Nose Threadlift – an educational post

Nose Threadlift is growing in popularity in the enhancement of Asian noses. This is not at all surprising since it has its advantages over Nose Filler, such as:

  1. Giving greater definition to the bridge while still looking natural,
  2. Straightening the nose bridge in some cases,
  3. Creating a higher nose bridge,
  4. Lifting the tip to make it sharper in a way nose tip filler cannot do,
  5. Reducing the nose tip ala for a smaller looking nose tip.

Yes indeed, it is amazing what the Nose Threadlift can do that a Nose Filler may not be able to achieve.

The Nose Threadlift procedure is certainly growing in demand due to the limitations of nose filler augmentation. If you are wondering how it is done, here is a detailed and comprehensive description of the procedure and results!

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What is Nose Threadlift?

The threads used for the Nose Threadlift procedure are called PDO (polydixanone) threads. The PDO threads have been scientifically proven to be fully absorbed by the body after some time. As the PDO threads dissolve over time, they create new collagen, and tissue fibroblasts in the skin, which results in tighter skin, hence enhancing the nose’s definition and contour.

This is what the threads look like:

Notice the cogs on the thread for an effective lift?

In addition, once inserted, the Nose Threadlift act as a scaffolding structure which immediately helps to contour, give definition, sharpen, lift and or shape the nose as desired without surgery.

If you want to have a higher and straighter nose without invasive nose implant surgery or the risks of Nose Filler, Nose Threadlift may be your answer.

How to do a Nose Threadlift? How is the Nose Threadlift done?

we will be showing you how a nose threadlift is done at Tiffiny Yang Aesthetics

We will be showing you how a nose threadlift is done at Tiffiny Yang Aesthetics & Surgery

The process of Nose Threadlift is actually a simple one and can be completed in under 15 minutes. It is relatively painless, especially since numbing cream and local anesthesia is always used for every Nose Threadlift procedure.

The specifics of the Nose Threadlift procedure may vary between doctors, as skill and perception differs. We have studied all the possible applications of the Nose Threadlift and found the most effective one for the best results before recommending it to all our clients.

We give a brief description below on how the procedure is easily executed:

Step 1: the ideal point for placing the Nose Threadlift is located and marked. This is vital for placement of the Nose Threadlift for best results.

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Step 2: local anesthesia quickly numbs the entire nose area in preparation for the Nose Threadlift treatment.

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Step 3: a small injection is placed at the correct point on the nose before insertion of the Nose Threadlift.

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Only 1 tiny injection point at the tip of the nose is required for the entire treatment procedure.

Step 4: The threads are placed horizontally into the nose bridge and vertically into the nose tip. The procedure is now painless because of the anesthesia and is over in under 15 minutes.

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Finished!

Result: the bridge is enhanced and higher; the tip is smaller and sharper in appearance, without much downtime.😉

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How long does the Nose Threadlift last?

The results of the Nose Threadlift generally last from 1 to 2 years.

It should be noted that there is a partial effect that is semi-permanent. This is because the Nose Threadlift creates new collagen within the skin and tightens the skin as time goes by.

For best results, 1 repeat treatment at 6 to 12 months is highly recommended.

As to the number of threads required for optimal results, it depends greatly from one individual to the other. The optimal number of threads will be advised by our doctors after consultation.

What are the possible side effects of Nose Threadlift?

There is very little side effect and almost no downtime at all, since it only involves a single injection site at the tip of the nose.

As compared to Nose Filler, migration or broadening is far less common and risk of lumps almost nil. Some discomfort is expected for the following week, just like in a Nose Filler, but it mostly resolves within a fortnight.

The risk for infection with any implantation procedure is present, albeit low. Care with sterility during the procedure is of utmost importance to avoid infection, as well as after care – please do not apply makeup or facial products on the treated area until at least 3 hours after the procedure.

Does the type of Nose Threads used matter?

It certainly does!

Apart from the doctor’s skill, the results of a Nose Threadlift procedure is also much dependent on the type of threads used.

A lot of threads currently in use today are short and smooth mono threads, which gives no or minimal results because they are too thin and smooth and therefore are unable to provide sufficient scaffolding to lift the nose sufficiently. On the other hand, threads that are too thick are more likely to cause scarring.

