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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 »
So the month of May marks Children's Day in South Korea! Since the holiday is all about children, many places here have special children's day items~  yearly I look forward to the goodies Baskin Robbins and Dunkin' Donuts Korea put out because they are usually extra cute! If you remember, last ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Gundam is a staple in anyone's childhood that grew up in Asia, of course this included Koreans even though the importing of Japanese entertainment goods was fairly tight due to Korea's censorship back in the day. With the notion that Japanese anime were too sexual and violent for kids in Korea, a lot ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Maybe because I am a visual person, but aside from cute little cafe signs I also enjoy posters and other misc things throughout Seoul sometimes! Here are some fun things from the streets of Seoul that I felt like sharing with you guys~ enjoy! Last fall we had two movies called "Ted / 테드" ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Meet the super-star Korean Artist Hyung-Tae Kim!  If you are a player of games such as Magna carta, War of Genesis, or just have a fondness for beautiful character art overall, chances are you have at least come across some of 김형태 Hyung-Tae Kim's beautiful art before! ♥ ♥ ♥ After years ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
I am SO slow with my posts....I wanted to share these photos and way too much time has passed! Back in Feb. was my Fiance Nara's 30th Birthday~  31st if you go by Korean age, but we do not :P not happy about adding extra years on thank you! lol!  The big 30! Spring is actually really busy for us ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
This winter Nara and I headed out to Insadong 인사동 which is this old amazing area of Seoul for mainly cultural activities, traditional tea houses, Korea related tourist goodies, and tons of galleries!  It is a really fun location that I need to feature here in the near future~ it is a bit far ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Welcome to the dreamy and colorful world of Korean fine artist Hong Ji-Yoon 홍지윤 and her 2010 collection "Life is Colorful"!  Hong Ji-Yoon is a successful fine artist from Korea who mainly works on a very large scale with traditional mediums, graduating with her BFA and MFA in Oriental Fine Art ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Hapjeong is an awesome artsy quiet spot just one stop before the busy Hongdae area. This place has a unique and creative vibe with some amazing small shops for people with more colorful tastes in fashion plus a slew of cozy cafes! Adding to the setting of Hapjeong are its streets and corners painted ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »

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