Friday, November 12, 2010

Taste of Korea blogging contest

Want to a free trip to Korea? is having a blog contest that will give us a chance to win this for free! All you have to do is write blog posts about your love for Korean Food to win.

Other prizes also include Samsung TL500 Camera, A Samsung Galaxy Tab, and gift sets of Korean food and ingredients. The top prize will be a 4-day 3-night Culinary Vacation to Korea complete with hotel stay, cooking classes, restaurant tours, and selected dinners at some of Korea’s finest restaurants.

This contest is open to all bloggers worldwide.

How to Enter:

Go to and become a member to apply to be a blogger. After being accepted bloggers can write, post pictures, post videos or post a combination of the above related to Korean food in Korea or abroad. Posts could be a review of a local Korean restaurant, a Korean recipe you tried, or about your favorite Korean dish. Anything related to Korean food in good taste (profanity or obscene material prohibited) is acceptable.

The winner will be decided by a panel of judges made up of Korean and international tourism, writers, and food specialists based on the following criteria:

30% Number of posts
20% Total Number of all “Thumbs Up” Votes on the posts per blogger
50% Quality of written posts, photos, and video

The contest will start on October 11, 2010 (Korean Time) and finish on December 5, 2010 at 11:59pm (Korean Time). The winners will be announced in the “News and Event” section of on December 10,2010. and they will receive e-mails. If KTO cannot contact the winner by December 17, 2010, the prize will be given to the next eligible contestant.

*Approximate value: $6,000. No purchase necessary. Contest open to all nationalities 18 years of age or older. See full rules for complete details and eligibility requirements. If anyone has any questions or comments concerning the contest please contact us at

Complete rules and regulations can be found here.

Personal Notes:
- more blog posts means better chances of winning.
- ask fellow bloggers and friends to vote for your entry to increase your chances.
- since this is an international contest, expect strong competition here.
- deadline for this contest is on December 5, 2010 at 11:59pm (Korean Time).Seoul is UTC +9 while Philippines / HK Time is UTC +8, meaning for Philippines, it is on December 5, 2010 at 10:59pm

For more information about this contest, you may e-mail the organizers at Visit the contest page to join.

blog comments powered by Disqus