Restaurants & Cafes

HALAGO | Apgujeong, Seoul

HALAGO, which means “joy” in Spanish, is a nautical-themed fusion restaurant located along Han River near Apgujeong, an affluent neighborhood in Seoul. The restaurant offers Thai, Japanese, Italian and Korean cuisines. Coffee, desserts and liquor are available as well.   DETAILS: Address: 06000  37-53 Apgujeong-ro 11-gil (Apgujeong-dong), Gangnam-gu, Seoul Operating hours:  Weekdays: 17:30 – 01:00 (next…… Continue reading HALAGO | Apgujeong, Seoul

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Ladurée Salon De Thé | A Taste of Paris in Seoul

  Before going to work yesterday, I stopped by Shinsegae Department Store in Gangnam to buy a present for my mom-in-law’s upcoming birthday. In the middle of luxury shops on the third floor of the shopping mall lies a hidden gem – French tearoom Ladurée Salon De Thé. As for now, it is the only Ladurée shop in…… Continue reading Ladurée Salon De Thé | A Taste of Paris in Seoul

Restaurants & Cafes · Sights & Attractions

A Huge Library inside a Shopping Mall

Hello Seoulmates! Check out this newly-opened massive (2,800 square meters) library inside COEX Mall, the largest underground shopping complex in Asia! Starfield Library (별마당 도서관) houses 50,000 books and magazines. Here you will find Korea’s largest collection of magazines, reaching 400-600 different titles. Shoppers can freely browse, read and search for books of their choice on kiosks… Continue reading A Huge Library inside a Shopping Mall

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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