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Welcome to the Travelman Podcast, my name is Ben and I host this cool little podcast. If you’re joining me for the first time then I say thank you for listening.
On today’s awesome episode, I’ll be talking to Joe McPherson, who created ZenKimchi Korean Food Journal, he’s the Editor, tour guide and main guy behind the popular website/blog and he’s based in Seoul, South Korea.
We’ll be talking Seoul, Korea, tours, things to do, foods to eat places to see you name it!
So sit back and enjoy the podcast.
Intro to the show
1:23 – Weather in Korea and go and explore the palaces like Gyeongbokgung Palace and Cheongbukgung Palace or Joe’s favourite Changgyeonggung Palace (The Quirky One), Gyeonghuigung Palace (The Forgotten One) the most haunted palace in Korea
7:45 – Gyeonghuigung Palace, the most haunted palace in Korea as Joe explains
11:42 – About the ZenKimchi Korean Food Journal
14:25 – 15 Years in Korea, there’s a reason to come to Seoul
19:44 – Korean Drinking Culture (The Soju Special)
30:25 – What to eat in Seoul? And where to eat in Seoul?
48:02 – Tourist attractions to visit in Seoul… 54:02 edit to
54:36 – Travelling outside of Seoul go to Andong
1:02:27 – Tours that you can take with ZenKimchi
1:08:15 – Korean beer plus Korean Chicken
1:10:21 – Remembering Anthony Bourdain
1:14:23 – Facebook Questions
1:24:10 – Final Questions: If you could travel anywhere in the world now where would you like to be? And what would you be drinking? What’s your favourite country and city?
Outro to the show
Joe’s blog Korea Food Tours: koreafoodtours.com
ZenKimchi online: https://zenkimchi.com/
ZenKimchi on Facebook: https://facebook.com/KoreanFood
ZenKimchi on Instagram: @zenkimchi
ZenKimchi on Twitter: @ZenKimchi
ZenKimchi on Pintrest: www.pinterest.co.kr/zenkimchi/
ZenKimchi on YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/ZenKimchi
Two Two Fried Chicken, Myeongdong website: http://www.22chicken.co.kr/
Mapo Jeong Daepo: https://zenkimchi.com/restaurants/mapo-jeong-daepo
Andong Hahoe Folk Village: http://www.hahoe.or.kr/english/sub1/sub1.asp
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