South Korea: A Guide to Korean Street Food

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This is a comprehensive guide to street food in South Korea, where you’ll find hotspots for cheap sells, as well as the most well known foods and the most special, one of a kind eats.

Street food in Korea has evolved a culture of its own. With extremely cheap and clean stalls, it can range from spicy, to fried, to cheese-stuffed, to cute, and to somewhat odd. Basically, anything that fits on a stick can be sold.

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South Korea: Nami Island

IMG_8874.JPGIf you’re a fan of Korean popular culture, especially Kdramas, then Nami Island will be familiar to you.

An island located inland of South Korea, Nami Island was created after a dam was built, the water pulling away and revealing a small island shaped like a moon. Since its creation, Nami Island has become a popular destination for all – a perfect blend of Korean culture, beautiful nature, and fun attractions.

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South Korea: the Boryeong Mud Festival

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A hot spot to see other foreigners, the Boryeong Mud Festival in South Korea has attracted tourists for years. Originally used as a campaign to promote the cosmetics that come from the Boryeong mud, the festival has grown into a two week extravaganza of mud, mud slides, mud wrestling, and mud obstacle courses.

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South Korea: The allure of Korean BBQ

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Korean BBQ is one of the best things to eat in the world. Seriously, don’t fight me on this. Barbecue in general is delicious, but Koreans take it to the next level.

As Korean BBQ has started to gain more popularity, you can generally find it in most major cities throughout the world now. Although, the further you are from Korea the more sparse and expensive it becomes, and generally the presentation and the quality of the meat differs from the original.

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