I have a tie. It’s a nice tie. I know this because: 1) My daughter chose it 2) It’s from Milan (Milano) But I was very surprised the company that made the tie was called “Andrew’s Ties“. Perhaps in Milan ‘Andrew’ gives a certain gravitas to the brand, but as a Brit I would have […]
Those of you who have read earlier posts in this blog will not be surprised that I returned to the Balwoo Gongyang Kong Temple Food restaurant. This time I went for ‘noodles’ rather rice.
I like book shops and find it difficult not to leave a store without an arm full of purchases which I naively intend to read, and sometimes do – despite that owning a book is often a substitute for reading it. No one who knows anything about Korea will be surprised to learn that Korean […]
Bought some Skin Food cosmetics for presents ‘back home’.
It’s often said don’t walk around with a map in London … it screams ‘tourist’and could draw the attention of the wrong type of people – such as pickpockets. Walk around with a map and in London you might be robbed, in Seoul you’ll be mobbed – by people trying to help you. … and […]
The CATS Hotel complimentary drinks tray looked well stocked. My interest was drawn to what I had thought was Rose tea ‘specially designed for her’, but oh no, it’s a two pack of condoms! Surprise over, why put it next to the tea and coffee sachets?
So LG do toothpaste now? It could be an advert, but doesn’t look like it to me. The push on cap with a series of barbed plastic prongs was also new to me.
We all know that Korea exports a lot of cars, but what about big luxury cars? Well it seems they are making those too. Not that I’ve seen any in Europe or the US yet. I have seen very few imported cars. In the large executive class I’ve seen many of the cars as shown […]
I had my own personalised Hangeul stamp made at Myung Sin Dang Art Shop at 18, Gwan Hun Dong Jong Ro Gu, Seoul. Following a pingback from Jonathan Jamieson, I discovered a few blogs that cover these stamps much better than my effort here 😉 I also learned the stamps are called ‘dojang aka name […]