Often overshadowed by other popular counterparts such as Dongdaemun and Namdaemun, Gwangjang Market is a popular market in Seoul that is truly deserving of a special mention. Established in 1905, Gwangjang Market is widely recognised as one of the oldest markets in Seoul.
While many parts of Seoul City has evolved to accommodate western influences and ideas from abroad, Gwangjang Market has retained all of its traditional Korean roots which makes it the best place to go if you want to experience authentic Korean street food and culture under one roof. Fans of Running Man might find Gwangjang Market very familiar (watch episode 186).
Not sure what you can expect there? Here’s What To See And Eat At Gwangjang Market. READ ON
Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market in Seoul needs no further introduction. The popular fish market has appeared in many Korean variety shows and is now one of the top tourist destination in Seoul.
What makes Noryangjin Fish Market so well-received among both locals and travelers is the wide selection of fresh seafood on offer. Some head there to buy seafood back home but many more choose to have them steamed and cooked in various ways at the restaurants nearby.
Having a seafood feast at Noryangjin Fish Market is an eye-opening experience no one should miss out on, but it may be intimidating for first timers and those who are not able to speak Korean. Follow our tips in this guide and you will be able to conquer Noryangjin Fish Market like a pro!
We have also included a rough estimate of the prices of fresh seafood as well as cooking services at the restaurants in Noryangjin Fish Market. READ ON
If you like a good drink from time to time but constantly find yourself on a tight budget, then this guide is for you.
There is no better way to wind down after a long work-week than to share a round (or more) of drinks and good laughs among friends. Yet, it is often easier said than done to make it in time to snag those happy hour promotions. In the end, we just settle for expensive drinks, only to regret how much we actually spent the following morning.
Everyone deserves a solid night out every once in a while and a great night should not come at a high price. Here is a list of bars in Singapore that offer unbelievably affordable drinks, both during and after happy hour. Yes, drinks under S$10; we are in.
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Slated to open officially in the public departure gallery of Changi Airport Terminal 3 on 22 September 2017, Premium Japan Farmers Market is a destination for top quality vegetables, fruits, meat products, processed food products, and sake exclusively imported from Japan!
You will also get to experience an unparalleled bento experience presented by Japanese chefs of GOZEN, where you can look forward to creating your very own ready-to-eat bento box from a mouthwatering array of premium options, flown directly from Japan to ensure freshness and quality.
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Junction 8 is a popular heartland shopping mall located in the centre of Bishan. It houses a cinema, countless retail stores and a wide array of food outlets which make it a really happening hang-out spot for people and especially students from nearby schools.
From food kiosks to proper sit-down restaurants, Junction 8 features an array of more than 50 F&B outlets. You will never run out of food options here but to make life just a little bit simpler, here is our Junction 8 Food Directory to help you better decide on your next meal.
Serious coffee drinkers will find plenty of options in Seoul, and one of the most popular destinations in the uber-cool Seongsu-dong neighbourhood—also known as the Brooklyn of Seoul—is Daelim Changgo Gallery CO:LUMN.
More than just a cafe offering pretty food, Daelim Changgo Gallery CO:LUMN is also an art gallery where you can admire various art exhibitions—from larger-than-life art installations to creative paintings. The exhibitions change from time to time so guests can always look forward to something new there.
Daelim Changgo Gallery CO:LUMN is also located near to Common Ground, a hipster container market which has been making rounds on social media so you can visit both places on the same day!
The annual Mid-Autumn Festival is one Chinese festival in Singapore that we always look forward to. Falling on the 15th of the eighth lunar month, it is often celebrated at night when there is a bright full moon and is usually accompanied by the soft glow of paper lanterns, Chinese tea and mooncakes.
Without a doubt, mooncakes are the main highlight of the Mid-Autumn Festival and with each year that passes by, we are spoiled with even more innovative mooncake varieties. This year, you can expect some pretty strange yet tantalising mooncake flavours from tom yum to American Ginseng—boozy ones are also available for the grown-ups. And for those of you who prefer the traditional white lotus mooncake with egg yolk, we’ve also included a list of our favourite places.
From traditional to contemporary mooncakes, here is our guide to 9 places to buy the best mooncakes for Mid-Autumn Festival this 2017.
Does the name ‘Ban Bossy Boutique‘ ring a bell? Those who have heard of the feminist movement in 2014 where the use of the term ‘bossy’ should be discouraged to describe women would probably know where this cafe got its inspiration from.
Boasting primarily pastel colours in pink, mint and white, walking into Ban Bossy Boutique is like stepping into Barbie-land. It is the perfect spot for afternoon tea with your girlfriends, complete with Instagram-worthy backdrops and an appealing array of cupcakes.
The beautiful cafe is tucked away on the third level of a building in Hongdae. The next time you find yourselves in Seoul, you know where to head to. READ ON