It's December now, and the semester is coming to a close. Perhaps you think you've hit all the major tourist spots already. And now I'm sure you've been to the Hongdae and Gangnam to try out the pubs, clubs, and street food. But I think some exchange students overlook the more chill and cute activities … Continue reading Dog, Cat, Raccoon, Meerkat, and Sheep Cafe’s near Hongdae
The Kakao friends store & cafe is sure to please not only Kakao friend lovers, but those who love anything adorable. It's also a great place to get unique souvenirs for family back home. The store sells Kakao theme pajamas, slippers, phone & laptop cases and even little accessories such as buttons and hair clips. … Continue reading Kakao Friends Hongdae & Gangnam Flagship Stores
I was lucky enough to pass by this Harry Potter themed cafe when I was in Hongdae with my friends, so I took this opportunity to crash my phone with a million photos. This cafe consists of 6 floors and each is designed differently for people to take a glimpse into the world of Harry … Continue reading King’s Cross 9¾ Harry Potter Cafe in Hongdae
Plan a day-trip to Dumulmeori! Fall is a great time to bike along the river and enjoy the scenery of colorful trees. Dumulmeori means “two water area” refers to the place where the Bukhan River and Namhan River intersect to make the famous Hang River of Korea. Bukhan river flows through both North and South … Continue reading Bike Ride to Dumulmeori
So you’re done here in Korea and are getting ready to go back home. You’re looking forward to seeing all the loved ones you left behind in your home country, and they’re excited to see you, too. However, you don’t want to return to them empty handed. You want to bring them back something that … Continue reading Must Have Souvenirs to Buy in Seoul!
For those interested in historical sites and/or traveling back in time, the Bukchon Hanok Village is a real blast to the past with hundreds of traditional houses dating back to the Joseon dynasty. This neighbourhood lies north of two significant landmarks: Cheonggyecheon Stream and Jongno. Many of these houses operate as visitors’ centres, allowing guests … Continue reading Bukchon Hanok Village