Pado is absolutely a new favourite place of mine in Seoul. I almost skipped out on visiting it, but I figured I should at least check it out, and I am SO glad I did. It's downright gorgeous and in my opinion, definitely worth a detour. Cafe Pado is best accessed via the Hapjeong station… Continue reading [Cafe Break] Cafe Pado, an Art Cafe in Hapjeong, Seoul
Things change a lot in five years. I started this blog while still struggling in school and now I'm over halfway through my undergraduate degree. Not to mention that it's now 2020 - At the beginning of the last decade I got into Kpop and I have started the 2020s in Seoul. I can't even… Continue reading Five Years of Twenty Swans!?!?!
One of my goals throughout the holiday is to try and visit as many cafes in Seoul as possible. There are so many, and I want to visit them all while I still have the chance. I spotted Le Montblanc on Instagram, and luckily the friend that came with me also had that cafe on her… Continue reading [Cafe Break] Le Montblanc, Seoul
It's November. Every Seoulite has embraced the arrival of jacket season, apart from me. The weather was still hitting 20 degrees C at the end of October. It took a sharper downturn to highs of 14 just recently, depending on the day, and in the evenings it can hit anywhere between 10C and -2C! Somehow,… Continue reading [Seoul Diary/Reflection] Winter Is… On Its Way
So my second week of classes is over. I have a long post for you all today - I am back to relying on the blog to get my thoughts out due to the different timezones and sometimes not wanting to bother people with my feelings. I've been telling people I am fine and settling… Continue reading [Thoughts/Seoul Diary] Not Quite Homesick
I headed out early the other day to grab some things from the convenience store a minute down the road, but after I ate I got hit with some mad jetlag. Fair, as it was reaching 2am back in the UK. But I also meant to buy a multitude of other things which I didn't… Continue reading [Thoughts] My first day (or 3) in Seoul
(updated post-travel with minor changes) By the time this post goes out, I will be in Seoul! HOW EXCITING. Anyway, I bought a new backpack recently! It was a celebratory gift to myself of sorts, to commemorate this new adventure I am going on. My old Kipling backpack is starting to get on in age… Continue reading What’s in my Backpack? Plane Edition (Goodordering Classic)