On the other hand, the screw cog nose threads used by us are different from usual threads because the screw cog nose threads are peppered with cogs, maximizing the scaffolding, lifting, and contouring effect of the nose. Only 1 treatment session is required to see visible good results with little downtime or side effects, as compared to repeated treatments required for other types of threads, therefore minimizing pain, time and cost.

Why do some Nose Threadlift not give sufficient result?

Short thin threads do not give a good result, if at all, and you may very well be wasting your time and money. Threads that are too thick can leave a scar at the injection point. Threads with the correct type of cog gives the best lift and effect for the nose bridge and tip. One must choose wisely.😉

If you have attempted Nose Threadlift before but does not think the results good at all, it is likely due to any of the below:

  1. Wrong type of Nose Threads used
  2. Wrong number of Nose Threads placed
  3. Wrong technique of placement of Nose Threads to maximize its potential lifting effect.

This is what the threads should look like. Notice the cogs along the length of the threads, which are necessary for the lifting effect:

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The right thickness and the presence of cogs are essential to an effective nose threadlift. Otherwise, the procedure only acts to firm up the skin of the nose, rather than give a lifting effect.

Is the Nose Threadlift procedure suitable for men too?

Nose Threadlift is a very good option for nose augmentation in men, especially in conjunction with Nose Filler, to give a high and defined result. As males tend to be bigger in build, the number of threads required may be more, as compared to an average female.

This procedure can be done for both men and women with good result of nose bridge lifting and nose tip sharpening.

How many sessions are required to achieve a good result?

Only one session is required! The results are dependent on the type and number of threads used rather than on the number of sessions. As long as sufficient of the right type of threads are used, the results will be visible right after a single procedure.

Which to choose: Nose Filler or Nose Threadlift?

This depends very much on your objective and desired nose appearance. For nose bridge height adjustment, filler is still the better option; whereas for creating definition and contouring, threadlift is the choice.*

Better still, combine both the nose filler with the nose threadlift for a full and complete nose makeover – if dramatic is what you are looking for. For a sharper, smaller looking nose tip, I also highly recommend a combination of both nose filler and nose threadlift.

This latest innovation in beauty medicine is fasting gaining ground in South Korea, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore because it is proving to be a viable alternative to other methods of nose augmentation – and in some cases, the better choice. It is certainly an option to consider, apart from nose filler augmentation or nose implant rhinoplasty, due to the low risks and good results!

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For more information, you may visit this website: http://www.tiffinyyangclinic.com/non-surgical-nose-threadlift/

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trainer week at AAAM~

Long week for me as assistant trainer to Dr Marcelo Suarez from Chicago and Dr Mucio Porto from Brazil at AAAM on Thursday and Friday!

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ongoing training at AAAM

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as trainer with Dr Marcelo Suarez and Dr Mucio Porto

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aaam delegates and trainers

with AAAM delegates after the training session

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Birkin lady or Kelly babe?

I have long observed my clientele toting their legendary Birkins and equally elusive Kellys to draw a certain conclusion: you are either a Birkin type of lady or a Kelly type of babe; there is seldom much overlap.

Insofar as I have noted of my patient populace, a lady who carries the charming Birkin almost always seem to carry only Birkins during her visits and the babe who slings the pretty Kelly almost always bring only Kellys whenever we meet. Perhaps they have one (or a few) of the sister bag sitting well-preserved in their walk-in wardrobe back home, but the default preference is always to bring the type that she has a penchant for.

According to what I have researched (by reading online, really), the Birkin was created to be an elegant weekend bag, great for its convenience and ease of use, while at the same time looking fine and classy. The Kelly is supposedly suitable for business luncheons, formal meetings and events, giving a flair of sophistication and an awfully polished look. Both are equally painful to obtain from the actual Hermes store, which has consequently created a cult following of the high and mighty Birkin/Kelly bags.

So I have been wondering: what makes one a Birkin lady or a Kelly babe?

It is possible that those who prefer the Birkin tend to be more mature, experienced with the ways of the world, enjoy the practical and the tasteful at the same time. And those who lean towards the Kelly may tend to be more girly, perhaps even princessy, and prioritise elegance and a pristine image above convenience or practicality. This is an observation, at least, in my local context.

the birkin

That’s not to say, of course, that the Birkin lady cannot also occasionally be a Kelly babe and vice versa. You may observe that even if the Birkin lady happens to use a Kelly, she wears it like a Birkin. Nonetheless, there are hordes of people who own hordes of both and do not care less which they use – this post is not to decide that for you.

