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Exploring Noryangjin Fish Market – By: Olivia Montgomery
Exploring Noryangjin Fish Market – By: Olivia Montgomery

Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market (노량진 수산시장), or Noryangjin Fish Market for short, is one of Korea’s largest seafood markets. Noryangjin Fish Market sells all sorts of seafood, from lobsters and crabs, to sea cucumbers and sea squirts. ?This market is open year-round and has been since it first opened in 1927! ?The market itself is […]

Chilseong Market
Chilseong Market

Out on the main street by Chilseong subway station sits an elegant marble fountain, where the light reflects gently off the water, playing off the clean marble surrounding it. Yet this piece of architecture is in complete contrast with the dirt-under-your-fingernails reality of the market that lies on the streets just a stones throw away. […]

Price comparisons between different Daegu markets
Price comparisons between different Daegu markets

Ok, this is fun. At least to me, anyways. I just found a great table on Daegu city’s website that shows price comparisons for goods being sold in all of Daegu’s major street markets. There’s a lot to go through, but I’ll break it down according to where expats can buy the cheapest of stuff […]

Mr.Wow!
Mr.Wow!

On any given night in Sinchon, Hongdae, around Gangnam Station, and some other popular nightlife areas, you’ll find hordes of people gathered around a small hotdog vendor selling hotdogs and sausages. Mr.Wow kiosks have attracted numerous reviews on food programs on Korean television, in addition to creating line-ups of dozens of people on weekends. Worth […]