Category Archive: Markets

Common Ground

A place for hipsters!


Shopping in Seoul!

Where and How to shop in Korea? Let’s learn some Korean phrases.

Dongdaemun Design Plaza

My trip to DDP is not really planned. I just saw the LED Rose Garden in my Instagram newsfeed so I tried to check it out in person. I’ve never seen a garden… Continue reading

Namdaemun Market

Right next to the Sungnyemun gate is the Namdaemun Market. It is the largest traditional market in Korea.    I can compare it to the busy streets of Divisoria in the Philippines.  When… Continue reading

Hwanghakdong Flea Market

Winter clothes in Korea are really expensive. As an expat, I wanna buy some inexpensive clothes to save money. It’s my first winter. I wanna be fashionable yet thrifty. It’s the reason why… Continue reading