Seoul…My parental units Motherland…


Ahnyoung from Seoul. While I was trying to keep my calm on the plane, I figured I would type up a post. So this should post while I’m getting my bag…(actually this post goes up when I tried sleeping and woke up early -__-

Anyway, a few people asked, so here it is. I’m only in Korea for a tiny bit over a week.

My goodness! Such a waste of money!!

Yeah, I would say that seeing as I still have osap debt. However, with everything this year, I deserved it. In addition, the tickets were only $440 taxes in.

Wow! Plane must be crap!

In all seriousness, after my disastrous trip with United Air (or was it American Airline?), I didn’t have much hope. But boy have things changed a lot in 4 years.

I am on Deltas flight schedule, and dang…aside from the fact that the layovers are annoying, the fact that I got one annoying Ahjumah in my row, and there are 5 crying babies…I’m enjoying myself.

The layovers, though annoying (especially on my way back home) will be hard, but the airport is really nice/clean. And quiet.

I’m having a foot war with this ahjumah, as its just her and I in this row. She thinks she’s allowed to take up 2.5 seats…though rightfully we should only get one…it is common sense to share. But alas…she kept kicking me because she was in my area…and kept waking me up. So I gave up on napping. On the bright side? I shouldn’t be jet lagged then lol.

There are crying babies, but the parents are trying their best to keep them calm, and the poor parents have hard hardly any sleep. Plus one of them is a little over one, and she keeps waving to people xD how can we be annoyed with that?!

Plus…it is hard to see in the picture, but at least I get to listen to music (like seriously they have TLC Waterfalls! Loved that song in the late 90s), and I get to watch current movies! I was SUPER excited for How to Train Your Dragon. So cute. Definitely underated. I watched Dhoom 3 as well!

I also was having a bit of stomach issues, and motion sickness for the plane bus didn’t help. But the food has been pretty good. No really complaints other than bloating.

One thing that has been annoying is that I forgot my toothbrush, and this air+lack of sleep has been hell for my face. I have two massive gross pimples. So tempted to pop it, but going to run to nearest Watson’s or Olive and Young and buy the Nexcare Acne patches…let’s see how long I can hold out >_< (I didn't get to a stop as it was late and I was tired…)

So that is my plane update. If my phone is up and running faster, going to try and blog my train ride from Incheon Airport to Seoul using the All Stop Arex :) (actually change of plans…I'll post about my phone tomorrow :))

Hope it's a great mid week for y'all!

Well hello from DTW :)


So I’m waiting for my connecting flight for Seoul at the moment, but just wanted to say hi!

I should have posted my weekly Instagram update post, but it was just too Darn busy yesterday. In any case, I’m off to Seoul for a very mini getaway. Thankful for being able to snag the Delta deal :D

Anyway, I’m hoping to have data set up by Thursday, so hopefully will have mini updates if I can manage it on the phone, as I didn’t bring laptop or iPad w me. Kind of weird not to have them, but…less is more philosophy applies to this trip!

Okay, going to go check out the Sanrio store and check out Miss Kitty…the “girl”….lol

Check out for random pictures :)

Patbingsoo! (팥빙수)


So…last night, on the suggestion of my dear friend AY, we visited out favorite Patbingsoo place in Christie. Back when we were starting undergrad, we used to come here more frequently. You see, we loved the dduk in the bingsoo, and it was one of the few locations that actual had it. Even when they got rid of it…we still went as the shaved ice was also soft and mixed beautifully.

Well…AY had caught wind of the fact that they now had a DdukBingsoo to their menu. Yes, the bingsoo have gotten more expensive than they used to be, but what hasn’t risen in price in Toronto? In any case, we went for the Dduk bingsoo yesterday.


It was rather chilly last night, but boy were we happy. As we remembered, the ice was shaved just right so that it doesn’t melt into one solid mess. The redbean was a little sweeter than I would have liked, but when you eat it with the Dduk, it levels it out.

For $8CAN, we were happy campers.

So, dear Torontonians, before the summer really comes to an end, I would suggest you check it out. If you don’t like redbean (well guess what…we don’t really like it either…lol), maybe sharing with a friend to try it out might be an option. At least you can taste test to see if you really don’t like it. Or you cab munch on the walnut cakes (my fav being the potato ones…), while your partner in crime eats the bingsoo :p

Anyway, check out for the menu price, food restriction information, or just other resources about the place.

656 Blood St. West
(get off at Christie station, walk east along the north side of Bloor st. Stop when you smell yummy backed hodokwaja :p)

As a last note, check out the machine when it is in action to make walnut cakes. Cab be memorizing to see the yummy bits being made

Oh, here’s an old video that AY and I took. Sorry its so shaky…I was having too much fun laughing :D

Back to school…


…to those going back to school!

Today was the first day for those in secondary school, and I believe most post secondary schools start next week.

Anyway, I’ve got a back to school list ready for posting this week, so can’t wait to share them…even if not going back :p

In any case, loads of fun things…

On that note…do I even have readers still in school?! If I do…hopefully some of it is helpful :)

Well, happy back to school, and hope its a great year for you all!

*PS happy birthday to dear friend HJ. Let’s hope that this year is filled with awesomeness!