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[Sinsa Garosu-gil] Backen 바켄

[Travel in March/April 2017]

Hi! I am back with another bakery entry! I can’t remember when was the last one, was it Le Alaska or Mr Holmes Bakehouse haha. Honestly, I visited too many cafes in Korea, and they takes ages to finish sharing here, but I guessed, another bakery entry will break the chain haha. This is a very simple cafe, very small, located far end of Garosugil, one of my favourite place in Seoul. Every trip to Seoul, I must visit Sinsa, and I’m glad most of friends travelled together with me love Sinsa as much as I do too haha :) Yeah!

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#my drink really yummy! grapefruit soda! :D

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#Caramel Chocolate – 2800won – THIS IS OUR FAVOURITE! TRY THIS OKAY? :)

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#Banana Churros – 3800won

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Direction to Backen

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#Sinsa Station Exit 8, my favourite! Continue to walk straight! :D 

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#turn left at It’s skin to Garougil street! :D

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#walk straight! :)

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#you will pass by Line Friend Cafe & Store :)

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#continue to walk straight :)

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#yes, continue haha

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#good things are worth waiting, come on, a little more :)

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#continue a little bit more now :)

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#turn left here, where tommy hilfiger is on your left :)

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#continue to walk straight! :)

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#3 level starbucks!

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#almostttt!

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#straight! :)

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#turn right here to the carpark! :)

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#tadahhh!!!!!

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#you reached! :D

 

 

Backen 바켄
Address: 서울특별시 강남구 신사동 528-3
Contact: 02-516-8889
Operation Hours: 10:30am – 9:30pm
Nearest Subway: Sinsa Station (Exit 8)
Wifi: Backen/ backen528

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Line Friends Store at Garosu-gil, Sinsa

!!! There’s another Line flagship store in Itaewon, read more about here!

While, you might be using the LINE app to call your friends from other side of the world, exchanging messages and sharing photos. There’s one store in garosu-gil sharing the equal amount excitement as you do, and maybe more….. – Line Friends Store! I’m a Line user, and basically playing their games , buying their stickers and so, you get what I mean when i say – I AM EXCITED!!! :)

Line Friends store at Garosu-gil is not just a store, but also a themed cafe too! Basically, going crazy in the store. I wanted to get everything, but I didn’t actually, not sure why, but Im sure the next trip I’m going to get something out from the store! Sadly, I think I missed out 1 of the level hahaha! Oops! Probably I was concentrating more on the cafe side that day more than others… Meanwhile, humble entry for this :/

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#we must take photo with the main attraction of the store! hehe, isn’t my friend – jolene cute! hehe :D

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#my hair color looks like brown color! haha!!!

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#i want to bring them home, but i can’t and i didn’t!

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#the cafe!

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# Hello Sally! :)

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Line Friends Store & Cafe
Address: 서울특별시 강남구 신사동 535-15
Address in English: 535-15, Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea
Operating Hours: 12:00noon – 9:00pm
Tel: 070 7728 3244
Subway Station: Sinsa Station
Direction: Sinsa Station Exit 8, walk straight towards Garosugil street. Turn left at It’s Skin to find yourself at Garosugil Street. Continue to walk straight for about 8mins, you will find yourself at Line Friends Store shortly, and see the gigantic bear welcoming you! :)

There is another flagship store outlet at Itaewon, read more about it here :)

Momo Cot @ Garosu-gil

Winter trip was awesome, because the weather and environment seems to be really romantic. The christmas deco, the gloomy weather, everything seems to be light in the dark that gives a little bit of the romantic atmosphere. Its my first time travelling in December so everything seems to be really excited for me. Despite being in korea 5 times (at that point of time), I have yet been to the most popular place in Korea – Garosu-gil. I remembered we wanted to visit there in march? but we were too tight with schedule and decided to go another time. Don’t ask me why because I have no idea why we have 39 days and its still too tight hahahaha!!

So, we headed over to Garosu-gil for the first time, a pretty street full of cafes and street labels. The weather was so cold, but everything else made up for it. I really love winter, I love spring too. Everything that is not summer is great :) We didn’t plan any particular cafe to visit, and momo cot give us more than 1 reason why we should choose them.

 

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Momo Cot @ Garosugil
535-17 Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Nearest Station: Sinsa Station

Korea: Godiva 고디바

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 It’s freezing cold that winter.
But we braved through the coldness and have this.
It’s pretty awesome to eat the ice cream when the weather is so cold.
You need not worry about the melting issue :)

I was holding the ice cream on my left hand and insist not change hand.
You just wish to sacrifice 1 hand and at least another still feeling warm :p

It’s my first time eating godiva product, and Im loving it.
Its really quality chocolate ;)

it’s almost a year.

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Godiva Boutique @ Garosugil
Address // 546-6 Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu
Address // 서울시 강남구 신사동 545-6
Tel // +82 2 759 0783
Subway // Sinsa Station Exit 8

OR

World Trade Centre
Hyundai Department Store
Subway // Samseong Station

Banana Tree in Sinsa : Flower Pot Dessert (바나나 트리)

바나나 트리 Banana Tree at Sinsa

Remember how much I love Cafe hopping in Korea (Australia & Singapore) as well, this summer trip, we included quite a fair bit of cafe visit but due to the time limit, we only managed to go for a few one :( but, we manged to visit the one we really wanted – Banana Tree. And we were happy with the dessert :D

This cafe is quite a surprise because they are actually located quite off the subway so ‘maybe’ not many people knew about it. It’s petite and cosy cafe, handling by young ladies (during my visit). How I wish, I could have a cafe like this too. A pity that, Cin can’t join us but we promised to visit together next time :)

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#a very petite cafe

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#there’s outdoor seat too. Good enough for six person!

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#the menu :D we ordered Banana Flower Paap (바나나 화분팝)

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#the banana “cake” is really nice. The texture is soft, the taste is unforgettable :D

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#it’s so beautiful, I mean where do you find dirt/soil delicious? Only in Banana Tree! :D

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#their french toast taste slightly sweeter than what we usually eat, but its delicious! :D

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#Rilakkuma is excited for his first visit here. A comparison of the dessert with a mini soft toy. A good share for 2, but definitely enough for 1.

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#and this shall not be miss, a photo of myself haha :)

Direction to Banana Tree

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#Line 3 Sinsa station, Exit 7. (Walk straight)

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#Turn Left when you reached the zebra crossing.

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#Walk straight, a fair bit of walking (especially during summer :((( It’s about 8-10mins walk.

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#Passby this black pork store, continue to walk straight :)

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#continue to walk straight :D

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#When you see this CU, turned right, and you will reached! :DDD

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Address
526 신사동 강남구, Seoul, Korea

Contact
(82) 02-3442-6050

Operation Hours
Monday – Friday 11:00am – 20:30pm
Saturday 11:00am – 21:00pm
Sunday CLOSED

Others
Takeaway Available