Sights & Attractions

Book Park (북파크): A Haven for Book Lovers in Seoul

Book Park is a combination of a bookstore, a coffee shop and an art gallery. It is located inside Blue Square, a multi-purpose cultural complex in Itaewon, Seoul. Upon entering the building, you will be greeted by thousands of books stacked on wooden shelves from floor to ceiling. The name was chosen to suggest that…… Continue reading Book Park (북파크): A Haven for Book Lovers 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

Food & Recipes · Sights & Attractions

Myeongdong Street Food

Located in the heart of the city, Myeongdong is known as the trendiest place in Seoul. There are numerous fashion streets lined with mid to high-end retail stores, international brands and a lot of Korean cosmetic outlets in the area. It is also surrounded by major department stores for upscale shopping. If you are planning for…… Continue reading Myeongdong Street Food

Sights & Attractions

Alive Museum (박물관은 살아있다)

If you are looking for a fun place where you can be creative in taking photos, try visiting the main branch of  Alive Museum (박물관은 살아있다) which is located in Insadong, the neighborhood in Seoul which is known for its mixture of traditional and modern atmosphere. The museum has other local branches in Jeju Island, Daecheon and Yeosu.  There are… Continue reading Alive Museum (박물관은 살아있다)

Sights & Attractions

Sarang-eui Damjang (사랑의 담장)

At the 4th floor of Ssamzie-gil Mall at Insadong, there is a spot called Sarang-eui Damjang (사랑의 담장) which literally means “fence of love.” 사랑 means love and 담장 is the Korean-style brick fence/wall. It is located few steps away from Pooop Cafe. What you can do: Hang love notes with your special someone or friends Enjoy some food…… Continue reading Sarang-eui Damjang (사랑의 담장)