Monthly Archives: January 2013

Photo update #3: Instagram gallery

So instead of copying all my instagram photos onto here, I decided to just link my Instagram gallery. You don’t need an account to view my photos. I haven’t taken many shots recently but that will all change soon when I travel to Japan in 2 weeks. Stay tuned!


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Gamjatang or 감자탕 is a Korean Pork Bone Soup. Gamjatang originates from the Jeolla-Do area which is in the South West of Korea and has a history dating back 100s of years. It is made with the following base ingredients: pork bone (normally from the spine), vegetables, green onion, chilli peppers and sesame seeds. Also as the name suggests 감자 which in Korean means Potato is often included.


Here are a couple of pictures of Gamjatang or 감자탕 in all of its glory. This version only cost ₩6000 (less than $7):

Gamjatang 감자탕 Korean Pork Bone Soup

Gamjatang 감자탕 Korean Pork Bone Soup 2


This video will explain how to make your very own Gamjatang or 감자탕:

You can find Gamjatang or 감자탕 all over South Korea as well as in good Korean restaurants around the world.

If you have any questions please let us know.

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Christmas day in Korea

My first Christmas away from home. I decided to document the experience.