No question what type I probably am.🙂

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For everyone who actually comprehend what I am writing here, to add to the frivolity of this chatter…

the himalayan blanc croc birkin

THE himalayan blanc croc birkin… isn’t this the dream???😀

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review on Hakkasan Hanway Place, London

Hakkasan is a Michelin star award winning restaurant offering Cantonese cuisine, with the brand initially debuting as an upscale, modern Chinese restaurant in the West End of London, England, at Hanway Place. We decided to visit when we were in London, June 2016!

hakkasan sign

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entrance to hakkasan restaurant

all the receptionists wore the same matt blue dress.

all the receptionists wore the same matt blue dress, whereas all the waitresses wore the same matt red dress.

hakkasan hanway place

we were sitting right here!

The maitre’d was very friendly, even took note of the special requests we placed in when Centurion called to reserve a place for us. ^_^”’

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Being our first time, we tried the signature menu which serves most of their famous dishes. I must say the signature dishes are worthy of their reputation indeed.

Please read the captions to know what the dishes are!

salt and pepper squid

Rather common appetiser but yummy nonetheless.

the famous dim sum platter: har hau, scallop siew mai, Chinese chive dumpling, duck and yam bean dumpling

Their famous dim sum platter! However, I found it to be only so-so. I think the dim sum you can find in Hong Kong is definitely more interesting.

Roast chicken in satay sauce

spicy prawn with lily bulb and almond… it is essentially curry prawn, but very non spicy to suit the local taste.

Both of the above: five star in taste and presentation too! I will rate these 2 dishes my top favourites that night, possibly because they are more akin to Nanyang dishes that remind me of home. Others may beg to differ if they come from other cultures.😀

pan fried silver cod

stir fry black pepper rib eye beef with merlot; this is a popular dish in Chinese restaurants nowadays.

There are food trends that waxes and wanes. This style of stir fry black pepper beef (with the rice cone) is trending in Hong Kong too, right now. This is currently one of my favourites — I need to consume more beef to replenish my iron stores after my pregnancies.😀

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Of course, standard seasonal vegetables and my son’s favourite egg fried rice. We also added the truffle caviar home made jade tofu, with morel, bamboo pith and ginkgo nut… but it wasn’t that yummy and we regretted this choice.

I’m also rather surprised how easy it was to find egg fried rice in London – it was available almost everywhere.😀

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Desserts to finish the meal: bitter chocolate cake with raspberry ice cream & lemon meringue with vanilla ice cream! Exquisite taste and maximum freshness. Six star!! Sweet finish to an enjoyable dinner.

tiffiny yangMy advice: stick to the signature recommendations and you can’t go wrong.

Cheers!

xoxo, Tiffiny

 

 

 

 

By the way, Singapore just launched the Michelin guide for local restaurants! The only 3 star restaurant: Joel Robuchon, French contemporary cuisine. Gotta try it soon!😀

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We have moved to Orchard Building #12-02!

This is the day we are glad indeed! We have moved to Orchard Building, #12-02, 1 Grange Road, S239693 (above H&M fashion store).

We are very delighted with our swanky new place – check it out!😀

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reception desk

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Tiffiny Yang’s

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And it’s business as usual from 15 July 2016! Thank you all for your patronage.🙂

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In the mood for an inextricably short skirt today…

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Photograph by Ed Sheeran

This song “Photograph” has been playing over and over again on cable news recently for controversy, but it is so catchy that it is now playing over and over in my head as my new fave jingle.😀

The Independent wrote that the writer “Ed Sheeran is being sued for $20m (£13.8m) for allegedly ripping off a song by 2010 X Factor winner Matt Cardle.

The chart-topping singer-songwriter is accused of “verbatim, note-for-note copying” for his number one ballad “Photograph”, which Cardle’s songwriters Martin Harrington and Thomas Leonard say steals from their track “Amazing”.

