Korean-Chinese Cultural Center (Incheon)

As part of our trip to Incheon’s Chinatown, we decided to have a look at the Korean-Chinese Cultural Center, not so much because we hadn’t any clue about Chinese culture, but we wanted to see how it adapted and evolved in Korea. The Korean-Chinese Cultural Center was built by the Jung-gu District of Incheon to […]

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How To: Travel to and fro Incheon Airport via Airport Bus

One of your most pressing questions on your first trip to Seoul is: how am I gonna get from Incheon Airport to my hotel/next destination? While that question didn’t quite occur to me when I was travelling with a tour group, nor when I had transport arranged to my dorm thanks to the lovely folks […]

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Lucky China (幸運大飯店)

I headed to Incheon’s Chinatown again during my recent trip to Korea (partly because I really wanted to eat some great jjajangmyeon again), but instead of heading to Cheonghwawon (中華范) , we decided to try another restaurant. There are a few really famous ones in Chinatown with superrrr long queues because of its reputation and long heritage, […]

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Cheonghwawon (中華范)

When in Chinatown, eat Chinese food – along that line of logic, we found ourselves eating Korean-influenced Chinese food in Incheon’s Chinatown. Turns out it also made a lot of sense, because there are simply so many Chinese restaurants in Chinatown that you can’t avoid the possibility of having to eat at one. It is […]

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Wolmido Island

While searching for places to go in Incheon, I chanced upon this island that was just a little way offshore, but accessible by bus in Incheon, so I put this on my list and headed the next day. Plus point: This was the filming location for Descendants of the Sun, Running Man & Two Days […]

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Jjajangmyeon Museum

You might already know that jjajangmyeon is one of Korea’s favourite Chinese dishes, but do you know its origins and the reason for its immense popularity in Korea? We went to Chinatown in Incheon out of pure curiosity, to see how the Chinese in Korea live. I think it is always interesting to see how your […]

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Baedari Secondhand Bookstore Alley

If you’ve watched Goblin and absolutely love the drama, you might be familiar with this iconic yellow bookstore featured in the show – Hanmi Bookstore (한미서점). It’s one of the secondhand bookstores located in Baedari Secondhand Bookstore Alley. Unfortunately, this alley is not in Seoul; fortunately, it’s in Incheon, which is about an hour away […]

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