Hello everyone!  Recently I have been getting a lot of mails about what happened and if I decided to stop blogging about Korea since I am currently in LA while Nara works at Disney on "Big Hero 6" (go see it soon!!)  Last year they hired him to animate on the project so we packed up everything and ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Are you visiting Korea soon and looking for all sorts of cute stationery and misc treasures, but are not sure where to start or want something a step up from Daiso? Not to worry!  Korea has a very popular chain of shops that specializes in adorable goodies called ARTBOX that is a go-to place for any ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
For tourists, the area of Insadong in Seoul is a wonderful place to visit for a view of the cultural aspects of Korea.  Places to dress in hanbok, souvenirs, street performers dancing to 강강술래, and hidden traditional tea houses that make homemade 수정과 punch! ♥ ♥ ♥ Honestly, It ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Those of you that read my blog know that I am a HUGE fan of the Korean brand Choo Choo Cats by Jetoy~ arguably one of Korea's cutest original brands that had found a fair share of success abroad in places like Japan!  Well I have wonderful news for fellow fans, Choo Choo Cats is FINALLY getting proper ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
This year for my birthday Nara asked me if I wanted to do anything special like go to a theme park or visit someplace in particular.  We both had a lot going on at the time, so I wanted to just have a simple outing that we both could enjoy quietly in Seoul~ so why not something crafty!? Korea has ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Did you know that on top of Valentines day and White day, Korea has ONE MORE holiday for giving sweets to someone special? Pepero day 빼빼로데이~ a holiday made for giving pepero snacks that is held every year on 11/11!  Why that date? Well because it resembles the stick biscuit treat! ♥ If ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Today I have a very different Korean theme cafe to share with you!  Let me introduce you to Monster Cupcakes in Itaewon, one of the most entertaining and yummy places I have visited in some time! I'm sure the owner thought I was crazy, as soon as I waked in I got SO excited! unfinished walls, cakes, ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Today I have another favorite Korea shopping spot of mine that many visitors would not think to spend much time in~  Gangnam Station!  Yes that is right, the metro station in Gangnam has some amazing shopping for the newest trends on a very modest budget.  I find MANY of my 10,000 won treasures ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
This post has been updated with a giveaway sponsored by Le Bunny Bleu!  Scroll to the bottom for the contest! Today I have a new adorable Korean brand to share with you, my lovely readers! This is a new hit shoe brand with girls in Korea and is a shop I instantly fell in love with when they first ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Re-post of my 2012 visit to Everland for Halloween!   Did you know that the theme parks in Korea celebrate Halloween now? Yes!!  This Holiday is still a bit new and foreign for most Koreans, but the younger generation has started to take a liking to it for sure. While it is not quite as popular ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »

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