Alien's Day Out

March 13, 2014
by Mipa

Samcheongdong sights

I think spring is around the corner! I’m so excited for warmer weather, but also bummed that I can never really enjoy it that much because I’m always at the shop. But I’ve been noticing the sun rising earlier than … Continue reading

June 18, 2012
by Mipa

Alien’s Day Out in San Francisco (Pt 1)

My San Francisco trip was so awesome and packed with yummy eats and amazing sights, that I need to split it into two parts. I’m only going to be able to share a small portion of all my photos! I … Continue reading

May 21, 2012
by Mipa

Random Snacky Eats

Last Sunday, some friends and I went to Seulleung Park again. :) I think it might become a regular thing. It’s so nice to just hang out there on a lazy Sunday afternoon. So relaxing~ This time, we brought some … Continue reading

March 21, 2012
by Mipa

Jumeok-bap! Fist Rice Snack, in yo’ face!

Last week, I was meeting some people at Apgujeong station and was sooo hungry I had to grab a snack at the Hyundai dept store there. I found some jumeok-bap rice balls (주먹밥 = “fist rice”) by the food court … Continue reading

March 19, 2012
by Mipa

Weekend update~

This past weekend was packed with seeing people and various activities. During the week, I don’t always get to socialize much, so whenever I get a chance to hang out with people and catch up, it’s just really nice. On … Continue reading

February 24, 2012
by Mipa

Accidentally Vegan: Packaged Sweet Pumpkin Juk (Hetbahn)

For this week’s Accidentally Vegan product, I’ve chosen Hetbahn’s ready-made Sweet Pumpkin Porridge. Hetbahn is most well-known for their instant rice, but they have plenty of other instant meals available like soups, curies, and porridge (although not vegan). This product, … Continue reading

February 16, 2012
by Mipa

Accidentally Vegan: 7-11 Tteokbokki Snack

One of the top requests on the ADO survey at the end of last year was to post more Korean vegan packaged foods, so I’m gonna start reviewing various easy-to-find products that just happen to be vegan. I shall call … Continue reading

January 16, 2012
by Mipa

Kkokkal Cone Corn Snacks

These are some old-school snacks that all Koreans grow up eating and have nostalgic feelings about. But one of these is not like the others. Can you guess which one? Okay, so I probably gave it away in the post … Continue reading

November 15, 2011
by Mipa

Learning to love & respect this veggie-fueled body

Last Saturday, a couple friends and I went to check out the Body Worlds & the Cycle of Life exhibition that is going on at The War Memorial of Korea, near Samgakji Station. For those who have not heard 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