Seoul, South Korea
Yanghee, 29
Real Estate Developer
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What do you do and why do you do it?

Now I am working as a developer. Recently I finished the construction and now am selling it. How did I start this work? It was not my plan. I finished my MBA degree at last feb. However, my father wanted to finish that work for me. So I started helping my family and will search a new job soon. Before I worked in marketing field.

You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

Mostly Beethoven's piano sonata. Plus some k pop musics.

What are the best TV shows of all time?

I could say fear factor? I am not sure people still remember this show.

Name some spots in Seoul that are good for a Tinder date.

For Tinder ? I highly recommend Itaewon where not only many foreign people come but also locals as well.

Who’s your hero and where in Seoul would you take them out for a serious hang?

No one. But if I would have, I would like to them to introduce Buckak skyway where we could watch the panorama view of Seoul

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

Department store. You should experience department stores in Seoul. Very practical and relaxing.

What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

Myungdong area. It's been years usual Koreans not going there expect the residents.

What’s the most decadent / extreme dish you ever ate in Seoul and where did you get it?

chicken's foot. We call it Dackbal. (Dack : chicken, bal : foot). You can eat it at Dackbal store.

Is there a hidden bar / hole in the wall in Seoul that you particularly like?

I would say 12stairs. The place is not popular but nice bartenders there.

What’s the most expensive restaurant / spa / hotel you’ve ever been to in Seoul? How much did it cost and what did you get there?

Shilla hotel was the best place for dining and stay. However now I think Lotte's new Signiel hotel is the best and the most expensive.

What restaurant in Seoul looks crap, but the food’s amazing?

too many. But when you want to eat Korean port bbq, you should go Youkjeonsikdang the best port meat place in Seoul.

Which snacks can you only get in your country, and which ones do you recommend?

See weed. I love Korean see weed.

What’s the one place you think is overrated in Seoul?

Garosoogil where Zara's Ortega bought the real estate. That place does not have any special experience for visitors except who come to here for plastic surgery.

What’s the one place you think is underrated in Seoul?

Gangnam station

What are the Seoul spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

Namsan and Itaewon area. Obviously the hottest area now

Tomorrow’s your last day in Seoul. How do you spend it?

I will go to HAN river with a bottle of wine and food and will spend whole day along the riverside. And will finish the day with beautiful sunset.

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

Milan is the best place for me. Love to explore the city on foot with full of beauty and heritage. I like to walk because when I walk around I could forget the thing that bothers me.

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