We went on what I like to call a "Chinese-tourist holiday" where we travelled for the sole purpose of getting a bargain and eating painful amounts of food. Some highlights of our trip in no particular order, I apologise I cant remember all the names of the places we visited but google is your best friend when travelling around Seoul!
We landed, dropped off our bags and went straight to Lotte department store's food court for a generous bowl of ramen and desserts. We debated buying a whole cake for a pre dinner snack but managed to refrain, this place is legitimately candy land!
Plenty of soju, plenty of beef to be had at 투뿔등심, highly recommended for its amazing variety, mouth watering beef selection and how inexpensive it was!
Nothing cures a food baby like a good walk, there's a nice place for a night stroll in the middle of the city around Mojeongyo Bridge.
Mama Words was fangirling the whole trip. We loaded up on plenty of face masks, I had to re-organise my bathroom cabinet just to fit them in. If that's your jam, Innisfree sells some quality ones for under 7 dollars each!
Korean hotpot, a lil tricky to find but worth it! If you're a garlic lover this is the place for you! We were taught to wrap beef slices with other little veggies, plus all the garlic you can eat into a little package..heaven! I promptly slipped into a food coma after this meal.
We found the best shopping to be around Gangnam-Gu, a long road choc-a-block filled with both name brands stores and lesser known boutiques. There were plenty of side streets to wander down too but the main reason we came here was to check out Gentle Monster's flagship store - they have some alternative designs and a damn cool interior. Quickly become a favourite of mine and glad to hear they just opened up shop here in Hong Kong!
Wolfing down some famous ginseng chicken soup at 토속촌 삼계탕, with a traditional and homey feel they offer up a small menu of the things they have mastered.
Aaaaaand the trip ended with us arriving at the airport then realising I had left my passport at the hotel (Sorry mum!)