Happy New Year

Last week (23 January) South Korean celebrated their Lunar New Year (Seollal). The date  is the same with the Chinese New Year (that also celebrated in Indonesia). How I miss my Kue Keranjang (Lit: Basket Cake, or Nian Gao for the original Chinese one) For South Korean, after Chuseok (Korean’s Thanksgiving), this holiday is the … Continue reading

Hangil Eye Museum

What : Hangil Eye Museum Where: Bupyeong Market When : 28 January 2012 Who : Yours truly Hmm, trying to be offbeat in the choice of destination, for that time when I was visiting Bupyeong Market (for grocery shopping) I tried to visit Hangil Eye Museum. Located in the first floor of the Hangil Medical … Continue reading

Noraebus, Noraebang in a Bus

I think South Korea already famous with its Noraebang (노래방; Karaoke, lit: Singing Room). Karaoke is one of the favourite pastime for South Korean (other than eating and drinking, oh the drinking). But, who can top Noraebus? So, what is Noraebus? Noraebus (my own word, Norae+Beoseu 노래버스 ) is Karaoke Room inside the bus. So, … Continue reading

Creamy Goodness

Have you ever heard that you must battle heat with heat and cold with cold? Anyway, I do think that it is happened not only in South Korea (I think countries with four seasons?), but in the winter, you can buy half-prized ice cream. Being this stingy frugal self, even in my hometown I rarely … Continue reading

COEX

People usually says many good things about COEX, so I tried to go there. For me though, OK, the fountain, and the WTC is surely nice, but, for a very tight budget traveller, it is absolutely not inside of the recommendation list. (although the guide is very, super, very, nice and professional) Actually, if you … Continue reading