Category Archives: Korea: Day 2

Samgyetang – Korean Chicken Soup

One Korean dish we were eager to try is called Samgyetang.¬†Samgyetang is a hot chicken soup to allegedly boost your energy in the hot summer season. It is made with a young whole chicken stuffed with ginseng, garlic and sweet … Continue reading

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Lunch at the Food Court

When you want to eat but don’t want to wander too far away from the history museum, your choices are limited. For us, we were choosing between a fancy-ish looking place at the back of the museum, named something along … Continue reading

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National Museum of Korea

For our first full day we decided to stop by the National Museum of Korea for two reasons: We didn’t know a lot about Korea, so we felt some context to our surroundings would be nice. It was raining periodically … Continue reading

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Our First Breakfast and Korean Convenience Stores

Before arriving, we had heard that Korean convenience stores were similar to Japan, in that they were more pervasive than in America (or other western countries) and that they played a bigger role in society. I had watched a video … Continue reading

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