Wandering About: Seoul 2015!

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HELLLOOOO!!!! From Seoul! Yes, I’m still in Seoul, though not for much longer – I’m leaving tomorrow to Kyoto, Japan. But I though that while I’m here, and I had a couple of hours (or I made sure I had them), that I would share with you some pictures and some thoughts about my trip.

On my first day out on town with friends, we wandered to the TrickEye Museum in Seoul, then to the Ice Museum – it was freaking cold – and to the Hello Kitty Cafe!

The TrickEye Museum… so damn fun!

I love the city. I wasn’t really expecting anything, but Seoul surprised me. The city is gorgeous, clean, super organized and the people are super super nice and so polite! The only small problem we had was that most people do not understand a word of English, so getting a cab or getting lunch was always a huge endeavor.

Let’s talk about the food people… I have such mixed feelings about it! My first experience was a bit weird, I had a business dinner with my mom and her group, and I ended up sitting in front of 3 of the hosts, and the dinner had like 30 different dishes, and they kept putting food on my plate that I couldn’t NOT EAT! So I ate it all, and while some stuff was good, other was OK, and eating Jellyfish was not ever in my life plan. But I did. And a lot of other stuff that I can’t even tell you what it was. In the end, I came to a huge conclusion: Korean food is super spicy and Soju is very ok.

But after that, I managed very well with all the Korean food, though Kimchi is still very hot for my taste. Other than the main dishes, I’m a bit in love with everything green tea related, especially green tea ice latte. And the cakes and desserts… Oh My God!!! Rice cakes with fruit? Ohhhh, heaven!

Insadong @Seoul

Gangnam @Seoul

On to some cultural stuff…

Gyeongbokgung Palace @Seoul

Cheonggyecheon Stream @Seoul

N Seoul Tower (Namsan Tower) @Seoul

And finally, some random photos of me and Seoul by night.

Oh my… so many photos! I hope you enjoy 😉 , next post will be from Japan!

27 thoughts on “Wandering About: Seoul 2015!

  1. krcalove says:

    Beautiful photos! I hope you had a wonderful trip. I will be going there next year to visit my boyfriend for a bit over a month! I also have an addiction to green tea things and once you safely get to Japan you’ll see tons of it! My favourite is green tea icecream! 🙂

    I hope I can go to the same (if not similar) museum as you. I saw many photos online and it does seem so interesting!

  2. anovelglimpse says:

    My daughter would flip over that Hello Kitty cafe! I’m going to have to show her those pictures when she gets home from school! Very cool! I can’t wait to see what you post about Japan!

  3. ravenblake99 says:

    WOW! It seems like you’ve covered most of the famous places in Seoul. Hello Kitty Cafe looks really cute especially that cute kitty doll. I hope you have a wonderful time in Japan too and if possible do visit Akihabara. Great Pic’s BTW! 😀

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