Alien's Day Out

October 12, 2013
by Mipa
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Alien’s Weekend Off, in Seoul

Last weekend and the beginning of this week, PLANT was closed so that Yona and I could get a bit of a break~ With all my energy currently focused on running the cafe/studio, I’ll admit that I don’t have much … Continue reading

July 9, 2012
by Mipa
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HAAP rice cakes in Insadong

‘Haap’ is a teeny-tiny ddeeok shop that is tucked in one of the alleyways of Insadong road. It hasn’t been opened that long, but it’s gaining notoriety, mainly due to the fact that the owner is an accomplished pastry baker … Continue reading

June 3, 2012
by Mipa
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So much to blog about, so little time….

Well, it’s been a super busy week… I haven’t had any time to blog, so the draft box is seriously backed up. And I leave for Cali in 2 days!! I have to start planning and packing soon, but first … Continue reading

May 30, 2012
by Mipa
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Beesket Smoothies @ Jongak

Now that it’s practically summertime, I’m just dreading the Korean humidity and stickiness. I don’t know about you, but one way I plan on cooling myself down this summer is to enjoy plenty of cool refreshing smoothies. For those in … Continue reading

May 18, 2012
by Mipa
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The Pita Pit @ Insadong

If you’re in the Insadong area and aren’t in the mood for a full-out traditional Korean meal, or you’re on a budget, or just want a small healthy snack, then check out The Pita Pit, “Canada’s Original Pita Franchise.” It’s … Continue reading

January 3, 2012
by Mipa
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Out ‘n’ about

Last week, my parents were visiting Seoul and we ended up going to Gyeongbokgung palace. Can you believe that I’ve been living in Seoul for 5+ years and this was my first time going there? Wow…. it’s quite shameful. What … Continue reading

January 3, 2012
by Mipa
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Maoz Vegetarian

I already posted this on the FB page, but last week I was in the Insadong area and passed by this brand new Maoz Vegetarian location! Maoz finally in Korea! I haven’t tried it yet, but from what I’ve heard, … Continue reading

January 2, 2012
by Mipa
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Hugs on New Year’s Day

Hello! I feel like I have so many half-written posts in my drafts folder, that this blog is getting a little backed up…. but now that the mad holiday season is over, I’ll try to get things moving steadily again. … Continue reading

May 7, 2011
by Mipa
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Balwoo Temple Cuisine

On Children’s Day, I took a stroll along the Cheonggyecheon stream, before meeting up with friends for dinner. With Buddha’s birthday coming up, the stream was decorated with lanterns and light sculptures, and since it was a national holiday, the … Continue reading

August 21, 2010
by Mipa
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‘Domestic Bliss’ Opening Event

Helloooo! I’ve been absent from the blog for the past few days because I was busy trekking around Gang Won Do on a family trip with relatives! It was a fun-filled trip, but now I’m back in Seoul, furiously trying … Continue reading