Category Yeouido

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Yeouido Park in the Spring – Cherry Blossoms and Serenity in the Heart of the FInancial District

Yeouido Park. Once an airstrip in the middle of the city, it was transformed into the iconic park back in 1999. Now Yeouido Park is famous for their cherry blossom festival in the center of the city during the month of April. It is not uncommon to see businessmen in Armani shooting hoops during lunch, […]

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Brioche Doree – Paul’s Replacement in Yeouido is Tres Bien!

Today is the first week of spring, and traditionally Jill and I head down to Yeouido to check out the cherry blossoms in Yeouido Park. Well, we didn’t get to see too many blossoms, but we did have an excellent brunch at Brioche Doree at the Marriott in Yeouido! This is where Paul’s used to […]

Seonyudo Park – The Island in the middle of the Han River

As my father-in-law would say, “If it’s free, it’s for me!” and since we have a baby on the way, we could use as many free options around the city as possible. Note to potential parents: things that make poop are expensive (who knew?). We wanted to save some money for a nice dinner at […]

Yeouido Marriott’s Beans To Go cafe – An alternative to Paul bakery

So I was starving, disappointed and ready to cry when I saw the Paul sign torn down from the Marriott. Well, now it’s time for alternatives. We noticed a couple of advertisements on the wall of the Marriott and decided to go back in and check out the restaurants in the basement (B1) of the […]

Paul Bakery in the Yeouido Marriott is closed…. *tear*

Bonjour, I would totally like some everything French please.. Unfortunately, I won’t be getting it from Paul in the Yeouido Marriott, one of my favorite cafes and bakeries in Seoul. Although it was not a cheap option, it was the best French cafe that I have come across here in Seoul. Alas, it is now […]