CAMP HUMPHREYS, Republic of Korea (Nov. 3, 2021) – As the night grew dark, ghouls and goblins from all over Camp Humphreys crept out of trunks, poured onto the streets, and lurked in the dark corners of the neighborhood. On this day, Oct.
Airmen from the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal hands out many and poses for a group photo during Kunsan’s Annual Halloween Trick-or-Treat at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, October, 28, 2021.
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.