One of the most famous meals from Jeju Island is the grilled black pig. This meal was one of the best that I had on Jeju; it was greasy, smokey, and delicious!
Udo is an island off the east end of Jeju. The name udo means cow island. I have heard that this is because locals think the profile of the island looks like a cow laying down. Udo is very well known for it’s peanuts; while I was on there I decided to try some ice cream with Udo peanuts on top. It was delicious!
Mount Hallasan is the tallest mountain in South Korea. It is a volcanic mountain centrally located on the island of Jeju. While I was in Jeju City, I stayed at a guest house that had a cat. One day the cat sat on a map of Jeju in the place of hallasan. Since “san” in korean means mountain, I decided to change the name of this scene to hallakoyangi; koyangi is korean for cat. Halla-cat!