Archive for the ‘Places’ Category

Hongdae (홍대)  is an area in Seoul that is the home of Hongik University (where the area's name comes from) and just a metro station away from other large universities in the surrounding area like Ewha, Sogang, Yonsei, and more.  Because of this it has become a very active hub for college night ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Where can you buy DSLR Cameras + Gear in Korea? Are you looking for a good place to shop for cameras or camera gear in Korea? What about older vintage film cameras or very expensive DSLR cameras, Lenses, Tripods, etc?  If you are a serious camera lover or professional and not just looking for a ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
So now after having visited Korean Cat Cafes on several occasions, I realized I was forgetting all about another popular pet cafe style here in Seoul~  Dog Cafes!!  Yes, that is right ♥ Just like with Cat Cafes, you can visit Dog Cafes here in Korea and play with puppies to your hearts content. Seoul ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Today I have an extra adorable place to share with you! Quite possibly one of the cutest bakeries in all of Korea, let me share Chocolat Yum 쇼콜라윰 with you! Hongdae's cutest bakery for the last 5 years! Chocolat Yum 쇼콜라 윰 ♥ Pronounced sho-co-la-yoom For the last year we always ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Today I will be exploring the lovely Korean Hello Kitty Theme Cafe located around Shinchon Station! This cafe is also right next to the yummy Cm's Box that I also blog about, so you can hit two places in one afternoon haha! This is one of seven Official Hello Kitty Cafes currently here in South ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
The other day the weather was so beautiful here in Seoul, so I decided to go on a small adventure by myself while Nara was at work!  I happened to find this park while sifting around Naver one night, and it seemed like a very cute place to visit on one of my free afternoons~ 하니공원 Hany Park ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
This week I discovered a new Korean theme cafe right by my bus stop in Edae~ 바늘 이야기 Needle Story!!   This is a Knitting / Crochet themed location and is a GREAT spot if you are here in Korea and fond of that craft!  Yes, it is a cafe~ but it is so much more as well ♥ If you are looking ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
The other day we had our lovely friend Jessica visiting Seoul from LA on business for the weekend ♥  Thankfully she had a bit of free time and really wanted to check out a Korean Cat Cafe, so we were happy to take her to one ^^  actually, Nara and I had not stopped by a Cat Cafe since we bought our ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
One thing almost every business seems to have in Korea is a cute Mascot or Logo Character!  Each one is always so cute and fun, but they are often overlooked on the busy street~ so I am here to share my findings with you! ♥ Many of these characters are used for restaurants~  Korean fried chicken, ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
The other day we were doing one of my favorite things, wandering around Hapjeong 합정 when we ran into this adorable Korean theme cafe!  We had originally set out to go visit Cafe Minon for some cupcakes, but lately they have been closed and will not pick up the phone!  I hope they did not go out ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »

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