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Showing posts from October, 2019

[Osaka] Steak Kappo Ada Chi ステーキ割烹あだち - Pickle Buffet and Steak

My friend was so excited to take me to a "pickle buffet" when I visited her in Osaka.

[Kyoto] Senkaku - Cozy Michelin Guide soba restaurant

We stumbled upon Senkaku while we were touring around Kyoto.

[Kyoto] Ryoan-ji Temple and Zen Garden - The most picturesque and serene temple in Kyoto

Ryoan-ji is probably my favorite temple I visited in Kyoto because it's just so darn peaceful and beautiful!

[Kobe - Sannomiya] Ikuta Shrine - Shinto Shrine in the Heart of Sannomiya

Did you know one of the oldest Shinto shrines in Japan is located right behind Sannomiya station?

[Kobe] Harborland - Mosaic Center - Port of Kobe

Since I already showed you the night scene at Harborland/Harbourland  from a few years ago, thought I would do a daytime post.

[Kobe] Chinatown in Kobe - Motomachi

I am sure you all know about Yokohama's Chinatown, but did you know that Kobe also has a Chinatown?

[Affiliate Post] 5 Fun Fall Activities in Korea

1. Day Trip from Seoul to See the Beautiful Autumn Foliage  - Click to see all options Picture above is from Mt. Seorak hiking - Even at the end of autumn, the colors and scenery was amazing. You can do Seoraksan as a guided one-day trip . I recommend this hike (there's also a gondola if you are unsure about your hiking abilities) 2. Everland Day Trip  - Click to see the various discount packages available. Halloween Fireworks (Half-day Everland Pass + Shuttle Bus) - October 27 3.  Nami Island and Petite France There's also a day trip option that includes Nami Island + Petite France + Garden of Morning Calm 4. For you KPOP fans, there's the  2019 BOF (Busan One Asia Festival)  KPop Concert Featuring AB6IX, Sejeong, Kim Jae Hwan, ITZY, Ha Sung Woon, Stray Kids, ATEEZ, (G)I-dle, MAMAMOO, GFRIEND, Super Junior, NU'EST, ONF and more. [ FOREIGNER-ONLY TICKETS] Get to Busan from Seoul using the KTX with these discount tickets! If KPOP is your thing, but you c

[NYC - Cobble Hill] The Chocolate Room x President Cheese - Bon Bon Collaboration

The Chocolate Room x President Cheese collaboration is now available through the end of October! Scroll down to see the beautiful gift box with one of each of the flavors.

[Oahu - Waikiki] Heavenly Island Lifestyle - Japanese Style Cafe

We came across Heavenly (Island Lifestyle) Cafe in Waikiki while we were looking for a chill spot to have dinner on Open Table.

[Oahu - Waikiki] Island Vintage Shave Ice

As I have done on trips back to Korea, I wanted to try all the shave ice (Korea = bingsu) I could while I was in Hawaii.

[Seoul - Sillim] Samdongee 삼동이 - Samgyupsal rice bowls perfect for student budgets

Samdongee (삼동이) is a great place to grab lunch or dinner if you're living at SNU in the international student dorms.