Korean Culture Facts: 40 Facts About Korean Culture You Should Know

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Modern Korea is known for kimchi, k-pop, Samsung, Korean barbecue, Parasite, and more recently, Netflix hit Squid Game. But you’re grossly mistaken if you think those are the only things of interest in the Land of the Morning Calm. The Korean peninsula has survived for over 5,000 years, bringing with it a vibrant cultural legacy … Read more

20+ Types of Korean Noodles That Are All Delicious

milmyeon Chilled Wheat Noodle Soup

Countries around the world have their own signature noodle dishes. Japan has ramen and soba. Laksa and mie goreng are loved in Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia. China has dan dan and Shanghai noodles. Thailand has pad thai, Vietnam has pho, and Italy has various kinds of pasta dishes. If you’re a noodle lover, you’ll feel … Read more

Sushi Facts: 30 Fun Facts About Sushi That Might Blow Your Mind

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Even if you’re not particularly crazy about Japanese food, chances are, you’ve tried sushi and loved it. Judging by the steady spread of sushi restaurants and its availability on many grocery and convenience store shelves, it won’t be an exaggeration to say that the world loves sushi. If you’re reading this, I’m sure you love … Read more

23 Best Korean Instant Ramen Noodles to Slurp Down

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Imagine craving Korean food in the middle of the night. While you can’t quickly whip up classic Korean foods like bibimbap, bulgogi, or kimchi jjigae, there’s one thing you can easily make: Korean ramen. If you think, well, that’s not really Korean cuisine, let the stats speak for themselves. At 80-90 servings per person per … Read more

Japanese Food Facts: 40 Interesting Facts About Japanese Cuisine

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Whether you’re a Japanophile or someone who likes to indulge in sushi and ramen from time to time, you’re likely intrigued by the intrinsic appeal of Japanese cuisine. Well, my friend, things are bound to get even more interesting as we lay down some of the most fascinating and amazing Japanese food facts. Like most … Read more

Korean Food Facts: 40 Interesting Facts About Korean Cuisine

A korean meal with bibimbap, kimchi and side dishes

To say that I love Korean food is an understatement. I’ve gone past eating it to watching Korean cooking shows (a great way to learn Korean) to cooking some Korean dishes at home. If you’re reading this article, you’re probably just as interested as I am in Korean food. The great news is, you won’t … Read more

Vietnamese Coffee Culture: History, Drinks, Customs & More

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As the second-largest coffee producer and exporter in the world after Brazil, Vietnam holds a unique status in the coffee world. Vietnamese coffee culture is not just apparent in the variety of drinks or the countless coffee shops that pepper the streets of Hanoi. In Vietnam, coffee itself is a way of life. Vietnamese coffee … Read more

38 Best Japanese Chocolates to Melt in Your Mouth

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A cultural and culinary powerhouse, Japan is famous for anime, sushi, ramen, Mt. Fuji, and bullet trains. But here’s one thing I bet you don’t usually associate with this East Asian destination: Japanese chocolates. If you have a sweet tooth, Japan will prove to be a paradise to you. Sweets and snacks pepper grocery and … Read more