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Kyochon 교촌 – One Of The Best Korean Fried Chicken In Seoul (Maybe Everywhere Else)

[Seoul] Kyochon is known as one of the best Korean Fried Chicken in South Korea, also known as the ‘Lee Min Ho’ chicken. The Chimaek chain is hugely well-liked, with branches in the United States, China, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia… actually, BUT Singapore (Tell me when.) It seems like Kyochon is chosen as the Best […]

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Bongchu Jjimdak 봉추찜닭 – The Other Must Try Jjimdak Restaurant At Seoul

“The Korean teacher says Bongchu Jjimdak is better,” which was why we made our way to this jjimdak restaurant. Better than which one – she didn’t announce, but we assumed it is the popular Andong Zzimdak (with the ‘Z’). Even my tour guide says so “Bongchu”. Andong jjimdak is a chicken dish mixed with vegetables […]

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Hello Kitty Cafe Seoul – The Very Pinky Kitty Cafe At Myeongdong

[Seoul] Dear Daniel is not exactly a fan of Hello Kitty. Haha. Got it? Anyway, I never had the intention to include a Hello Kitty Café in my Korea itinerary, but somehow managed to see this level of pink with pink flags during sight-seeing at Meyongdong. “Okay, let’s go see how the inside looks like.” […]

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Line Friends Store & Cafe Seoul – Cuteness Overload With Brown Cakes, Cony Softserve and Sally Macarons

[Seoul] The Line Friends Store & Café located within Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu has become a MUST VISIT for Line fans. Talking about Line, it is now more than just a communication mobile app, with its characters of Brown, Cony, Moon, James, Sally and Leonard well-loved by so many. (My favourite is Brown, what’s yours?) The Line […]

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O’sulloc Tea House – For Jeju Green Tea Lovers In Seoul

[Seoul] For beauty, there is Innisfree. For tea, there is O’Sulloc Tea. These are just some of the other things that Jeju Island is famous for, other than its beautiful sceneries and ecological treasures. The O’Sulloc brand has much developed and modernized, being one of the major tea exporters from Korea, known for using technology […]

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Frank’s – Dessert Paradise with Rainbow Sponge Cake at Itaewon, Seoul

[Seoul] My new favourite area of Seoul is the Itaewon at Yongsan-gu, filled with a labyrinth of indie cafes, restaurants and stalls which are all diverse, non-homogenous and colourful. There are hidden lanes where you can navigate, and may land up with some surprise finds. I was on my way to Frank’s, famous for their […]

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Myeongdong Kyoja 명동교자 – Kalguksu Noodles & Dumplings Shop. Spicy Noodles Was Superb

[Seoul] “Must go, must go.” Noodle restaurant Myeongdong Kyoja 명동교자 seems to be a highly recommended in Myeongdong by friends who texted me. Having been around for more than 40 years, Myeongdong Kyoja claims to be the founders of handmade Kalguksu noodles, which literally means noodles made by cutting flour dough into thin slices by […]

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Korea Samgyetang – The 1st Korean Ginseng Chicken Soup Restaurant in Seoul

[Seoul, Korea] While I had the signature hot piping Korean Ginseng Chicken during winter because it feels warm and fuzzy to the tummy, most native Koreans prefer it during the hottest summers. They believe this is a dish with high nutrient content, and can help regain stamina lost by excessive sweating. And the three specific […]

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