South Korea Travel Guide

Andrew travels to Seoul, South Korea, where he feasts on the country's most authentic soups, barbecues and fermented foods. Andrew's Asian adventure goes beyond eating when he makes his first ...


Activities
Noryangjin Fish and Seafood Market
This 700,000-square-foot market displays daily catch from 15 different seaports all over Korea with about 700 different vendors.
  • Dongjak noryangjindong 13-8
  • Dongjak District, Seoul South Korea

Noryangjin Fish and Seafood Market

This 700,000-square-foot market displays daily catch from 15 different seaports all over Korea with about 700 different vendors.
Dongjak noryangjindong 13-8 Dongjak District, Seoul, South Korea
Phone: 82 2-814-2211
Seoil Farm
About 70 miles outside of Seoul, Andrew learns how the soybeans are turned into bean paste and checks out the fermentation process.

Seoil Farm

About 70 miles outside of Seoul, Andrew learns how the soybeans are turned into bean paste and checks out the fermentation process.
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Business District
The best part of eating in South Korea is all the different flavor combinations.

Business District

The best part of eating in South Korea is all the different flavor combinations.
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Daymorn Kimchi Factory
Andrew learns how to prepare kimchi. Factory employees are turning out 200 tons of kimchi every month.

Daymorn Kimchi Factory

Andrew learns how to prepare kimchi. Factory employees are turning out 200 tons of kimchi every month.
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Kondae Street
At night, this place is a flashing neon jungle and the university area is packed with students looking for a cheap meal.

Kondae Street

At night, this place is a flashing neon jungle and the university area is packed with students looking for a cheap meal.
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Restaurants & Bars
Mapo Naruta
One of the best restaurants in town for barbecuing beef.
  • Jung-gu
  • Seoul, South Korea

Mapo Naruta

One of the best restaurants in town for barbecuing beef.
Jung-gu Seoul, South Korea
The Blue Sea Restaurant
The Blue Sea Restaurant is where Andrew prepares the fresh seafood purchased at the market.

The Blue Sea Restaurant

The Blue Sea Restaurant is where Andrew prepares the fresh seafood purchased at the market.
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Haenamdo-Sikdang
Taste a Korean favorite, fermented skate that has been spoiling for days at room temperature.

Haenamdo-Sikdang

Taste a Korean favorite, fermented skate that has been spoiling for days at room temperature.
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Namdoe
This restaurant's specialty is 'Dead Body Soup.' The soup earned its name from its distinct odor.

Namdoe

This restaurant's specialty is 'Dead Body Soup.' The soup earned its name from its distinct odor.
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Wonju Chuotang
The house specialty of Wonju Chuotang is Loach Soup. The loach is mudfish harvested from the freshwater ponds.

Wonju Chuotang

The house specialty of Wonju Chuotang is Loach Soup. The loach is mudfish harvested from the freshwater ponds.
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Cham Sulungtang
All the soups here are classic examples of how to make good food out of limited ingredients.

Cham Sulungtang

All the soups here are classic examples of how to make good food out of limited ingredients.
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Chamsutgama
In a suburb of Seoul, Andrew visits Chamsutgama to enjoy a fabulous barbecue and a relaxing sauna.

Chamsutgama

In a suburb of Seoul, Andrew visits Chamsutgama to enjoy a fabulous barbecue and a relaxing sauna.
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Lambland
Andrew visits this restaurant during a food crawl with 3 food bloggers from Seoul.

Lambland

Andrew visits this restaurant during a food crawl with 3 food bloggers from Seoul.
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Hamul Nara Restaurant
This spot is aid to be one of the best places in town to eat the deadliest fish in the sea, blowfish (aka Fugu).

Hamul Nara Restaurant

This spot is aid to be one of the best places in town to eat the deadliest fish in the sea, blowfish (aka Fugu).
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Jangeo-Gui Restaurant
This is the last of the 3 restaurants Andrew visits. He can't pass up the grilled eel.

Jangeo-Gui Restaurant

This is the last of the 3 restaurants Andrew visits. He can't pass up the grilled eel.
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