Santa Monica Crepes

Just a short throwback post. I’m randomly going through my photos from Japan these days. Here’s a little something from the streets of Harajuku. Eating crepes in the kawaii streets have been mentioned countless of times when I read about things to do in Harajuku so I had to give in to the urge and stop by one of several crepe places dotted around the … Continue reading Santa Monica Crepes

The Oldest Bakery in Korea – Lee Sung Dang

Annyeonghaseyo~ Would you like some 빵 (ppang,bread)? How about a few buns from the oldest bakery in Korea? Oooooh… That was one of the notable things I first learned about Gunsan when I first moved here. Lee Sung Dang has been in business in the same location since 1945. I first thought that the oldest bakery sounded pretty young for a country with so much … Continue reading The Oldest Bakery in Korea – Lee Sung Dang

Hello Kitty Cafe and shop in Jeju

Before I came to Korea I’ve already put going to a Hello Kitty Cafe on my to-do list. Once upon a time a Hello Kitty themed cafe opened in Auckland and I totally spazzed over that (sadly, that cafe isn’t Hello Kitty themed anymore). I vowed that I must must must at least once in my life go to one if I ever go to Korea. Bwahaha it’s … Continue reading Hello Kitty Cafe and shop in Jeju

Cake Walk

The children in the centre I work in are super into ‘We’re going on a bear hunt’ by Michael Rosen. It’s one of their favourite book/songs. Check out the Youtube video here, it was awesome seeing the book’s illustrations as animated characters. Ahhh anyways we’ve been singing and reading the book during mat-times and the youngest little girl is super duper into listening to the … Continue reading Cake Walk

Kitchener Street Cafe

I’ve been reading a novel by Matthew Quick called The Good Luck of Right Now. The title came from the main character’s mom’s philosophy that good stuff and bad stuff happen simultaneously all over the world to balance each other. If you’re experiencing unfortunate events, someone somewhere in the world is experiencing good stuff in their life. The book’s protagonist also called it synchronicity as he … Continue reading Kitchener Street Cafe