새마을식당 New Maul (Nonhyeon’s Outlet)

[Travel in August 2016]

My friend’s korean friend introduce 새마을식당 to us, when we told him that we are going to Gangnam after Manufact (a coffee place) for Ryan Cafe :) The restaurant located in Nonhyeon (subway station is sinnonhyeon) is their main restaurant before they started to have chain restaurants around the city! :)

As someone who do not really like BBQ food/ Pork/ Meat and everything in between, I have to say, this restaurant really serve very very decent and really good BBQ Pork. It’s so nice that, I must bring my cousin here again next year! :)

According to the friend, they have this 7 minutes kimchi-chige that is so good that you must remember to order! So, we were looking forward especially to this even though its pretty much a hot evening :p

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You probably very familiar with him – Mr Paik! He has many franchises such as Mr Paik’s Coffee / Paik Bibimbap etcetc :)

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The Menu :D

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We ordered their main dish + pork skin (oh thats collagen!)

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its really thin, and really really good!

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#i know this look abit bloody and stuff, but its Pork Skin, so nice so yummy! :)

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#cooking cooking :)

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#almost cooked and almost in my stomach ;P

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# teeheehehee, the must-eat :D

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#the pork is so fattening but so nice!

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#yummy  food that i know, you want to know where and how to go :)

 

Direction to New Maul Restaurant (새마을식당 논현본점)

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After exiting Sinnonhyeon Station Exit 3, make a u-turn to see this walking path! :)
강남아이원안과 building on your right (like the photo above :D)

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#continue to walk straight :)

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#continue to walk straight (kiwiyo on the right :)

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#you will pass Tworld :)

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#and ABC Mart and turn right at the next junction :)

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#turn right at this junction and walk straight :)

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#continue to walk straight! :)

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and…… :)

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#you reached! :DDDD

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#so what are you going to order? hehehehe! :D

 

새마을식당 논현본점 New Maul (Nonhyeon’s) 

Address in Korean: 강남구 강남대로122길 5 (논현본점)
Address in English: 5 Gangnam-daero 122-gil, Nonhyeon 1(il)-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Contact: +82 2-544-3284
Website: http://www.newmaul.com/newmaul/index.asp
Subway: Sinnonhyeon Station Exit 3

20 SPACE : The Mint Universe (Cube’s Cafe)

[Travel in August 2016]

Since Cube Entertainment have shifted their office (& studio) to Seongsu, many can’t wait for their cafe to be opened since their shift. After months and months of wait, they finally opened! This time, while making my way to watch Beautiful Show 2016, I visited their newly rebrand cafe – 20 SPACE :)

Some recaps on the old cube cafe :)

When I first visited Cube Cafe, I love their Black Tea Latte! Its one of my favourite drink in (Korea too) Cube Cafe. Ever since they renovate the cafe, they have removed the drink option :( So, I have been praying hard that the rebrand (cube) cafe will have it! :)

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Cafe located at level 1 of the building ;)

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The Menu is alot more choices, and there’s many desserts for us to choose! :D and I took a closer menu for you to see :)

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View from my seat :)

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and our order came :)
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with my happy happy milk tea dosage from 20 SPACE :) Yippppppeeee!!!

Direction to 20 SPACE – The Mint Universe (The new rebrand Cube Cafe)

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Seongsu Station Exit 1 :)

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Take the escalator down

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Walk Straight :)
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Continue to walk straight :)

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Less than 5minutes and you reached! :D

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20 SPACE • The Mint Universe (Rebrand Cube Cafe)
Address: 83 Achasan-ro Seongdong-gu, Seoul
Subway: Seongsu Station Exit 1
Operating Hours: 10am – 10pm
Wifi: YES (ID: 20SPACE / PW: 0000002020a)

[Edae] Nina Kitchen 니나키친

[Travel in May 2016]

Whenever my cousin is on a work trip to Seoul, I will always helped her with her 2D1N itinerary! :) So when she is heading over in May, I introduce her – Nina Kitchen at Edae since she is having her hair treatment at our trusted salon – Cecica Hair :)

Introduce you, Nina Kitchen, where you find the cutest Curry Tonkatsu :D

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#look at the cheese!

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Direction to Nina Kitchen

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#Edae, Ewha Woman University Station Exit 3 :)

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#walk straight after exit 3, walk straight (with Teenie Weenie at the right)

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#about to turn right ;)

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#turn right here ;)

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#you are about to reach! :)

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#you will see Nina Kitchen on your left :) Walk down the step and you will soon reach :)

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 Nina Kitchen 니나키친
Address: 서울특별시 서대문구 대현동 54-6 지하1층
Contact: 02-3147-2233
Operating Hours: Open at 11:30am, Rest on Chuseok & New Year and Sunday
Web: http://ninakitchen.modoo.at

(Direction provided by me, with special thanks for my cousin to take the interior photos! :D)

Line Friends Flagship Store, Myeongdong

[Travel in March/April 2016]

I have visited 2 Line Friends Flagship Store in Seoul and I really love going back because of the happy vibe in the store. Looking at all the things selling in the store does make one happier! :) I personally love the Itaewon store which is really huge and their cafe are very photo worth! And I know most tourists will visit Myeongdong without fail, so this could be one of the easier store to head over :)

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#Was this the only one that Sally sat on top of Brown?

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#I really love to have 1 of them! :D

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Hello Brown! :D

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#
they only have a mini pop-up cafe. The one at Sinsa or Itaewon have a proper cafe setting with many seats :)

 

[Direction to Line Friends Flagship Store, Myeongdong]

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Myeongdong Station Exit 6, walk straight, and turn left at Nature Republic! :D

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#continue and walk straight, you will see Line Friends Store on your left! :)

 

Line Friends Flagship Store @ Myeongdong
Address: 24-39 Chungmuro 1(il)-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Subway: Myeongdong Exit 6

#fly2perth : Goodbye Perth!

