Cookie Time Cookie Bar

Cookie Time Cookie Bar

Cookie time is a shop that specializes in...cookies. It's in the name. They're originally from New Zealand and have been branching out to share their cookies. They deliver cookies all over the world but only currently have two cookie bars, one in Harajuku, the other in Queenstown. My friend and I ended up going for [...]

Woodford Reserves

Woodford Reserves

Woodford Reserves is a bourbon company that's over a couple hundred years old. Starting in 1780 and surviving through the prohibition, they offer a tour for about $14 that is 70 minutes long. It's one of the distilleries on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. On the tour you learn more about bourbon and how Woodford Reserves [...]

Chloris Tea Rooms 클로리스 티

Chloris Tea Rooms 클로리스 티

Chloris Tea is a chain in Seoul. They serve tea, snacks and coffee in an European tea room atmosphere. I went to the one in COEX Mall which had high ceilings and chandeliers. I ordered an earl grey parfait while my friend ordered a coconut milk tea. The parfait was a layer of shaved ice [...]

Bistopping 비스토핑

Bistopping 비스토핑

Bistopping is an ice cream shop near Sinsa, best known for their very photogenic ice cream. Bitstopping works in three steps. First you pick out the type of ice cream you want. Milk ice cream (3,500 won) Soft serve Yogurt (4,000 won) Gelato Chocolate (5,000 won) Soft serve Then you pick whether you want a [...]

Jiufen 九份

Jiufen 九份

One thing we had agreed on as a must before leaving for Taiwan was Jiufen. However it wasn't anywhere near where our friends lived and with our flight leaving early the following morning we decided to cut our visit of Taichung early, hop on a bus, book a hostel in Taipei and spend our last day [...]

Santa Monica Crepes

Santa Monica Crepes

Crepes are common in Harujuku. There's several little shops, usually with long lines and usually right next to one another selling crepes. After visiting the owl village I decided to stop by the Santa Monica Crepe section and get in line for a crepe. I picked out their Matcha Cheesecake special with Matcha whipped cream. [...]