Examples of South Korean School Lunches

Lunchtime is an interesting one for me. It probably is for most foreigners if they choose the route of breaking bread in the cafeterias with their Korean co-workers. If I don't sit with my co-teacher, … [Read more...]

12 Things to Do in Osaka, Japan

One of the great benefits of teaching abroad is the ability to travel more. Not only is there more free time, but you are also closer to countries that you would otherwise never get a chance to visit … [Read more...]

Eating Korean “Hangover” Soup While Sober (Haejang Guk 해장국)

Haejang Guk (해장국) is a popular soup in Korea. Generally, it's made with pork or beef, and ox blood. The last part probably sounds a little, like, "whuh??", but trust me the soup is good.It has a … [Read more...]

Korean “Fire Hot” Chicken Feet (불닭발)

Of all the endless eating opportunities, I ended up wanting to try the chicken feet! They are served up in Korea a few different ways, but the kind I wanted were the hot ones.The ones I tried are … [Read more...]

4 Foods in Korea You Probably Won’t Like

Not everything you can eat in Korea is going to be delicious. Many foreigners come here and right off the boat the moment they eat anything, they say it's "delicious". It doesn't even matter what it … [Read more...]

Eating Live Octopus in Korea

Korea is a land of unique culinary...ideas.If you're reading this from back home, you probably think of Korean food as being the K-Barbecue joint in town, or kimchi, rice, and soju.IN Korea … [Read more...]