Restaurants & Cafes

Signiel Seoul: The Lounge

After having lunch at Lotte World Mall, my friend and I visited the adjacent building to check out Signiel, a 6-star luxury hotel brand launched by Lotte Hotels and Resorts. It is situated on levels 76 to 101 of Lotte World Tower, the 5th tallest building the world. Equipped with luxuriously designed interior, the lounge (79th floor) of Signiel Seoul is…… Continue reading Signiel Seoul: The Lounge

Korean Culture & Language · Restaurants & Cafes

At A Random Cafe

After grocery shopping, I looked for a coffee shop to grab some Iced Americano. Then I stumbled across Coffeco, a random cafe located few steps away from Dongdaemun District Office. While waiting for my drink, I checked the books on display and found 고마워요, 소울메이트 (Thank you, Soulmate) written by Jo Jin Guk, the writer of the Korean drama…… Continue reading At A Random Cafe

Restaurants & Cafes

Umaido: Ramen Restaurant in Seoul

A lot of people think that ramyun and ramen are the same but they’re not. Ramen is a Japanese noodle dish and ramyun is Korean. There is a popular Japanese restaurant called Umaido which is located near Konkuk University in Gwangjin District, Seoul. It is a great spot for freshly-made ramen. The menu is so basic… Continue reading Umaido: Ramen Restaurant in Seoul

Personal · Restaurants & Cafes

Sam-il-jeol (삼일절) 2017

Today is Korean Independence Movement Day, also called as Sam-il-jeol (삼일절). On this day, Koreans commemorate the uprising against Japanese colonial rule (that took place on March 1, 1919) by holding a memorial event and hoisting the national flag in all government offices and in every home. Sam-il-jeol literally means 3-1 (March 1st) Movement. During this tragic event…… Continue reading Sam-il-jeol (삼일절) 2017

Restaurants & Cafes

Hello Kitty Cafe | Myeongdong, Seoul

There are so many themed cafes in Korea, especially in downtown Seoul. If you are an avid fan of Sanrio’s Hello Kitty, visiting Hello Kitty Cafe is surely a treat! HKC has opened a new branch in Myeongdong, one of the busiest shopping areas in the city. You can order food and drinks with cute Hello Kitty designs and buy adorable…… Continue reading Hello Kitty Cafe | Myeongdong, Seoul