All posts tagged Shopping


  • Everyone is wearing bottomless fashion, from ordinary people to celebrities
    Hey, where’s your skirt?
    February 16, 2012, No comments

    Or your pants, for that matter. Walking about the streets of Seoul, it’s the thought that occupies your mind as you see women stroll by in outfits which seemingly are missing their bottoms. Welcome to “bottomless…

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    The Largest in the World
    January 13, 2012, No comments

    The alarm went off at 5am and I thought to myself, “What on God’s green earth am I doing up at this time of day on vacation?” There were no reports to write, no classes to teach, no destinations to explore…”…

  • Mother Nature made sure to clean everything for her guests.
    Riding with KORAIL Tourism Development
    December 6, 2011, No comments

    I travel. I mean I travel a lot. Given any week, one will find me navigating the streets of Seoul, traveling to one of the far-reaching provinces, or taking in some of the unique history and culture of Korea. It takes a lot…

  • Ginseng roots
    Power up with Korea Ginseng!
    October 21, 2011, No comments

    “Drink, it’s good for you.” When you’re a kid, that phrase alone will send off ringing of loud alarm bells in your head. Even if the concoction handed to you smelled divine, you would absolutely refuse to take…

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    So beautiful: Korean high-end cosmetic brands
    October 13, 2011, No comments

    After taking a look at the low to mid-priced cosmetic brands that line the streets of Seoul’s Myeongdong in a previous post, it’s about time to take a look at the other end of the spectrum, the luxury brands. Korean…

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    The major Korean bookstores
    September 21, 2011, No comments

    “Autumn is the season for reading,” the Korean saying goes. This isn’t simply because it becomes gloriously sunny and cool, which is perfect weather to become engrossed in a book on a park bench, but because autumn…

  • Lotte Main Dept. Store in Sogong-dong
    The major Korean department stores
    July 8, 2011, No comments

    “A place with a hundred riches” is the literal translation for the Korean word for department store, baekhwajeom (백화점). Like its name, the main attraction of department stores is the one-stop shopping opportunity,…