Long time away from the blog again. I have just been feeling out of sorts the last couple of months, and spending a couple of days away in my favorite city did not seem to chase away the blues. I
Circa Nov 2010. I was cleaning up my hard-drive and came across some old photos of my day-trip to Jeongdongjin in Gangneung Province some years back. If you are looking to incorporate a short 2-day trip out of Seoul to
My usual coffee-hunting trail led me to Itaewon this time. I have not been to this part of the city before, brimming with restaurants serving foreign food. If you crave for Turkish food like kebabs, or Mexican food like nachos,
I usually hang around the Hongdae area that is closer to the Hongik University subway station. That’s where I go to eat my favorite churros at Churro101, or have an expresso at Coffee Lab. This time, I wandered around on
I finally got around to visiting Fell + Cole, after hearing good reviews about their ice-cream. I had some trouble locating the store in Hongdae, not realizing that it was closer to the Sangsu subway station then the Hongdae subway station.
I enjoy Korean food too much to eat anything else whenever I am in Seoul. I was shopping at Comme des Garcons when it started to rain, and I was trapped in the beautiful six-storey glass-steel building without an umbrella.
I was wandering around Hongdae looking for the Fell + Cole ice-cream parlor, when I spotted this traditional-looking cafe in front of a large open-air carpark. Looking at the menu that was displayed outside the cafe, the place specializes in
I was wandering around the shops in Myeongdong when I saw a bright lemon yellow signboard of a cafe called Jholic. The name of the cafe sounded like the one opened by Jaejoong of JYJ. So I popped into it
I just spent one week in Seoul on my own, indulging in my usual activities of eating, shopping, cafe-hopping and watching musicals. I was not feeling too great during the trip because a pinched nerve in my lower back has been troubling
#throwback I visited the Suncheon Open Film Set several years back which I have not blogged about and I just feel like doing so now! Lots of my friends like to ask me for recommendations on where to go outside
Suncheon Bay is an ecological wetland comprising a long stream, a wide tideland and wide fields of reeds. It is the habitat of migratory birds, plants and animals. I knew I wanted to visit this place when I first read
Every photo decluttering exercise is an opportunity to reminisce about my trips. This time, I am cleaning up the folders containing photographs of my 5-week trip to Korea in late autumn of 2010. I dugged out some photos of my
I love drinking sujeonggwa, a Korean drink made with dried persimmons, ginger and cinnamon. It is quite a strong-tasting drink and not many people I know like it, unless you enjoy ginger and cinnamon. I find the drink very refreshing