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The Secret Trade of Dumplings

The Secret Trade of Dumplings

Somewhere outside Dongdaemun History & Culture Park … I decided to go on an excursion with some friends to Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) and the Russian-speaking neighborhood of Seoul in Guanghuidong (exit 5, 7, 8 of Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station). It is commonly believed that Korea is a homogeneous country, but a closer look reveals several pockets of Filipino (Hyehwadong & Dongsungdong in Jongno), Chinese (Chinatown in Incheon & Seongsudong near Konkuk University) and Central Asian (Guanghuidong) communities where you can…

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