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A Guide to Grocery Shopping in Korea

Posted on Tue, May 20, 2014 @ 06:34 PM

As I was preparing to move to Korea, I kept reading online that it was actually cheaper to eat at restaurants than it was to eat at home. This can definitely be true, but I still wanted to cook at home. It took me a while to fully suss out all of my grocery options without getting discouraged -- veggies and (especially) fruits can be significantly pricier here, as are things like ground beef. But, if you know how and where to shop, it's easy to find good deals and not break the bank while trying to cook at home.

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Tags: markets, food in Korea, market day, groceries, convenience store, traditional market, Costco, shopping in Korea

Breakfast in Korea? Donuts, donuts, and more donuts...

Posted on Sat, May 11, 2013 @ 03:00 PM

Well there goes my diet....As I prepared to leave Korea after teaching English at Chungdahm for over a year, I became motivated to hit the gym and watch what I eat so that I return to the United States looking fit and trim. At the beginning of this year, I made up my mind to walk to the gym/sauna every morning, work out for an hour or two, and then walk to school to teach. I devised a healthy diet consisting of three solid, healthy meals that I would prepare at home each day. It was the perfect plan....

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Tags: Korea, coffee shop, convenience store, breakfast in Korea, teaching at Chungdahm, teaching in Korea, Transportation in Korea

I Bet I Live the Closest to 7-Eleven. *My first Korea Video Blog*

Posted on Mon, Apr 29, 2013 @ 04:00 PM

Teachers living in Korea love their convenience stores, some have even called them home. A fellow Korea blogger wrote awhile back that there are over 2,900 7-Eleven stores in Korea. Check out how close I live to my favorite 7-Eleven and all you can find inside. What is your favorite Korean convenience store goodie? 

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Tags: a year in Korea, food in Korea, soju, snacks in korea, snacking in korea, snacks, 711, convenience store, shopping in Korea, Nightlife in Korea

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