Matjib | Restaurants & Cafes

Conrad Seoul | The Noodle Bar​

Located on the second floor of Conrad Seoul, The Noodle Bar serves high-quality Asian noodle dishes like Tonkotsu Ramen, Seafood Ramen, Nagasaki Ramen, and Miso Ramen along with other side dishes like Gyoza, Chicken Skewers, Chicken Roll, etc. Despite being situated inside an upscale 5-Star hotel, The Noodle Bar offers quite reasonable prices. Operating Hours:… Continue reading Conrad Seoul | The Noodle Bar​

Sightseeing & Activities

Lanterns at Jogyesa Temple (조계사)

Unlike most Buddhist temples which are nestled in the mountains, Jogyesa (조계사) is situated right in the heart of downtown Seoul. It is the city's largest Buddhist temple and the center of Zen Buddhism in South Korea. It's amazing how the city masterfully balances rapid urbanization with revered cultural and religious traditions. 🙏❤️ 🇰🇷 Because… Continue reading Lanterns at Jogyesa Temple (조계사)

Sightseeing & Activities

Movie Date at the World’s 1st Reclining Bed Cinema

Yesterday was South Korean Memorial Day also known as Hyeon-choong-il (현충일), a public holiday to commemorate the men and women who died while in military service during the Korean War. Hubby and I spent our afternoon watching X-Men: Dark Phoenix at CGV - Apgujeong Branch (CGV 압구정점). It is a movie complex that houses Arthouse Cinema, Premium Cinema,… Continue reading Movie Date at the World’s 1st Reclining Bed Cinema

Sightseeing & Activities

Tulip Festival at Everland 🌷🌷🌷

A few weeks ago, Hubby and I visited Everland, Korea's largest theme park located in Yong-in City in Gyeonggi Province. It's about an hour drive from our home in Seoul. We just wanted to enjoy some fresh air and check out the tulip festival. It was near the end of the tulip season so the… Continue reading Tulip Festival at Everland 🌷🌷🌷

Matjib | Restaurants & Cafes

Bistopping (비스토핑)| The Cutest Ice Cream in Seoul

Are you looking for the cutest and the most instagrammable ice cream in Seoul? Come and visit Bistopping (비스토핑). It's a dessert shop that makes specially-designed ice cream cones and imaginative cookie and chocolate toppings. Bistopping makes Willy Wonka's dream a reality! Bistopping has two shops in Seoul - one in Jamwon-dong (near Sinsa station) and another… Continue reading Bistopping (비스토핑)| The Cutest Ice Cream in Seoul

Sightseeing & Activities

Cheonggyecheon (Stream) | 청계천

Cheonggyecheon (청계천) is a 10.84 km-long stream that starts here at Cheonggye Plaza, near Gwanghwamun Gate and passes under a total of 22 bridges before flowing into Han River. It was originally a natural stream, but was covered with asphalt and used as roads after the Korean War, as part of the country's post-war economic development. Then in… Continue reading Cheonggyecheon (Stream) | 청계천

Wanderlust | Outside Seoul

The Anam Villas | Cam Ranh, Vietnam

After spending a couple of days in Nha Trang last summer, my husband and I made our way to Cam Ranh, another city in Khánh Hòa Province in Vietnam. We traveled for 40 minutes to reach a beautiful and luxurious beach resort. Set in a tranquil location on one of the best private beaches, The Anam is… Continue reading The Anam Villas | Cam Ranh, Vietnam