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

Matjib | Restaurants & Cafes

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

Matjib | 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

Sightseeing & Activities

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)

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K-pop Hologram Concert at Everland

Hello K-pop fans! YG Entertainment just opened  K-pop Hologram Concert Hall within the Global Fair of Everland, Korea’s largest amusement park. The hologram concert hall is a brand new concept of attraction at the Everland which combines IT technology and the K-Pop cultural contents that are taking the world by storm, enabling you to meet K-POP stars in… Continue reading K-pop Hologram Concert at Everland