Alien's Day Out

December 18, 2012
by Mipa

Christmas time is here~

With Christmas only a week away, things are getting super busy around here, but in a good way! I’m the kind of person that needs to stay busy otherwise I’ll start going crazy, so I’m really grateful for that. I … Continue reading

July 30, 2012
by Mipa

New Start Vegetarian Buffet, Revisited

I recently had dinner at New Start Vegetarian Buffet near Seollung station. I hadn’t been there in over two years but then I was seeing a friend who lives in the area so we decided to pop in. The food … Continue reading

June 4, 2012
by Mipa

Random Eats and a Scone Recipe!

Here are some random eats I’ve enjoyed lately. I ate so much good food while Abigail was here, and when I go to Cali I’m gonna eat more awesome food! Oh dear… For one of her dinners, Abigail went out … Continue reading

April 2, 2012
by Mipa

Hyosowon Buffet

Lately, I haven’t been eating out as much as I used to, but there are so many restaurants on my list to check out! My most recent meal out was at Hyosowon, a Korean well-being, vegetarian buffet that I’ve been … Continue reading

December 23, 2011
by Mipa

baby it’s cold outside….

Crappidy crap, it’s so colddddd! blargh. Is it just me, or is winter this year extra brutal? I really ought to get a warmer coat, but in my mind, coat-shopping is a chore. Especially when trying to find a good … Continue reading

November 21, 2011
by Mipa

Ahn Hyun Pil Healthy Buffet @ Daerim Station

So it’s been almost 2 months since I moved to the west side of Seoul. While I’m enjoying a lot of things over here, I also miss my old stomping grounds at Gunja. One of the biggest things I miss … Continue reading

August 14, 2011
by Mipa


The majority of Saturday morning and afternoon was spent apartment-hunting with my mom, who came to Seoul to help with the search, negotiate rent, and to speak legalese with the realtors etc. After a tiring search and a lot of … Continue reading

August 3, 2011
by Mipa

Korean food rules

Took a mini trip down to Cheonan on Monday and got to see my uncle and aunt from Brazil. My mom’s side of the family immigrated to Brazil waaay back in the 70′s, but my eldest uncle recently returned to … 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

June 10, 2011
by Mipa

Loving the Loving Hut buffet~

Yay, it’s Friday!!! It’s been a loooong week~~ I’m looking forward to some r&r this weekend, meaning, I want to catch up on some painting, meet up with chingoos, go for a long run, cook from actual recipes, and start … Continue reading