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SEOUL DIARIES 008: CAFES IN ITAEWON

Along the glorious and vibrant district of art museums and galleries are laid-back cafes offering all-day breakfasts and a myriad of flavoured coffees. In close association to the indie Hannamdong Cafe Street, coffee culture in Itaewon is self-directed and expat-friendly. Expect top-notch Americanos and loads of Seoul Design-Spot cafe galleries! Here are some of my favourites! For more… Continue reading SEOUL DIARIES 008: CAFES IN ITAEWON

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SEOUL DIARIES OO3: CAFE-HOPPING in GANGNAM

Gangnam is, altogether, a fantastic spot for cafe-hopping. I spent the entire day here from morning till early evening, until I headed to KYOBO BOOKSTORE at Sinnonhyeon Station. The area is close to the Jamwon section of Hangang River Park, so take a walk to the famous South Korean river if you feel up to… Continue reading SEOUL DIARIES OO3: CAFE-HOPPING in GANGNAM

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SEOUL DIARIES OO2: GANGNAM

On my second day in Seoul, I travelled to Apgujeong in the district of Gangnam. To catch a trendy side of Seoul without the unexaggeratedly touristy appeal (aka Myeongdong), head to this part of town. Gangnam has been revolutionized by a wave of new-age Koreans. What I loved: this building dressed in a coat of… Continue reading SEOUL DIARIES OO2: GANGNAM

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This is HELLO and GOODBYE

Bidding farewell to the room and bed @ BLU Home Guesthouse that has kept me warm and well-rested for the past 6 nights. And this is me saying: HELLO JEJU ISLAND!   Embracing the next part of my adventure with KRISPY in Jeju!! Will meet her at Gimpo airport before our flight, and since I'm checking… Continue reading This is HELLO and GOODBYE

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Mellow Baking Cafe | 멜로우베이킹 카페

Just round the corner of my guesthouse, opposite Orange Guesthouse and Book Cafe Jungle in Seogyo-Dong Hongdae, is this gem of a baking cafe, complete with its own outdoor sitting area and garden patio! The owners are bakers themselves as they also regularly conduct baking classes on top of home-baking all their sumptuous goods. I… Continue reading Mellow Baking Cafe | 멜로우베이킹 카페

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Day One: BLU Home Guesthouse

7:45am - Touched down at Incheon International Airport 8:30am - Claimed all baggage and cleared customs 8:45am - Bought T-Money (Bus, Train, All-In-One Fare Card) and WiBro (incredibly fast and useful portable WiFi egg gadget) 8:50am - Boarded Airport Railroad (AREX) Commuter Line towards Hongik University Station 9:40am - Reached Hongik University Station (Hongdae!) Then… Continue reading Day One: BLU Home Guesthouse