Among the shops at Myeong-dong
The most of my favorite place for shopping at Seoul, Korea are Myeong-dong. Myeong-dong so famous for the youth generation and foreigners, because it have a lot shops of variety fashions trends youth, skin care products, official merchandises of YG Entertainment and SM Entertainment, and more. We also keep repeat come to Myeong-dong almost like everyday when we at Seoul, Korea because it’s easy to us for find everything we need in one place.
BSX shop at Myeong-dong
I love walking along the street around Myeong-dong's area, because I can hear many of my favorite K-Pop songs and at the same time, I can saw a lot of picture from my favorite K-Pop artists. I never miss to visit my favorite shop when I go to the Myeong-dong; like BSX shop and Young Plaza Mall, because of YG Entertainment. Hahaha~
Me with Iffa at in front of BSX shop Myeong-dong
I LOVE to visit BSX during shopping at Myeong-dong. Oh, yes! Of course, it’s because of G-Dragon. Most of fashions in BSX like G-Dragon’s fashions. The price among the clothes at BSX is not cheap but I like to buy it.. That makes me feel so wonderful. Hahaha~
Me inside the BSX shop Myeong-dong
Among the BSX clothes that I bought on last year
I also never miss change to take a lot of picture with G-Dragon’s pictures around inside of BSX shop. I think among customers inside the BSX is VIPs. They also like me too. Hahaha~
SPAO shop at Myeong-dong
Me at SPAO shop Myeong-dong
Among the official merchandises of SM Entertainment inside the SPAO shop (Exo's merchandises)
Among the official merchandises of SM Entertainment inside the SPAO shop (Super Junior's merchandises)
This time, I found the SPAO shop as known as SM Entertainment official merchandises shop at Myeong-dong. That also like heaven for SM Entertainment fans around the world when come to Seoul, Korea; because in this shop they can buy a lot of official merchandises from SM Entertainment based who their favorite artist under SM Entertainment.
Young Plaza at Myeong-dong
She shows me the YG Entertainment official merchandises were sold at Myeong-dong's area, which is at inside the Young Plaza Mall. Young Plaza Mall is the new building beside the Myeong-dong. There are have a lot of fashions trend shop inside the Young Plaza Mall, and most of it was K-Pop artist wear it; so inside this mall, I can found the most fashion that related with my favorite artist style. For example like “Boy” style that the original made in UK.
Among the K-Pop merchandises that we bought at Myeong-dong's area
There have the small part lot shop that sold the YG Entertainment official merchandises, which is at level 2. Their also sold the past among YG Entertainment artist’s concert official merchandise too. For me, it’s like heaven to YG Entertainment fans around the world that like to buy the YG Entertainment official merchandises based on their favorite artists.
Me at outside of Teddy’s Café “Twosome+ Studio” on night view
As you know, Teddy’s Café “Twosome+ Studio” is located at Hongdae’s area. Hongdae is the famous location for youth generation in Seoul and it’s also quite famous to foreigner tourist too. There have a lot of fashions shop that based on handmade, night clubs, restaurants, and café. Beside of playground Hongdae, you guys will see a lot of underground artist and bands; that play their own music styles for the people pass by there.
Me at inside of Teddy’s Café “Twosome+ Studio”
Teddy’s café “Twosome+ Studio” is located around the Hongik University at Hongdae’s area. This café so famous for VIPs fans and YGE fans, because their will come to Teddy’s café when their come to Seoul, Korea. Inside the Teddy’s café have a lot of merchandises Teddy café “Twosome+ Studio”; and also the merchandise that some of YG Entertainment artist was sign on it for show their support to Teddy – you guys, just can saw it on the special corner at the entrance. At the same time, you guys can saw the Mina Kwon’s art at the special corner at Teddy Café; and if you guys have interested to buy it; just buy it, because it on sell too.
