April 5, 2017

I think I’ll start to rewind all the times hat I had in Korea especially in Seoul to keep my self remember the stories that created from living abroad there.

I always like Mexican food. In Seoul, plenty of good Mexican restaurants especially in Itaewon area. The first time I tasted Mexican food was in Korea and started to like them. Having the real Mexican food in Mexican restaurant in America gave me another better experience. These are some pictures from my last visit to Mexican food (Tomatillo Itaewon). Too bad it was still cold, otherwise horchata would make it perfect. Had a visit of this place with a friend who is currently living in UK to find his passion of life (right? :P). It was closed with a cafe visit (of course).



Last coffee in Korea 

It’s been a month since I left Seoul. Time to review some of things that I like from there. 

There are few of coffee times that I (went) for the last days before leaving Korea. 

Dog Cafe Seoul [Bau House/바우하우스 dog cafe]

Here in Seoul, so many kinds of cafe exist with varieties of theme. Dog and cat cafe are the two theme cafe that famous in Seoul). My daughter wanted to go to dog cafe instead of cat cafe. I think she is still having the trauma from the cat bite back in my home. We paid a visit to one of famous dog cafe in Seoul, this one called Bau House dog cafe. Why dog cafe? because why not? We would never see this kind of cafe in our country.

This place is located close to hapjeong station (line 2 and 6). The place is quite huge in a basement. There are two part of this place, first one is smaller part for small dogs, and the other part is the big part for more bigger dogs. Dog owner could also come and bring their own dog just to play around with the other residents here.


The beverages here are blah and bit expensive, but it compensate the budget they need to spend to take care of those dogs, so it’s OK. We can also buy dog food here so the furry hair friends would love you even more.

I spent about more than two hours. It was not easy for Tanya at the beginning, she was afraid of the dogs. Took a while for her to get along, but finally she was successful in collecting the courage to play around. I guess we need to come here again once before we leave Korea. This place is fun!

Life between Ikseon-dong Alleys

Ikseon-dong is one of Seoul’s oldest area where you can find a hanok neighborhood. It is located in the center of Seoul, Jongno. This area has started to become hip between youngsters. Huge renovation to most of the hanok houses has turned this neighborhood into bar, cafe, restaurant, and cultural spaces while they keep the traditional sense. People might take some traditional tea after having lunch pasta in between the alleys.

I strolled some alleys last Sunday with drizzling rain.


What so ever from Fall 2014

Things from this colorful season.


A reflection in KosuiIMG_1931

Fall in instituteIMG_1932

Ginko in the institute

Fall startedIMG_1934

the outfitIMG_1935

playing with red leaves of cherry blossomIMG_1936

from where i standIMG_1937

from where we standIMG_1938

ginko ginkoIMG_1939

just another beautiful redIMG_1940

apple cinnamon tea from cafe Gallery BuamdongIMG_1941

crunchy coffee from KosuiIMG_1942

I took a session with gorgeous friend and model from Ukraine (thanks Vika) and this picture was hit by more than 11K view in a day.. yeayyyy me!IMG_1943

A chocolate latte after the session

Morning view from the institute, I should come earlier these days 😦IMG_1945

We visited Sugar Daddy in Itaewon, and loved the cakesIMG_1946

A birthday party of lovely Vika, this lights were at the pub we celebrated IMG_1947

First time explored the Seoul City Hall new building with FISIMG_1948

View of Deoksugung Palace from an observatory (kinda)IMG_1949

from where i stand

she started to recognise alphabets and hangeul furtherIMG_1951

first time I saw black pepper… well black chilliIMG_1952


from the coffee shop corner close to the instituteIMG_1660Autumn in the institute