5 Things I Love About Korea

As my year in Korea comes to an end, I find myself reflecting on my time in this strange, foreign land. Here I’m focusing on the positive aspects; what I’ll miss most when I head back to the UK. These are the 5 things I love about living in Korea.

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Get Your Mexican Fix In Jeonju

When a seemingly endless supply of rice and kimchi starts to get you down, there’s no shame in seeking out tasty foreign food in Jeonju, even if it is the food capital of Korea. In this “Get You Fix” series, I will unveil the city’s best restaurants (in my very humble opinion) across the various cuisines. Today’s focus: Mexican food.

Authentic tasting Mexican food is in short supply in Jeonju. More than once I’ve attempted to eat a seemingly appetising burrito or quesadilla, only to find it laden with Korean radishes, pickles or even kimchi! I still experience nightmares.

Koreanised versions of foreign food are to be expected, being in Korea and all. But here are 3 restaurants that have managed to keep the kimchi at bay.

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