The “Garden Salad” and Mocha from Teddy’s Café “Twosome+ Studio”
The café has four storeys and each has their own theme. Level 3 is named DJ BOX and Art Collection where artwork done by local artists can be seen; include Mina Kwon’s art too. Level 4 is Teddy’s Studio and it is out of bounds to the public. There have a lot of variety of drinks and foods at Teddy’s Café. The most special foods are the black toast bread sandwich. But I take a chance to taste the garden salad and Mocha; its taste so great and suit to me. I like their paper bag design – so unique and styles.
Me at outside of Teddy’s Café “Twosome+ Studio” on night view
Here, some information’s and direction of Teddy’s café “Twosome+ Studio” – for K-Pop fans want to go there and get experience by you.
This café’s operation time start on 7:00 am until 11:00 pm for weekdays; and 8:00 am until 11:00 pm for weekend. Actually, it is easy to go Teddy’s café “Twosome+ Studio”, just by subway. First, take the subway Line 2 (Green), and then off at Hongik Station, exit 9. From exit 9, just walk towards Olleh Global Store; then walk straight to the end of the street (T.G.I.F Restaurant) and make a left turn. You need continue to walk straight towards H&M shop. Then, walk to the next block where you’ll see “Nolita” restaurant signboard. You need to walk towards Hongik University entrance, then cross the road and make a left turn. Towsome+ Studio is located 2 – 3 shops away from 7-Eleven shop.
If you guys notice it, Se7en’s chicken restaurant “Yeolbong” also around the Honghae's area, but I can’t get chance to visit it on this vacation’s period. I will visited it when I going back my hometown maybe on this year 2014, around autumn or winter season. Hihihi~ Again??
The beautiful place for release tension is Han River. There so famous for Korean citizen at Seoul when their free time on evening, especially for the couple. Oh~ so sweet.. Sometimes, make me jealous too. Hahaha~
Me at Han River
Before this, I not get chance to go Han River when my first time goes to Seoul, Korea. Now, I get a chance to walking along the Han River. It’s so peaceful at Han River. I so enjoy the nature beautiful along walking around the Han River.
Yurinara Station, that only beside the Han River
You guys can go to Han River by subway too and off to station.
Night view at Gangnam's area
Last but not least the place that I get chance to visit is Gangman area, like Psy popular song “Gangnam Style”. Gangnam area is the richer and modern area in Seoul, Korea. There have a lot of brand shops and café, like Jeajoong from JYJ. But I not have chance yet to visit Jaejoong Café, which is “Coffee Cojjee”. I will visit there soon; include the JYP Entertainment and Cube Entertainment.
A lot of Korean artists was open their shop around Gangnam's area but Gangnam's area quite big for me and it’s difficult to found their shop without any sign or direction. Most shops that I want to visit next time are “Coffee Cojjee” own by Kim Jaejoong from JYJ, “Grill 5 taco” own by Super Junior’s DongHae, “Banjudam” own by SS501’s Park Jungmin, “Bum’s Story” own by JYJ’s Kim Jaejoong; “MicKiss” and “TimeOut” own by JYJ’s Yoochun. Hahaha~
Waiting my dinner at Le Cafe
Dinner at “Le Café” around Gangnam's area
We take dinner at one of the restaurant in Gangnam’s area, which is “Le Café”. If you guys ask about price~ Of course~ it’s quite expensive but among the menu of this restaurant are western style foods. We take chance our last dinner at Seoul, Korea with the great reasons – before our flight back to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.. Just thinks about it.. Hahaha~
Kona Beans café
When we walking around Gangnam area, after take dinner – we found the café that own by the mothers of Super Junior’s Leeteuk, Sungmin and Kyunhyun; which are “Kona Beans”. I just take a few pictures in front of the café, because we late… I think, now “Kona Beans” have a lot branches in Seoul, Korea; so if you are lucky, you will see the some of their branches.
After this, I will more explore a lot of places around Seoul, Korea again on this year 2014 with my BEST friend – Iffa. We never feel boring to visit Korea and we feel like our second hometown. But next time, we will go many places that we can; especially Dolce Vita… Hahaha~~
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