After finally getting a sim card so I can be reconnected to everyone in South Korea a friend and I went to Apgujeong for a celebratory brunch at Buttermilk Biscuit Co. Their specialty is in their name, buttermilk biscuits that they make fresh daily. The shop is a small shop with limited seating and no … Continue reading Buttermilk Biscuit Co.
My first weekend back in Korea had me fighting to get out of bed and leave my house. I was onlydrawn out by a friend visiting from the US who I hadn't seen in awhile and would be leaving that following Monday. I picked Woo Lae Oak for us to eat at because it kept … Continue reading Woo Lae Oak 우래옥
After our brunch in Yeonnam-dong's Bagel MTL we went off in search of a cafe, our criteria being that it must have air conditioning and seating available. After wandering around for a bit found ourselves at Flying Scent lab. Flying Scent seems to be a boutique with artists work for sale (but no photos allowed). The … Continue reading Flying Scent Lab Cafe and shop
Bagel MTL is a restaurant in Yeonnam-dong that specializes in...bagels. They aren't particularly easy to get to, about a 15 minute walk from Hongik University Station. But the neighborhood its in is quiet and peaceful, or at least was when Mika and I went for brunch on a Saturday morning/early afternoon. You can order basic … Continue reading Bagel MTL
COEX mall recently got a new addition in May. It's a library located in the Central Plaza of the mall. It's insane to go from the busy shopping and wandering the labyrinth that is COEX to a large open space with glass ceilings where you are dwarfed by giant bookcases (13 meters tall) filled with … Continue reading Starfield Library
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 … Continue reading Bistopping 비스토핑
On my way back from Jeju I saw a lot of ads on the airport line for Rocky Horror and at first I just stared at it like, what? Is that what I think it is? And then as I squinted and read the names I realized yeah, it was and got rather excited. Only … Continue reading Hongik Art Center: Rocky Horror Musical “뮤지컬 룩키 호러쇼”