Apparently, the original song didn’t make it past 50,000 sales but this un-original version made the UK billboards for consecutive weeks. Well, time and chance happens to us all, doesn’t it? It’s just like how Friendster saw a tragic demise, whereas Facebook made billions for its maker – I mean, aren’t they almost the same thing??😀

Here’s the song for you to enjoy:

The MTV so touched me because it reminds me so much of my own dear babes. The song’s strains echoes my heart one day when they are all grown, become their own man and strike out on their own – even then, I probably won’t be able to let them go. Hopefully they can keep me “in the pocket of their ripped jeans” and whisper to me to wait for them to come home. You won’t ever be alone..

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caught in the nude!

nude is in!

Kim Kardashian in a nude body tight dress~

Nude seems to be the in thing now – celebrities parading around in colours that leave little to imagination and Christian Louboutin is perpetually sold out of nudes.

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at Hermes private opening event with Kellyn last Thurs~🙂

Check out my lovely new Christian Louboutins in nude!!! Am loving how they look like they disappear and make my legs look loooonger. (Bought mine in Hong Kong – couldn’t find them in SG.)😀

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Here’s to us!😉

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Review: Peninsula Hotel, Spring Moon Restaurant, T’ang Court Restaurant

Was back in Hong Kong again (it’s like my second home!) in February 2016 for another threadlift session by AAAM. I was there on Dr Rhee’s invitation, as his assistant trainer to the delegates! It was nice helping the delegates get the hang of it.

AAAM threadlift workshop

AAAM threadlift workshop

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my outfit for the day

All work and no play makes Tiffy a dull girl – so, unabashedly, work was only (a small) part of the trip.😉

We stayed at the Peninsula hotel. As part of Centurion membership benefits, we got a free upgrade to junior suite! And it was luxurious

peninsula hotel, hong kong

this is the view from the sky garden at peninsula hotel, hong kong

this is the view from the sky garden at peninsula hotel, hong kong

Clockwise from top right: hot tea waiting for us, living room, 55 inch tv, study

Clockwise from top right: hot tea waiting for us, living room, 55 inch tv, study

bedroom with a couch for lazing around

bedroom with a couch for lazing around

walk in dressing room, complete with valet box and dressing table.

walk in dressing room, complete with valet box and dedicated dressing table.

posh bathroom, with shower area, toilet area and tv in bathtub; full amenities.

full marble bathroom, with shower area, toilet area and tv in bathtub; 2x wash basins for him and for her, as well as comprehensive amenities.

Have you ever seen a scissors provided for by a hotel??

Have you ever seen a scissors provided for as part of the common amenities by any hotel??

Felt so at home, that I almost didn’t wanna go home.😀 Also as part of Centurion membership benefits, the hotel gave HKD 2340 credit to spend on anything we wanted in the hotel, so we splurged it on the Spring Moon Restaurant, Peninsula Hotel and I went for a Balinese massage in the hotel spa.

Peninsula hotel spa… Balinese massage with a view of the harbor.

Peninsula hotel spa… Balinese massage with a view of the harbor; served with free flow hot ginger & lemongrass tea. There were cool and heated jacuzzis, 3 saunas, resting rooms with a view and lots of Evian water bottles.

Note: Only the yummiest dishes at Spring Moon restaurant, Peninsula Hotel are recommended below.

Above: Steamed chicken rolls with abalone, fish maw and black mushrooms; below: baked barbecued pork puffs

Above: Steamed chicken rolls with abalone, fish maw and black mushrooms. Below: Baked barbecued pork puffs.

Star dish: Deluxe dumpling with abalone in supreme soup.

Star dish: steamed Sicilian shrimp and minced pork dumpling

Star dish: Deluxe dumpling with abalone in supreme soup.

Star dish: Deluxe dumpling with abalone in supreme soup. This is actually my favourite! If you break the dumpling within the soup, the contents flow out to mix with the broth and make each mouthful rich and savoury.

Wagyu beef stir fried in black pepper sauce and red capsicum with rice pops. Surprisingly yummy with a very interesting improved taste of the usual black pepper beef.

Wagyu beef stir fried in black pepper sauce and red capsicum with crunchy rice pops. Surprisingly yummy with a very interesting improved taste of the usual black pepper beef.

