Monthly Archives: August 2014

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Hill Side Pub and Bistro in Itaewon – A Subpar Experience in the Land of Bistros

One of my followers, Tigerpendant, whom has great tastes in books and a very thoughtful outlook on life, asked if I did requests.  I’ve never actually done one, but decided to give it a try. I decided to review Hill Side Bistro, up on the hill that leads down to the depths of Gyeongnidan. Anyway, […]

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Hiking Mt Hallasan – Jeju Island, South Korea

Originally posted on Two Clowns Tripping:
They advertise is it as the perfect leisurely jaunt for honeymooning couples, so it couldn’t possibly be all that bad could it? I didn’t realise it at the time, but at almost 2000m Mt Hallasan is actually South Korea’s tallest mountain. On the rare day that there isn’t any…

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From Africa? JR’s Pub in Itaewon Says “Fuck Off!” Don’t Worry, You’re Not Missing Much

So JR’s Pub, the owners of the equally shitty JR’s Barbecue in Itaewon, recently posted a sign in their pub informing customers that they will not be serving patrons from Africa because of the fucking Ebola virus. Classy move JR. Classy move. Now on the bright side, if you do have the Ebola virus, the food at […]

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The Lotte Hotel in Jeju Part 2 – Shops, the Casino, Glamping and Final Thoughts

In part one of my review of The Lotte Hotel in Jeju, I covered the pool and the room. Now, in continuance with the massive amount of stuff to do at the resort, I’m going to tackle the shops, the casino and a new Korean trend that is bursting on the scene this summer “Glamping”. […]

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Ugly Stove in Nowon – Quirky Atmosphere with Fresh Ingredients for Brunch

One of the many plights of living in the northern part of Seoul is oftentimes there is a serious lack of quality Western amenities. The Western brunch is such an amenity when living in Seoul. For a good brunch, one normally has to travel to Itaewon or Hongdae. You can imagine my joy when Ugly […]

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Tapdong Promenade – Basketball Courts, The Beautiful Ocean and an Old Communist Regime Amusement Park

After a night of partying, I needed some fresh ocean air to cleanse the senses. Tapdong Promenade is on the oceanfront, but there is no beach. That was a misconception when I decided to visit; I assumed there was going to be a beach. However, it still had a great walking path with stairs that […]