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Cafe Yeonnam-dong 223-114

As requested by my sister, I visited this unique cafe inspired by the Korean TV series W which centers on the clash between two worlds: the real world and the fantasy world inside a webtoon. Cafe Yeonnam-dong 223-114 (What a long name!) makes you feel like you've walked into a comic book! Name: Cafe 연남동… Continue reading Cafe Yeonnam-dong 223-114

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Saturdate at Seongsu-dong

Cold yet sunny Saturday. After doing some work, I headed out to meet my Pinay friend Mrs. Lee this afternoon at Seongsu-dong, a neighborhood that has been called as the Brooklyn of Seoul. She wanted to visit the area to check the warehouse cafes. We went to Daerim Warehouse for some pizza, salad and then moved… Continue reading Saturdate at Seongsu-dong

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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

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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

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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