I Drank From a Toilet?? Insadong’s Poop Cafe (또옹카페)

Yes, you heard that right. A cafe. A poop themed cafe. Korea has this weird ability to make anything look unbelievably cute, and things we would usually find distasteful do not escape its clutches. One of my favourite places to take visitors is the Poop Cafe in the neighbourhood of Insadong, just a stones throw …

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Vegan in Korea: Oh Se Gae Hyang Restaurant (오세계향)

Down a cute back alley in the Insadong district of Seoul lies a couple of vegan restaurants that offer a variety of korean dishes made in a way that is suitable for vegetarians, vegans and those who just want to try something new. One of my dear friends here is vegetarian, so we decided to …

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I Love Every Type of Cat [2Cats Cat Cafe, Insadong]

Ok so by now you’ve probably heard of cat cafes. Many cities all over the world have at least one, including my little home..city,` Newcastle (I think we have 2 now actually) Animal cafes in korea are everywhere. Not only dog and cat cafes but there are now “zoo” cafes containing exotic animals like raccoons, …

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Watermelon Cold Noodles (수박 냉면)

   With summer temperatures in Korea often soaring over 35 degrees celsius, cooling food and drinks are a must!        One of the most popular summer dishes is cold noodles, either mixed (bibim-naengmyeon: 비빔냉면) or in a soup (Mul-naengmyeon: 물냉면), however today we went on a journey to find the ultimate summer lunch: …

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Avocado Frappuccino? (Starbucks Korea)

South Korea has its fair share of unique food from big chains, but nothing that has blown up quite like Starbucks’ new addition…. the avocado frappuccino! (queue everyone groaning about ‘millennials’ and their avocado obsession. Just leave it already mayyynn.) The frap only comes in a tall version, and costs w6900 - which is about …

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