Seoul’s 6 Ultimate Cakes

Let’s face it, cake is delicious and if you’ve never had it before… you should start now because you have a lot of catching up to do. I myself am a dancer who goes to the gym regularly and believes that eating healthy is very important, but I am also a “live to eat” kind

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Vanilla Kitchen: A Slice of Heaven

Vanilla Kitchen is what I would imagine Martha Stewart’s kitchen to look like; clean cut and simple, yet warm and homey. Fresh and dried flowers can be found along the walls and on every table. Soft splashes of blues, purples and grays color the furniture and walls with a lovely feminine touch. A small library

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Banana Tree

이태원 (Itaewon) is a melting pot of cultural diversity, not just in regards to the people, but the restaurants and cafes as well. The streets are jam packed with a wide assortment of unique and delicious places to peak your tongue’s interest. I never had much of an excuse to linger around 이태원, but since

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Sweets For Your Sweet

Valentine’s Day is almost here! While this day typically puts a good deal of stress on the guys back stateside… in Korea it is the girls who must go to great lengths to proclaim their affections. Since moving to Korea, my boyfriend and I have also been celebrating it this way. Valentine’s Day for him

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Red Velvet and More!

Seoul is chockfull of tiny little restaurants, cafes and boutiques. I guess that’s part of its charm; leave no crevice unfilled. This particular “charm” also makes it very difficult to find good/ unique places. I can imagine this to be particularly frustrating for tourists on a time schedule, or others who are staying in Korea temporarily.

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The Pie Hole

In Sinchon at the outskirts of the bar and nightlife area is a small café with the, for most westerners, the rather eye catching, name “The Pie Hole”. Whether the name is meant as a joke is unclear. Joke or not I’ve found it to be a great source of entertainment, but then I could

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The Best Apple Pie in Seoul

When I have a lot to do and need to find a cafe to nest in for a couple of hours, I try to look for a laid back place where I can have a light meal, good coffee and maybe even a little dessert after. These are not exactly easy things to find all

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