KOREA-SEOUL DAY 7 -DONGDAEMUN (동대문) & KOREAN BBQ DINNER

On our last full day in Seoul, we made use of the day to do more last minute shopping at Dongdaemun. One of Seoul’s popular shopping area, you will find buildings of clothes, accessories and more at wholesale prices, though i feel that over the years, the prices increased and lesser room for bargaining due… Read More KOREA-SEOUL DAY 7 -DONGDAEMUN (동대문) & KOREAN BBQ DINNER

KOREA-SEOUL DAY 6: EXPRESS BUS TERMINAL GOTO MALL (고투몰 (강남터미널 지하도상가)), GAMJATANG (감자탕) Dinner

It was a little confusing navigating our way to the famous underground shopping area – Express Bus Terminal Goto Mall. We alighted at the Express Bus Terminal station and Exit 8-1. We were quite clueless but managed to eventually find our way to the main shopping stretch. There were many stores ranging from household items,… Read More KOREA-SEOUL DAY 6: EXPRESS BUS TERMINAL GOTO MALL (고투몰 (강남터미널 지하도상가)), GAMJATANG (감자탕) Dinner

Korea-Seoul Day 6: Garosu-gil (가로수길), Lunch @ D’asti Plate Restaurant

After listening much about the cafes and shopping in the famous Garosu-gil (가로수길), we decided to include this place in our itinerary this time. Known as the tree-lined street, the place is filled with local and international retail shops, as well as cafes and restaurants mostly catering to the western side. We took the subway… Read More Korea-Seoul Day 6: Garosu-gil (가로수길), Lunch @ D’asti Plate Restaurant

Korea-Seoul Day 5: Namdaemun (남대문), Myeongdong (명동), Yoogane (유가네)

My mum has been nagging when will she be able to go to Namdaemun (남대문) to buy her jewelry, so i have no choice but to include into the itinerary this time. Namdaemun is mostly known to be selling stuff for the older generation, however they do have wholesale places for jewelry pieces such as… Read More Korea-Seoul Day 5: Namdaemun (남대문), Myeongdong (명동), Yoogane (유가네)

Korea-Seoul Day 4: Insadong (인사동), O’Sulloc Tea House (오설록), Halmeoni Bossam Resturant (할머니보쌈)

After walking down from Bukchon Hanok Village, we walked across the street to where the main stretch of Insadong is at. Initially I had wanted to try School Food there, however it seems that the cafe has closed down! Totally no affinity with this cafe as had wanted to try during my last trip at… Read More Korea-Seoul Day 4: Insadong (인사동), O’Sulloc Tea House (오설록), Halmeoni Bossam Resturant (할머니보쌈)

Korea-Seoul Day 4: Samcheongdong (삼청동길), Hit The Spot Cafe, Bukchon Hanok Village (북촌한옥마을)

Samcheongdong (삼청동길) is known for its plentiful cafes and unique shops, similar to Garosu-gil. Located near Gyongbokgung palace and Insadong. You can alight at Anguk station, exit 1 and walk straight and turn right to the lane before the palace (both sides will be stone walls). Truthfully, we have no idea where we are going,… Read More Korea-Seoul Day 4: Samcheongdong (삼청동길), Hit The Spot Cafe, Bukchon Hanok Village (북촌한옥마을)

Korea-Seoul Day 3: Gangnam (강남구), Se7en’s Yeolbong Jjimdak (열봉찜닭), Caffe Bene @ Konkuk

While on the flight back to Seoul from Jeju, we noticed that the sky was quite gloomy and my mum was like “is it snowing in Seoul?”. I just brushed her off that it hardly snow during this period in Seoul. Upon reaching Gimpo Airport, we made our way back to Incheon Airport to purchase… Read More Korea-Seoul Day 3: Gangnam (강남구), Se7en’s Yeolbong Jjimdak (열봉찜닭), Caffe Bene @ Konkuk