Category Archives: Food

Korean BBQ, Pub and Market Tour in Seoul

Go to the same Korean BBQ restaurant featured on “Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown” on this classic Korean night out of BBQ and drinks. Spend a lively evening with a Korean food expert to learn about Korean BBQ and drinking etiquette, and then experience traditional and trendy alcoholic drinks in an energetic classic pub filled with Koreans from all walks of life. You will also explore a market famous for its pigs feet and a colorful market selling savory pancakes and tempura made from most anything under the sun. Make sure to bring your camera, but don’t lose it, or they may fry it. This is the most intense way to immerse yourself in Korean food culture.

Chicken and Beer Crawl in Seoul

Chicken and beer is somewhat of a ritual in Korea. On this tour, you and your small group will go on a pub crawl to three chicken and beer stops covering the gamut of what Koreans call “chimaek.” You will gorge on various types of chicken ranging from the rustic, barbecue style to trendy, more modern styles. Your tour guide will teach you the Korean drinking etiquette and give you a crash course on the chicken and beer history, culture, and how to find the best restaurants.

Full Day K-Seoul Culinary Tour Including Noryangjin Fish Market and Korean BBQ Dinner

Experience a variety of Korean cuisines like a local! Enjoy a delicious seafood lunch that you pick out for yourself as you stroll through the Noryangjin fish market.  Enjoy delicious street food in Insadong, and then head to the wholesale beef market in the Majangdong area to select your own beef for your Korean BBQ dinner. Along with food tasting, learn the traditions and history of Korean people.

Korean Tea Ceremony and Kimchi Making Cultural Experience in Seoul

On this 2-hour tour you will experience Korean traditional culture by learning the art of tea ceremony, making kimchi (a traditional side dish) and trying on a Hanbok or Korean traditional dress. In addition, you will learn some rules of Korean etiquette. Complete your tour with a visit to a duty free shop.

Seoul Combo: Cultural Heritage Tour with Kimchi Making and Traditional Dress Wearing

Explore Korea’s cultural heritage on this full-day combo tour of Seoul. In the morning, your sightseeing coach takes you and a knowledgeable guide to notable landmarks such as Jogyesa Temple, Gyeongbokgung Palace and the National Folk Museum. After lunch, experience the art of wearing ‘hanbok,’ traditional Korean clothing. You’re taught formal greeting etiquette and fun folk games along with how to make kimchi, a cabbage dish that accompanies every meal. Hotel pickup and drop-off, with stops at an amethyst factory and ginseng center, are included.

Korean Cultural Experience: Kimchi Making, Hanbok Wearing and Tea Ceremony

Learn the art of wearing ‘hanbok,’ traditional Korean attire, and discover how to make kimchi during this cultural experience in Seoul. You’ll practice Korean customs as you learn greeting etiquette and play folk games, and enjoy the chance to sink your teeth — and hands — into the country’s favorite fermented side dish. An informative guide picks you up and drops you off at your hotel, with a brief stop at an amethyst factory or ginseng center.

Strawberry Farm Tour from Seoul

Visit a strawberry farm outside of Seoul to pick some of the sweetest strawberries you’ll ever taste. You’ll walk through the fields to fill up a basket with strawberries, and then learn how to make jam during an easy hands-on less with an instructor. Bring your fresh berries and jar of jam back to Seoul with you! Includes round-trip transport from Seoul hotels.

Han River Evening Cruise and Gwangjang Night Market Tour

Enjoy an evening out in Seoul that starts with a sightseeing cruise on the Han River (Hangang) and ends with a classic Korean snack. On the 1-hour river cruise, see landmarks such as the 63 City Building, N Seoul Tower and the Seoul Olympic Stadium. Then visit Gwangjang Market, one of the biggest and oldest traditional markets in Korea, to try a favorite local dish called ‘bindaetteok,’ a savory pancake cooked right before your eyes at a market food stall. An informative guide provides commentary during this 4-hour tour.

Korean Culinary Tour with Rice Wine Lesson or Vegetarian Dinner

Dive into the culinary traditions of Korea during this food and beverage experience in Seoul. On an afternoon tour with a knowledgeable guide, you’ll visit a teahouse with a museum and then learn how to make traditional rice wine in a hands-on class. Or select the dinner tour to enjoy a meal at a vegetarian restaurant known for its healthy food, followed by a visit to a popular rice wine bar with unlimited samples paired with snacks. You’ll have plenty to eat and drink on this small-group tour limited to 10 people.