Archive for the ‘Places’ Category

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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
If you are in Seoul and looking for some kind of electronic gadget, game, part, accessory, etc for your home, office, car, or just for fun~ chances are Yongsan Electronics Market 용산 전자상가  has come up in conversation!  Yongsan was once one of the best places to find everything under the ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
티앙팡 Tea Angpang  or"Afternoon Tea" is an amazing hidden gem of a tea room located in the back streets of Edae! I was introduced to this cafe when I went to my first Lolita meetup here in Korea, and I immediately fell in love with the place~ it has quickly become my favorite spot visit and ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Large 4 floor Daiso in Hongdae! Stores range in size here from 1-4 floors usually. If you live in Korea you already know very well what Daiso is, and most likely the nearest 5 stores to your home!  For those of you moving to Korea or planning on visiting Korea let me just give you a brief introduction ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
"Life is a cup of cake" Are you in Korea and a big fan of cupcakes? What about handmade organic cupcakes made warm to-order if you ask? I would love to introduce you to an adorable and extremely kind cafe " Co-끼리 | Co-Kiri " nestled in between Edae and Shinchon! Co-끼리 is one of those ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Are you looking for a great bar to lounge at and get cocktails in Seoul around Itaewon?? Today I have a really great cocktail bar to share with you nestled down the side streets of Itaewon!  If you are a fan of art, graffiti, rap, skateboarding, and Seoul's underground scene you will really enjoy ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Aside from the Hello Kitty cafes here in Korea, another popular request for me to visit was one of the several Charlie Brown theme cafes!  That's right, Korea also has some official Snoopy cafes!  Sadly though... I seem to have put it off a bit too long!! T_T   We had a large one right by my house ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »

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