lol i just promised myself to finish my korea trip post in my day 5 post. sadly i didn’t! cuz we just got fast connection internet installed at home weeeeeehooooo! so my k-drama addiction is back. i keep on downloading/streaming latest k-drama. spent my night after work & weekend for k-dramas #likeaboss now haha. so now i’m bored already. let’s finish this day 6 post. :p
so for day 6, everyone has their own plan. me & anne went to apgujeong to fulfill our /kpop/ wish again haha. it’s the time to visit JYPE & SME! mansaeeeee. oh and BNS too cuz anne like block b haha.
1) apgujeong/cheongdam (SME & JYPE)
woke up a bit late, ard 7am since it’s a free-activities day lol. then we took subway to apgujeong station and went to exit #2 (as per TIPS we got from internet lol). our first destination is SME, since it’s just located along the main apgujeong road. but it’s quite far from the station, thus it’s impossible for me to walk my ass off there. maybe not for anne haha. so we went to exit #2 and approach this 1 cab.
me: SM entotaemen juseyo~
me: *show him the address i’ve wrote on a piece of paper*
ahjussi: *took his glasses and read but looks confuse. then he started type the address on his gps thing. but results shows 0*
ahjussi: erm *gives pen and asked me to write the address again (in hangul? idek lol)*
me: *write the address in hangul* OTL OTL OTL
ahjussi: *type the address (hangul) on his gps thing. still no results shown*
then he started the engine and drive along the main road. i know the building is just a bit in front but suddenly he turned left! omg ahjussi waylt. then he stopped nearby and started playing ard with his gps thing again. then i was like OTL we better walk then. and asked him to just drop us at the main road. then we just walked abt 10 mins. and tadaaahh, SME building was in front of us. haha.
the next destination is JYPE! oo yeah i like this one. cuz it’s my oppars company haha. i can predict which junction we should go from the main road, thanks to google maps. after about 15 mins walked past the junction, we saw JYPE sign already. oo yeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhh. finally my dreams has come true! sobs cries ;_______; ofc usually fans will go to the dunkin donut in front of this JYPE building instead of just stand up in front of it haha. so we went to dunkin donut, warm up ourselves, bought coffees & donuts. and i even passed my birthday gift & card for junho bb to the dunkin donut’s cashier eonni. she laughed a bit when looking at my present haha hdu. idek how she’s going to pass it to junho or even JYPE stuff or whatsoever. but at least i did it. it’s better than doing nothing is it. lol. but i really do hope she already passed it and he already receive it. kkk.
how to go to SME:
-get off at apgujeong station (exit #2)
-walk past the main road about.. idek how long LOL till u see the SME building
-or u might wanna take a cab and show the ajussi your address. good luck! kkk
-address: SNE, 413-80, Apgujeong 2-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
how to go to JYPE:
-get off at apgujeong station (exit #2)
-walk past the main road till u see SME building. walk again till u see a really big junction
-turn left at the small junction right before the big junction
-walk about 5 minutes til u see JYPE building on your left and dunkin donut on your right
-address: JYPE, 123-50, Cheongdam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
2) yeoksam (BNS)
heh this is the most challenging one. i’m not really into block b so i don’t really know about this entertainment company (brand new stardom) compared to anne. cuz she’s the one who like them. kkk. so she did all those research about how to go to this place. the only thing i knw is it’s located next to a church. so we took subway to yeoksam station and walked past this gangnam road (as per the TIPS /again/ lol). and i saw a church. but i didn’t expect the BNS building gonna be around this area cuz from google map it looks a bit far from the station. so we walked again and keep on looking at the number for each building & shop. cuz we have the address already – it’s #683. so we walked again and again til we reach #650 ++. but we was like it’s quite far already how come we haven’t reach 683 yet?? and we keep on mumbling about how tired and hungry and everything. then suddenly..
boy: bisa saya bantu? (may i help you?)
we: eh? haa? *blur*
boy: mari saya lihat alamatnya~ (let me see the address~)
we: ahaha thanks!
