Category Archives: Korea: Day 3

Our Street Food Dinner in Myeong-dong 명동

Street food is a pretty common thing for many major cities, and it should be. It’s the best! You get to try a little bit of so many traditional, creative, and/or just plain delicious foods! As you may have noticed, … Continue reading

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Changdeokgung Palace

After our lunch, we continued on to Changdeokgung palace, which is located right next door to the previous one. Changdeokgung was the principal palace for many kings of the Joseon Dynasty, and is the most well-preserved of the five main palaces, despite being … Continue reading

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Naengmyeon – Korean Cold Noodles

For our lunch break, we wandered over to a restaurant nearby, HwaDongOk. At HwaDongOk, we were able to get naengmyeon, a type of Korean cold noodles. These noodles are made with potato or sweet potato starch, which makes them chewy. The two … Continue reading

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Changgyeonggung Palace

For our second full day we decided to go to two of Seoul’s “Five Great Palaces.” Fortunately, they are all located fairly close to one another, with the two today both being in the same park. First up was Changgyeonggung Palace. … Continue reading

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