Friday, March 30, 2018

Goblin Shooting Location: BBQ Premium Cafe

        While we were planning our trip to Seoul, we (okay fine....I,) originally wanted to go on KKDay's Goblin tour to visit all the memorable shooting sites of everyone's favorite Gong Yoo K-Drama, Goblin, The Lonely and Great God. But, as the date went closer, I thought about it and decided not to go anymore because some of the locations are pretty far, and among Richie, my 6-year-old daughter Rain, and I, I will be the only one who will appreciate visiting a far location to visit a beach dock, or visiting a wall or an overpass. So it was my choice to cancel, although with a heavy heart.

        So for the first 2 days, we traveled to Nami Island and Lotte World Adventure (Separate posts soon!). And both nights, on the way back, back to our AirBnB in Jongno area,  we would always pass by this 3-floor BBQ Premium Cafe place. Each time we would pass it, it was always night time. And we're usually too tired to really look at it, and because of the -17 degree temperature, coupled with a 6 year old always asking to be carried, we were always in a hurry to get home.

        Until I think it was the 3rd night when my husband said, "We should try this chicken place tomorrow". So then I looked at the place, and only then noticed that there was a tarpaulin standee outside of Goblin. With photos from some scenes in the drama.

Oh. my. goodness....

        I can't believe we have been passing by it this whole time! It's Sunny's Olive Chicken and beer restaurant! Where they shot a number of scenes in the drama! It was like winning an easter egg hunt without trying!

        Because it was so cold outside, I didn't (and forgot) to take a photo of the facade. But as soon as you enter, the Grim Reaper's floating hat is there to greet you!



Oh my goooosh! Confirmed!!! Lee Dong Wok was here!!!

Thursday, March 22, 2018

AMPALAYA PLUS vs. diabetes

        I don’t mean to start a blog post with a negative tone but diabetes is in our family. And the sad fact is that it seems like all families I know has a relative that has diabetes. I don’t know if it’s because of the food we eat these days or what. But it’s there, and it sucks. I hate it that 2 of my relatives have it, and I’m worried that I might be prone to it too.

        Thankfully though there’s something my relative can take to help him manage his blood sugar levels. Plus, it’s good to know as well that this is not only for diabetic people, but for prediabetics as well.  This wonder capsule is called Ampalaya Plus.


Ampalaya Plus food supplement