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Showing posts from January, 2015

[Nami Island Day Trip] Country Restaurant 고목

My friends and I went to Country Restaurant (고목) on my summer visit to Nami Island (revisit from my winter visit years ago - picture at bottom from that visit).

[Seoul - Hongdae] Caffe Bene Mango Bingsu 카페베네 망고 빙수

In the Korean summer, Caffe Bene is a major destination of mine for  bingsu . Which is your favorite Bene bingsu? Leave a comment below. :)

[Minneapolis - UMN] Keefer Court - Chinese Bakery and Cafe

Keefer Court is one of the the only Chinese bakeries in Minnesota. CASH ONLY!

[Korea Day Trip] Nami Island in Winter (Winter Sonata Drama Filming Location)

I have been to Nami Island (Nami Seom) two times. Once in the cold of winter and once in the blistering heat of summer. It is the filming location for the very popular Korean drama, " Winter Sonata ."

[NYC - Midtown] Holey Cream - NYC's First Doughnut Ice Cream Sandwich

I first stumbled upon Holey Cream about 2.5 years ago. It's a doughnut shop in Midtown that serves doughnut ice cream sandwiches.

[Seoul - Sinchon] Kongbul 콩불 - Spicy bulgogi and bean sprouts

Kongbul serves spicy bean sprouts with thinly sliced meat in Seoul.

[Busan] Shinsegae Centum City Department Store 부산 신세계 백화점

Shinsegae Department Store in Centum City Busan is a major destination, especially since it is home to SPA LAND.

Video Flashback Friday: Ailee "U&I" LIVE Performance

I was lucky enough to win tickets to multiple concerts in Korea and also see many, many (free and paid) concerts, including this Ailee concert.

[Minneapolis/St. Paul Restaurant] Pizza Luce

The Blue Dog Pizza Luce, a Twin Cities staple, has something for everyone! Any of their pizzas can be made with gluten-free ingredients and there are plenty of vegetarian and vegan menu options!

[Chicago - Downtown] Millennium Park and The Bean

Millennium Park is probably one of the most famous/well-known tourist spots in Chicago.

[England Travel] Itinerary: 8 days in England (York, Cambridge, London, Nottingham)

My family is going to England for 8 days next week for my sister’s graduation from University of York. See other York, England posts.

[Seoul - Express Bus Terminal] Banpo Moonlight Rainbow Fountain Bridge (View from Han River Ferry Cruise)

The Banpo Moonlight Rainbow Fountain Bridge is beautiful at night.

[Chicago - West Side] BellyQ - Modern Asian Fusion

BellyQ is a modern Asian fusion restaurant on Chicago's West Side.

[Minneapolis - Stadium Village] Punch Pizza

Punch Pizza in Minneapolis, Minnesota serves Neapolitan-style wood-fired pizza at its nine Minnesota metro area locations.

[Minneapolis - Uptown] Burger Jones

Burger Jones was one of Minneapolis' first specialty burger restaurants. It is conveniently located near Lake Calhoun and Uptown and consistently receives "best burger" awards.