My top picks for cherry blossom hunting in South Korea (Seoul, Busan and Jinhae)

I was able to visit Korea twice during spring. I wasn't super successful during my first spring but I was blessed during my second spring where I was able to experience and see the cherry blossoms in full bloom both in Seoul, Busan and Jinhae. With that, I'll be sharing some of my favorite spots … Continue reading My top picks for cherry blossom hunting in South Korea (Seoul, Busan and Jinhae)

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Arriate – Flower Coffee Shop, Gangnam Branch (How to go and is it worth it?)

After we chased the cherry blossoms in Seokchon Lake for our last day in Seoul, we decided to enjoy our last few hours before we fly out. I was looking for cafes and discovered Arriate, a flower themed coffee shop in Gangnam area. How to go to Arriate: 1. Get down at Yeoksam Station (line … Continue reading Arriate – Flower Coffee Shop, Gangnam Branch (How to go and is it worth it?)

Pro Soy Crab (프로간장게장) Gangnam Branch (How to go and what to expect)

One of Korea's traditional dish is Ganjang Gejang or “soy-marinated raw crabs”. I was supposed to take my mother to Pro Soy Crab (she is a huge fan of crabs) while we were in Busan but due to changes in our schedule I told her that I'll take her to the restaurant when we're back … Continue reading Pro Soy Crab (프로간장게장) Gangnam Branch (How to go and what to expect)

943 King’s Cross: Harry Potter Cafe (How to go, what are their rules and what to expect)

Towards the latter part of 2018, there was a new cafe in Hongdae that caught everyone's attention. Yes it was the 943 King's Cross Cafe and has a Harry Potter theme! How to go to 943 King's Cross: 1. Get down at Hongik University (Line 2, Gyeongui-Jungang, AREX) 2. Get out at exit 9   … Continue reading 943 King’s Cross: Harry Potter Cafe (How to go, what are their rules and what to expect)

Seoul Forest Photo Blog: Good escape from city buildings (How to go, and what to expect)

I was curious about Seoul Forest as early as 2017 and missed my chance to come visit last 2018 but I think I got lucky that I was able to come visit this 2019 - at the time where cherry blossoms were at full bloom in Seoul. How to go to Seoul Forest: 1. Get … Continue reading Seoul Forest Photo Blog: Good escape from city buildings (How to go, and what to expect)