Tag Archives: South Korea

Souvenirs from around the world: Bear charm from Seoul South Korea

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Today I would like to share with you one of the souvenirs I got during my trip to Seoul South Korea.  It's a cute little bear charm that is wearing a colorful Hanbok, a Hanbok is a traditional Korean clothing.  It is usually worn during special events or festive days. I got this bear charm at ...

Hello Kitty Princess Room in Lotte Hotel Jeju

Hello Kitty Hotel Princess Room

Yet another beautiful room by Lotte Hotel Jeju, the Hello Kitty Princess room. A place that is surely to delight every Hello Kitty and fairytale fans out there.  The room has a lovely color of all pink and white with headboards adorned with canopies.  A charming place to relax in a Hello Kitty princess theme. This ...

8 Witty shop names in Seoul

Witty Shop names in Seoul

While going over thousands of photos I took in Seoul, I noticed that I actually took some photos of witty shop names.  It wasn't really my intention to look for funny signs or shops, they just so happen to be there.  Some may be funny and clever, others are quite confusing to understand (at least ...

Hello Kitty Ladies Room in Lotte Hotel Jeju

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The Lotte Hotel Jeju designed another Hello Kitty room, this time its towards a more sophisticated and luxurious design.  A while back we featured a Hello Kitty kids room which has a very cute and colorful theme.  According to their website, 'A Ladies Room for the Hot Trendsetters, The Hello Kitty Character Room "Ladies" is ...

Tous Les Jours in Seoul

Inside the Tous Les Jours Cafe in Seoul

While wandering in the early morning in Myeongdong, I stumbled upon this cute cafe called 'Tous Les Jours' (Google Translate meaning 'Daily').  This cafe was launched in 1996 and now it has a couple of branches outside South Korea, in particular they have branches in the United States. When I visited, I got iced coffee and ...

Yoogane Restaurant in Myeongdong

Yoogane Restaurant in Myeongdong

One of my most favorite restaurants in Seoul is Yoogane.  This restaurant is famous for dak galbi which is a dish generally made by stir frying marinated chicken and other ingredients on a hot plate.  This particular restaurant is located in Myeongdong, and it was one of the first restaurants I have tried in Seoul ...

Artbox in Hongdae

The Artbox Store in Hongdae

Artbox is one of my favorite stationery and gift store in South Korea.  This shop sells lots of cute little items that have different characters.  Whenever I go to Seoul, I visit the Artbox store in Myeongdong but during my last visit this year, I went to see the Artbox in Hongdae.  I got new ...

Hello Kitty Room in Lotte Hotel Jeju

Hello Kitty Room at the Lotte Hotel in Jeju

Now, here's what I call a super kawaii treat!  A room filled with Hello Kitty decorations from top to bottom.  Sanrio and Lotte Hotel Jeju collaborated to bring you a Hello Kitty wonderland rooms where you can relax and enjoy.  Each of these rooms have different color themes with special Hello Kitty design you can ...

Cats Living – a Cat Cafe in Hongdae

The CatsLiving banner outside their store

After going to the Hello Kitty cafe in Hongdae, I saw this cute banner right next door - its the CatsLiving cafe, its a place where you pay a fee of 8000 Won to get in and it comes with a drink and you get to play with the cats.  I didn't get a chance ...

Paris Baguette Cafe in South Korea

Before I left Korea last January 2013, a friend of mine who lives there wanted to meet up at the Paris Baguette Cafe at the Incheon Airport. And since I didn't get a chance to visit this cafe at all during my stay, I was quite happy to meet up at the cafe. Paris Baguette ...