Alien's Day Out

July 31, 2011
by Mipa

An ode to my Paris vacay~

Can’t believe it’s been a month since my Paris trip! It’s all rainy and gloomy today (eesh, what’s new…) and I’ve been looking through my hundreds of Paris photos to cheer me up. So in remembrance of my vacation, here … Continue reading

July 29, 2011
by Mipa

Bao @ Noksapyeong

Earlier this week, I met up with Fiona (super Seoul Veggie Club member, and vegan bake sale friend) to catch up over lunch. Since Fiona is a well-seasoned vegan in Korea, she knows a lot of great veggie spots and … Continue reading

July 27, 2011
by Mipa

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies for a rainy day

Seriously, what is up with this year’s monsoon?! I’ve never experienced such torrential, non-stop rain in Korea before… Don’t get me wrong, I love a good downpour, but this is just ridonkulous. And it’s supposed to keep raining for the … Continue reading

July 26, 2011
by Mipa

Kabocha cake!

Do you ever crave something that is completely out of season? Like fall pumpkin bread in the middle of summer? I know it’s always best to eat foods that are in-season, but I recently ordered some pure kabocha flour from … Continue reading

July 25, 2011
by Mipa

Setting up shop

Hello dear readers! My new bake shop site is up and running at It’s a simple design and doesn’t have many fancy shopping features, but I think it’s a start, no? Browse around and let me know what you … Continue reading

July 24, 2011
by Mipa

Muffinio Cafe @ Seoul National University

Update 11/20/2011: Muffino Cafe has closed! :( One would think that someone who is newly unemployed would cut back on frivolous spending such as getting coffee and eating out, but for me, it’s been the total opposite! Since I don’t … Continue reading

July 22, 2011
by Mipa

Cook and Book Cafe @ Hongdae

Cook and Book has relocated to a new location near Hapjeong. Naver Map. One cafe that has long been on my list of places to check out is Cook and Book which is tucked away in one of the residential … Continue reading

July 21, 2011
by Mipa

A makeover

Check out what I’ve been doing all day. :) Re-vamping my blog! This site has just been begging for a makeover… I mean, I’ve had that old bannerhead ever since the birth of Alien’s Day Out three years ago, and … Continue reading

July 20, 2011
by Mipa

Garobee Buffet @ Gangnam **CLOSED**

*UPDATE March 11, 2014*** GAROBEE has closed. :(:(:( Is it just me, or does it seem like vegetarian and veg-friendly eateries are popping up left and right in Korea? Ever since foot-in-mouth disease and avian influenza broke out, super pop … Continue reading

July 19, 2011
by Mipa

Vegan White Chocolate

One of the first things I did when I got my hands on the Korean Olssu soy milk powder, was that I made vegan white chocolate! :) I’ve been wanting to try this for so long~ I got this package … Continue reading