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Park Young Su Handmade Noodles (박영수손짜장)

Jjajangmyeon (짜장면), or noodles in black bean sauce, is Korea’s answer to General Tso’s Chicken or sweet and sour pork, in that the dish in its current iteration is what most Koreans think of when you say, “Chinese food” even though it’s anything but authentic. As far as Koreanized Chinese …

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Foreigner-Friendly Martial Arts Gyms in Changwon

If you’ve been looking for a fun and active way to get some exercise, learn a new skill, and engage in part of Korean culture, now is as good a time as any to pick up martial arts! Korea is well-known for taekwondo, of course, but there are many other …

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Labor Day Is May First

This is just a little public service announcement (Is this a public service? That’s a question) to remind or inform anyone who is working here in Korea on a contract–that’s you, English teachers, factory workers, anyone who is given an annual contract and doesn’t work for the government–gets the day …

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