Tongbok Traditional Market is one of the biggest in southern Gyonggi-do and is the place to go for cheap eats and local culture. Fortunately, this grand market in South Korea is only a short 10-minute-walk from Pyeongtaek Station.
Jinju’s Jungang Market and Nongae Market were selected as representative markets of Gyeongnam along with Gimhae Dongsang Market in the Korea Tourism Organization’s 2022 competition for representative traditional markets to attract foreign tourists.
Pohang, in the northern part Gyeongsang-do Province, is a port city known for its beautiful swimming beaches, Jukdo Market, which serves up the freshest catches, and the “Hands of Harmony” bronze sculpture in Homigot.
For tourists seeking to sample street food and eat like a local, a stop at Nam-mun Market, near Suwon Hwaseong, is a must. This is Suwon’s largest traditional market, covering a total area of 164 square meters and featuring over 80 kiosks selling a variety of food and goods.
When you are in a rush, Bulgogi Chicken is a great way to put your stored bulgogi sauce to good use. It takes about 5 minutes to prepare and about 40 minutes in the oven. A great advantage with this dish is you can put the chicken legs on a barbecue and create a really unique and delicious barbecue flavor that will impress!
This traditional herb has a bitter taste and you can find it in many food products around the peninsula. When I was little, my mother used to make me tea with honey-soaked ginseng to help keep me healthy.