Life in Korea

Korean Food | Gul Jeon (굴전)

The secret to radiant, young-looking and healthy skin? It's not in your makeup pouch. It's in your diet. Here's one Korean beauty food that I love.. Oyster Jeon (gul-jeon)! In Korea, oysters taste best in winter season. It is usually sold for 2,500 - 3,000 won per pack. On our way home yesterday, Hubby and… Continue reading Korean Food | Gul Jeon (굴전)

Sightseeing & Activities

Hermès Species of Spaces – Seoul

Last December 2018, House of Hermès held the event Hermès Species of Spaces, a 10-day exhibition featuring the brand's home collection at Maison Hermès Dosan Park in Seoul. It was from December 7th to 16th. Indeed, a combination of rich heritage, exquisite craftsmanship, eye for detail and high levels of quality and professionalism through the entire manufacturing… Continue reading Hermès Species of Spaces – Seoul

Matjib | Restaurants & Cafes

House of Dior | Café Dior by Pierre Hermé

On the top floor of the House of Dior sits a serene yet elegant café. It is known for serving upscale desserts crafted by world famous pâtissier Pierre Hermé, the Picasso of pastry who was awarded as the World's Best Pastry Chef in 2016. On the ground floor, there is a display of Dior leather goods… Continue reading House of Dior | Café Dior by Pierre Hermé

Life in Korea

Korean Legal Document Issuance Machine

In Korea, getting a copy of legal documents and forms is quite an easy and fast process. Koreans can secure a copy even without the help of a government employee and yes, even on weekends. At district offices (gu cheong), you can see a document issuance machine. It looks like an ATM but it only prints… Continue reading Korean Legal Document Issuance Machine

Random Snaps

Lotte Hotel Seoul | Christmas Decorations 2018

Oh, hello yuletide season! This year, the first day of December fell on a Saturday. Hubby and I spent the afternoon doing some Christmas shopping at the main Lotte Department Store. A lot of items were on sale so the shopaholic in me was in party mood. Then, we headed to La Seine, a buffet restaurant at Lotte… Continue reading Lotte Hotel Seoul | Christmas Decorations 2018