Archive | November, 2010
Happy belated…

Happy belated…

This year, I am thankful for the city. I am thankful for one of the most amazing opportunities I’ve come across in my life. I am thankful for my job, for my coworkers. I am thankful for my charming, tiny apartment. I am thankful for …read more

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A night in the life: Seoul, South Korea

A night in the life: Seoul, South Korea

Saturday, 4ish: One afternoon in Hongdae, Amy and I stop in a local café to sip caramel milk tea and devour this incredible creation. 8ish: We find ourselves at Vapiano, an Italian restaurant in Gangnam that specialises in freshly made pasta. 8:30ish: The food is …read more

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Lights on the water

Lights on the water

Korea has tourism down to an art. The other night, some friends and I went down to Cheonggye Stream to check out the Lantern Festival – a huge series of giant ‘lanterns’ lined up in the path of the stream in a plethora of shapes …read more

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Patchwork: welcome to a new life

Patchwork: welcome to a new life

Amazing food in charming restaurants. Hole-in-the-walls near Jongno. Endless nights out. Late-night beer snacks. Adorable Hongdae boutiques. Confusing apothecaries and herbshops in Insadong. Tiny bars and IV drinks! A million and one sports games. Holing up with friends in tiny basement bars. The best live …read more

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