[Travel in October/November 2015]

Last day! Though I took really long to finish this entire Perth trip, its really a wink when we were there! It’s been a really great trip for me partly because I was working almost every single days (include PH and Weekends), sleeping just 2hours from end May all the way to October. I have a great rest, great trip, have fun eating and touring around and putting more weight – see from my face, round like a moon :p On top of that, I get to meet 3 groups of friends whom I havent met for the longest time. Good to catch up :)

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#officially goodbye!

We checked out of our hotel earlier, and decided to just go to the city and head into 1 cafe for our brunch. We went around and this caught our eyes, so yeah, we decided to give it a try! :D

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#we shared our brunch, most of the times, we shared because, we are both not big eater and this will be just nice for us! :)

And officially, headed off to the airport….

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Goodbye Perth, you have been awesome, way better than I ever imagine :) Thank you!

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Can SQ provide more choices next time? I got my rice with fish because, I just want the fish! haha :p 

Perth Day 10: Goodbye Perth!

Lunch: Kinky Lizard Espresso Bar (Address: 78a/20 Royal St, Perth WA 6004, Australia)
Hotel: Pier 21 Apartment Hotel

Follow #fly2perth on Instagram to know more about what we did during our trip in Perth! :)

#fly2perth : Day 9, Last Day :(

[Travel in October/November 2015]

Last day of the trip usually planned with something easy and simple, and we tried to keep it this way too. We supposed to have our Whale watching today but because of the sea is a little rough, they had to cancel today schedule. So, we didn’t manage to get another time slot since we were returning the next day. Hence, we just proceed Hillary for some walks since we supposed to head over there for our ferry! :)

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#I always love the beaches at Australia, because its so clean and pretty! :)

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#Hillary Harbour is pretty too! :)

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#We just thought to head to a cafe for a snack and drink :)

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#so-so :(

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Since its our last day, we decided to meet my friends again as we will be heading back in the afternoon next day :( Junfong introduce us this Korean restaurants that he visited with his friends often. I have to say, Korean food in Australia really never fail. They always taste so good and yummy.

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#Seafood Pancake

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#Beef Stew

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#Army Stew

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#some BBQ

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#Pork Belly Bossam, I dont usually eat Pork, but this is good man!

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#Zijie and Weiqi, whom already relocated back to Singapore :)

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#Group photo with Junfong and family + Zijie and Weiqi! :)

 

Perth Day 9: So fast, its last day! :(

Lunch: 3 Sheets (Address:28 Southside Dr, Hillarys WA 6025, Australia)
Dinner: Sinabro (Address:100 Francis St, Northbridge WA 6003, Australia)
Hotel: Pier 21 Apartment Hotel

Follow #fly2perth on Instagram to know more about what we did during our trip in Perth! :)

#fly2perth : Day 8, Hot Air Balloon!

[Travel in October/November 2015]

We had a very very early sleep because we need to arrive at Avon Valley meeting point at 4am. That’s make us leaving our hotel by 2pm, and it means, sleep real early! But, its all worth for a Hot Air Balloon experience! :) Apparently, we were the only foreigners while the rest came from different part of Australia :)

After the meeting point, they will send us to the hot air balloon location and remind us not to bring any bags. We were only allowed to bring things that is able to contain in our pockets and camera are fine, as long take off and landing we have to keep within our jacket (etc).

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Setting up the hot air balloon! :)

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one of my favourite shot! :D

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soon the sky was alot brighter by then! :)

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and slowly we got on and off we flew~~ :)

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That’s the guy who control the flying direction and thanks god we got safe and sound because of him too! :)

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Saw our shadow?

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And we landed! :D (Though i have minor injuries, but the experience was a little exciting towards the end. Quite interesting I would said. But definitely not a children activity!

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We headed over to a breakfast place to have our breakfast and champagne that is inclusive in the hot air balloon package! :) The spread was not bad pretty good, and the grandmother and grandfather who sit opposite us was really amuse by the big watermelon cover I had, and thought it was pretty abnormal hahahahaha! :P

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It was a long tired day for us because of the little sleep & the long journey to and back. Hence, we decided to go back bath and have another rest before heading out for dinner at 5pm. And our dinner was the very famous Italian restaurant – Ciao Italia~~~

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The most awesome calarmari we ever ate! Its so good so yummy so nice that we wished we had a longer trip and headed over for another visit again.

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It really deserve 2 pictures for this posting! haha :)

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We ordered a squid ink pasta in seafood carbonara sauce too! Its really good too. We doesn’t have enough stomach for dessert or pizza. Actually, we cant finished our food either haha. We actually do a take-away and have it again the next day as our brunch! :D

As much as we were really full, and not willing to go back to our hotel as its one of our last few nights in Perth before heading back to SG :( So we decided to go for a drink! We passed this cafe on our way back, and thought of might as well visiting this place. Its a random finds, and we thought it worth coming back again for their drinks and atmosphere! :)

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And we give in a lemon tart, even we are freaking full haha :/

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Chai Latte~~~

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Perth Day 8: Hot Air Balloon + the best calamari in the universe! :)

Morning Activities: Windward Balloon Adventures
Dinner: Dinner at Ciao Italia (Address: 273 Mill Point Rd, South Perth WA 6151, Australia)
Cafe: May Street Larder (Address: 23/155 Canning Hwy, East Fremantle WA 6158, Australia)
Hotel: Pier 21 Apartment Hotel

Follow #fly2perth on Instagram to know more about what we did during our trip in Perth! :)