Mouse Rabbit Coffee

For those who are familiar with K-Pop, it is common knowledge that many idols and their families own side-businesses that are frequented not only by the fans, but sometimes by the idols themselves. One of the most famous locations is Mouse Rabbit Coffee, or ‘MoBit’ as fans refer to it, tucked into a side street

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New Bus Line for Night Owls

Even though public transportation is pretty accessible in Korea, it is necessary to take a taxi back home after a night out, especially on fire Friday ´Bulgeum´ (불금)! Buses stop running between midnight and 5 am, which makes it a little difficult for night owls. I remember staying up at a Burger king once because

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A City of Culture – Insadong

Is there any place that comes to your mind when you think of Korean traditional culture & crafts? Yes? No? Probably you have heard about Insadong? As compared to Hongdae, which is a place for modern arts, fashion & night clubs, Insadong instead, is well known for its Korean traditional cultures and definitely not an

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A Dream called Seoul National University

Today, I would like to share with you a scholarship essay that worked of a foreign freshman who got into the most prestigious school of Korea SNU last year. “My plan of study is heading to the theme of Seoul National University, where the experts are sharing the latest and most impressive innovations in modern

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A Lotus Lantern Floating Through Seoul

The Lotus Lantern Festival is an annual event that has been held since 1,000 years ago and became an inherent part of Korean culture. The festivities last for about two weeks and consist of different events to honor Buddhism and the birthday of Buddha. The Yeondeung”, which translates into “lantern lightning”, is an important ritual

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Home Delivery Service in Korea

Talk to anyone who lives in Korea, or anyone who has spent time here in the past, and ask them to list the top 5 things about living in Korea. I guarantee that in any top 5 you will hear the term “Beh-Dal” (배달) or in other words: the fact that you can get all

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Gourmet 494: Seoul’s finest food in one place

Gourmet 494 is a luxury food hall in Seoul with a genius concept – the clever people of Galleria Department Store have hand-picked the hottest restaurants, cafes and bakeries in Seoul and have made a space for all of them to come together and open concession stands in the one location.   The result is

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