boy: oh tempat ini sudah lepas di belakang. nombor yg di bangunan ini format yg baru. di alamat ini format yg lama. x mngapa saya bisa bawa kamu kesana~ (oh you’ve missed this place. the number on those building is the new format. the number on this address is the old one. nevermind i can bring you there~)
we: oh kamu indonesia? kamu nampak mcm org korea! kkk (oh are u indonesian? u look like korean! kkk)
boy: oh saya memang orang korea~ tapi belajar di indonesia di SMA~ (oh i’m korean~ but i’ve studied in high school at indonesia~)
we: hahah! ok ok
lol it was awkward tbh haha his indonesian is really good. at first we thought he’s an indonesian-korean mix or something. but no. he was a korean but his father worked in indonesia so his family stayed there for few years. now he’s back to korea. he’s a daehaksaeng (uni student) now lol. so anak hekan! but he’s quite cute tbh lol. then he brought us (we even took a bus cuz it was really far not gonna lie). and we stopped in front of the church i’ve seen before. like wthhhh. it was too near to the station!! why we have to walk about 45 minutes to.. idek where we’re heading to /kills self. then we reached BNS and anne dropped her presents to the security ahjussi coz nobody was in the office rn coz it’s weekend. and said byebye to the cute boy haha. should’ve asked for his twitter/me2day sobs.
how to go to BNS:
-get off at seonrong station (exit #7)
-walk past the main road about 10 minutes til u see a church on your left. the building is just next to the church
-address: B101, Seolleung Bldg, 683-26, Yeoksam 1-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
we parted ways after that. cuz i was a bit tired but anne wanna go to itaewon & buy 45362727 handbags again. so i took subway back to our guesthouse. but i went to insadong station first cuz i wanna buy handbags too! it’s just that i don’t have much energy left to go that far (to itaewon) lol. so i went to the same shop (i’ve wrote about it in my day 1 post lol) and bought 4 handbags for 40,000 won (10,000 won each)! haha cheap isn’t it? 1 handbag for my mom, 1 handbag for my sister & 2 sling bags for myself. oo yeah.
then i went back to our guesthouse and sleep for 2 hours before anne crashed in and wake me up and show off those 45637829478 bags she bought at itaewon lol. then she went out again to go to ewha university (edae). alone. coz i’m still tired and i wanna sleep lol wailt.
4) hongdae (hongik university)
then i woke up ard 6.30pm and i’m ready for hongdae! so me & anne promised to meet at hongdae station at 7pm. well hongdae is very happening at night. there are so many clubs, bars, coffeeshops etc. basically hongdae stands for hongik university, thus obviously explains why there were so many youngsters there lol. my intention was actually to go to luxury noraebang, the famous karaoke place that 2PM went in wild bunny episodes & jaeson-pilsuk (woo-IU) went in one of dream high episodes. but since only me & anne were into kpop, and i dont really think anne wanna go there (lol), it won’t be fun then sobs. maybe next time
then we wander around hongdae and omg there were so many ppl! like so so many u cant ever imagined. i dont really get what are these ppl doing there actually. just walk and walk then do what? haha. then papp! suddenly we stumbled upon mr pizza! hahahaha. like ok this is the timeeeeeee. let’s go in! /besides the fact that we were so hungry to death/. well mr pizza is.. so full with oppars haha. coz 2PM is their latest endorser so ofc their faces are everywhereee. ofc i was so essaited and happy lol. we ordered 1 regular lobster pizza (the one that they endorsed ofc lmao).. which costs 26000 won ~ rm75!! oh wow this is like the most expensive pizza i ever ate lmao u can get 3 large pizza from domino’s or pizzahut for that cost at malaysia ok. but domino’s got no oppars’ face in their outlets lol :p well practically i paid 70% of the total cost coz i’m the one who wanted to go to mr pija so much lol ok fine. anything for u oppars! keukeu. btw the pizza is so naiseu sobs cries i wanna eat it again =.=
after finished stuffing ourselves with those yummy lobster pizza, we wandered around hongdae again. and saw 2 street performers, a band & a solo singer. that guy /who looks like kim soohyun imo lol/ sang i’m yours while playing his guitar. oh i love this kind of nightlife! if only we came at the right time~ when jinwoon filmed his scene at hongdae for dream high 2 sobs lol.
how to go to hongdae:
-get off at hongdae station
4) edae (ewha university)
our last destination is edae. well anne went to edae already when i was still asleep happily at guesthouse lol. but i insisted to go again since this is our 2nd last day at korea already and i dont have much time left! so we went to edae but sadly most of the shops has closed already! =.= so we just go to whatever shops that were still open like holika holika, face shop etc. bought quite many face masks (10 for 10,000 won), hand cream, lipbalm etc from these shops haha #happy. if you like cn blue, holika holika is a must-place-to-visit cuz they are their endorser lol.
how to go to edae:
-get off at ewha university station