Alien's Day Out

April 29, 2011
by Mipa

Baking and a Wedding

Right now I’m watching live coverage of the Royal Wedding! Anyone else doing the same thing? Ah, I’m so excited for this historical event! There’s nothing quite like a fairy-tale royal wedding to bring out the giddy teenage girl in … Continue reading

April 27, 2011
by Mipa

A reminder~

This is a reminder to come to the vegan bake sale that will go down this coming Saturday, at Roofer’s in Itaewon! Check the Facebook event page and let us know you’re coming! In case of rain on that day, … Continue reading

April 26, 2011
by Mipa

Lost wisdom & the Chollipo Arboretum in Spring

Ahh! I just got one of my wisdom teeth pulled about an hour ago! I went to the dentist because I needed to repair my back molar that somehow got chipped, but in the process, I ended up submitting to … Continue reading

April 25, 2011
by Mipa

Kyotofu: Modern Japanese Dessert Bar & Food

I was recently contacted by Jonathan Carfield who runs a food management consulting practice, and is also one of the creators of ‘Korea Bites,’ which recently launched a new website providing services such as translated food menus, online ordering and … Continue reading

April 22, 2011
by Mipa

Pimp my ramen!

I’ve been on a bit of a ramen kick lately… When I’m craving salt & fat, this is usually my go-to vice. There’s really nothing quite like a steaming bowl of fried curly ramen noodles and spicy broth to nourish … Continue reading

April 21, 2011
by Mipa

Easter "egg" sugar cookies

So, I was trolling around the interwebs (as I do a bit too much), looking for inspiration for an Easter-themed baking project, when I saw these homemade vegan sugar cookies that someone had posted on They looked so pretty … Continue reading

April 20, 2011
by Mipa

A package of vegan awesome

Look at what came in the mail today! A lovely care package from raw vegan blogger Natalie who I met in January when she was in Korea for a bit. She mentioned that she had sent me something all the … Continue reading

April 19, 2011
by Mipa

Kitty cat cafe!

One of the things on my 101 list is to go to an animal cafe. It’s actually pretty lame that I haven’t been to one already, considering how long I’ve been in Korea. It’s just one of those things you … Continue reading

April 18, 2011
by Mipa

Tis the season for races and weddings

I just signed up for the 10k race at Cancer Kids Marathon on May 1 (Facebook page here). My first race of the year, and also my first official 10k. I was tempted to register for the half marathon cuz … Continue reading

April 16, 2011
by Mipa

Thien Dang Loving Hut @ Namseong Station

It seems like every couple months there’s a new Loving Hut establishment popping up in the country! When I heard that another one had just opened up in Seoul, and on my subway line at that (no transferring, yay!), I … Continue reading