While the main goal was the bookstore in the Japanese department store, the majority of our time in the area was spent snacking.
After lunch we headed into Frankfort for a little bit of shopping. While mom checked out antiques one of my sisters and I popped into the bookstore. A small, crammed with books style indie shop with $1 literary buttons at the cash register and a cute kids corner with a fish tank. They're speciality is [...]
When I try to find books to read while in Korea I usually just go to What the Book, mostly because I've been tricked by spotting Kyobo so many times only to find that it's not their bookstore but an insurance agency or something else. But while in Daejeon, after introducing me to ridiculously delicious [...]
A friend of mine met up with me in Seoul and wanted to check out a bookstore. He suggested What the book? in Itaewon. It's up on the 2nd floor. The entire store sells English books, children's books, comics, language study books, adult coloring books and used books. It was terrible. I was hoping after spending [...]
YP Books is a bookstore chain in South Korea. I've walked past a few but tend to not buy any books. But with winter camp (Pirate themed) upon me and without the book I'd requested I headed out to take a look at the one in Coex, which I'd been told had a big sized [...]
Mitsuwa is a Japanese marketplace in the suburbs of Chicago at 100 East Algonquin Road in Arlington Heights. There are several other Mitskwa's spread out in California and one in New Jersey. Mitsuwa includes a bookstore, video shop, grocery, food court, and bakery. On weekends they tend to have special events. Books Kinokuniya I always [...]
After spending some time drinking tea and still too early for our tour my cousin and I wandered around for a bit and decided to check out a bookstore, since we had passed a few. We ended up at Watkins Books an old esoteric bookshop. The independent bookstore opened in 1893 and focuses on the [...]
One late afternoon we headed back to Stanton to see a show, but we arrived early so that we could explore downtown a bit. The Dragon's Hoard 17 East Johnson StreetThe Dragon's Hoard caught me by the title. It's near Pufferbellies and sells board games, cards, modeling supplies, dice and other gaming supplies. Pufferbellies: Toys [...]