Alien's Day Out

August 14, 2010
by Mipa
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‘Domestic Bliss’ group art show

I kind of briefly mentioned this a few posts back, but starting next week, I’m going to have a few paintings up at Jay Gallery! It’s actually a bit weird how it happened, but my friend Eric Scott Nelson who … Continue reading

July 24, 2010
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Family Renew-nion

My sister’s back in Korea! Her flight came in at the glorious crack of dawn, so my parents drove to the airport to pick her up and then they all arrived at my doorstep at around 7am for a complete … Continue reading

July 14, 2010
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Yet another Insadong outing~

Yesterday, I met up with Maree at Insadong! Hm, it seems that Insadong has become my new stomping ground lately (as evidenced here and here). It was great to hang out with her again and to be a part of … Continue reading

July 7, 2010
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Umma-ddal bonding

Had an absolutely glorious day today. My mom had to take care of some stuff in Seoul, so we decided to capitalize on her trip by having an awesome day of mother-daughter bonding at Insadong. First, for lunch, we ended … Continue reading

July 4, 2010
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Jirisan Restaurant & Cafe Bello

Had a great Saturday yesterday where I got to catch up with lots of friends and eat scrumptious Korean food. One of my friends, Mike, introduced us to a fab Korean traditional restaurant called ‘Jirisan,’ nestled in one of the … Continue reading

October 22, 2009
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VMF Day 18: Oh Sae Gyae Hyang Restaurant @ Insadong

Went to ‘Oh Sae Gyae Hyang‘ restaurant at Insadong last weekend. This was my second visit- the first being on my birthday last year. :) It’s pretty similar to any of the other ‘Supreme Master’ restaurants in Korea, with wheat/soy … Continue reading

September 16, 2009
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Sanchon & the Seoul Veggie Club

For those of you who care, I apologize for the pause in blogging. I wish I could say that I’ve been mad-busy with other priorities and responsibilities, but in all honesty, I don’t have any excuse to give you besides … Continue reading

September 4, 2009
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Snackin’ at Insadong

Every time I’m at Insadong, I go to the Ssamzie-gil building to buy my favorite traditional Korean snack. It’s a bag of peanut/puffed rice snack bars that are made with healthy ingredients, such as fruit syrup, instead of regular refined … Continue reading

June 16, 2009
by Mipa
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I’ve gone a little cafe-crazy lately..

I don’t even like drinking coffee that much, but I’ve totally gotten sucked into the cafe culture here in Seoul. There are so many with unique concepts and interiors, it’s ridonkulous. Especially in Hongdae, there are several cafes on every … Continue reading