Visitors looking for a bit of history, a bit of culture and a lot of art will find Daegu has all these literally on the wall. Located in the middle of Korea’s southeastern region, murals of Daegu and its heritage are recalling memories of the past that were long forgotten.
With a name meaning “beautiful waters,” it’s no wonder that Yeosu is a top travel destination among Koreans. Located on the southern coast, the city offers attractions that mix culture and history with stunning scenery, as well as tons of famous foods.
Tteokguk, or rice cake soup, is a traditional New Year’s Day food thought to bring good luck (energy of yang) and longevity. The length and shape of the rectangular garaetteok rice cakes, which are the key ingredient of the recipe, reflect this fortune.
When you walk around Korea, you will quickly see the passion for food spilling over from stalls lining the street and small restaurants full of people noisily slurping noodles or preening away at a dish with chopsticks.