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Purikura Japanese Photo Booth at Round1 Arcade

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Korean Experiences

I wouldn’t exactly classify this as a “Korean Experience” but I did not have an appropriate series to classify it under.

Over the past weekend I visited Round1 arcade with my family. For those of you whom are unfamiliar with Round1 it is an arcade chain that originated in Japan. Famous for its UFO Catcher machines and various instant win games. The arcade also houses a variety of “Purikura” Japanese Photo Booth machines.

These machines are infamous for the Kawaii decorations and backgrounds you can add to your photos. A big drawing factor of these machines is the ability to alter your appearance with these machines. You can make your eyes appear larger or smaller, add makeup, change your hair color and so much more.

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#MyKPop Reality Show MNet America

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Korean Experiences

If you are unaware of the television network called MNet America then you may have missed out on one of the most interesting KPop related American reality TV shows.

The show “#MyKPop” emphasizes the power of the hashtag on social media. Through hashtags people all over the world are able to connect with others and bond over their love for KPop.

Original Casting Call. Note this is from 2013 and is not current.
Original Casting Call. Note this is from 2013 and is NOT current.

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Tous Les Jours Bakery

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Korean Experiences

Tous Les Jours is a Korean Bakery that has a French influence. It could be described as a fusion bakery, however I wouldn’t exactly categorize this bakery as fusion cuisine.

The items I have bought from this bakery have always been fresh and the bread is very soft.

Love the packaging.
Love the packaging.

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