The next night, we visited T’ang Court at Langham Hotel, Hong Kong. It was just upgraded from 2-star to 3-star Michelin this year and the place was since fully booked. We used to be able to get a reservation easily until this time – we had to twist their arm to give us a table and we could not be on waiting list since our visit was so short.

T'ang Court, Langham Hotel

Complimentary appetizer before dinner

Complimentary appetizer before dinner

Executive Chef Kwong's recommendation: Steamed egg white with Alaskan crab meat, bird's nest and minced Yunnam ham.

Executive Chef Kwong’s recommendation: Steamed egg white with Alaskan crab meat, bird’s nest and minced Yunnam ham.

The egg white is hidden below the sweet broth that covers it and in the centre, a heap of bird’s nest topped with juicy crab meat. Heavenly taste. I strongly recommend you to try this one.

Baked seafood rice with cream sauce in crab shell

Baked seafood rice with cream sauce in crab shell… yup, fried rice in a whole crab shell.

Tang Court's Award Winning DIshes: Stir fried fresh lobster with spring onions, red onions and shallots.

T’ang Court’s Award Winning Dishes: Stir fried fresh lobster with spring onions, red onions and shallots.

This one takes the cake, surely. It won the Best of the Best Culinary Award – Gold with Distinction Award at Bonnaire, Variance Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru Brut, Champagne, France. When the dish was served, we were immediately wow-ed by the fragrance wafting from it and still smelt of it even after we have left the restaurant. The taste of it was no less impressive. That is, if you are not offended by the copious amounts of Chinese parsley in this dish, like Jonathan was.😀 To me, it is certainly the most memorable dish I have ever laid tongue on.

Tang Court's Award Winning Dishes: Sauteed prawns and crab roe accompanied with golden-fried pork and crab meat puffs.

T’ang Court’s Award Winning Dishes: Sauteed prawns and crab roe accompanied with golden-fried pork and crab meat puffs.

Even though this one was also the other award winning dish, it seemed only so-so. Not much to comment about it. Heh…

Overall, we were very impressed with the dining experience at T’ang Court this visit. If you are visiting T’ang Court in the next few months, the award winning stir-fried lobster dish and the egg white with crab meat & bird’s nest dish are must-try! They change the menu all the time, so be sure to catch it before it goes.🙂

Cheers! xoxo, Tiffiny
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What to do in Seoul, South Korea

Over the recent chinese new year holidays, we took a trip to Seoul for a few days. It was a short stint but great, nonetheless!🙂

We wanted to try the new premium economy that was recently launched by Singapore Airlines SQ15 and SQ16. The seats were swanky and new and comfortable enough – a marked difference from the usual packed-like-sardines economy class seating, yet not as pricey as business class. I suppose it gives good bang for buck.🙂

sq16 premium economy class seat

sq16 premium economy class seat

sq16 premium economy class seat

Many of us travel to South Korea these days, what with it being the plastic surgery capital of Asia. So what can we do during our stay there?

NAMSAN

Namsan is located in the heart of Seoul and was originally known as Ingyeongsan. It was renamed as Namsan because the mountain looked like it stood tall towards the south when it was seen from Gyeongbokgung Palace.

We took a cable car ride up the mountain and trekked down the cut stone steps after that. Took 10 minutes to ride up and 30 minutes to walk down.

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Located at the peak of Namsan mountain is the Seoul Tower. You could visit the top of the tower to see the view of almost the entire Seoul city, since Namsan is in a rather central location. We didn’t go up though, since the view from beneath the tower was breathtaking enough already.

seoul tower

A recent attraction for courting couples is “Locks of Love”, where thousands of padlocks attached to the fence by romantic Seoulites symbolizing their undying affection. Two TV stars, singer Alex and model Sinae, were seen dating there in the MBC reality program “We’ve Got Married”, making this practice of love declaration popular again.

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GYEONGBOKGUNG PALACE

Since it was located nearby – a short 10 min taxi ride away, we had to drop by Gyeongbokgung Palace, which was erected at the foot of Bugaksan after King Yaeje Lee.

pardon my messy hair - it was very windy~

pardon my messy hair – it was very windy that day~

 

The water of the moat and pond in the photos below was frozen over. How cool is that.😀

gyeong bok gung palace

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You could see many young girls walking the palace grounds in traditional Korean costumes, even when there is no ongoing event. They were actively taking photos and selfies, maybe for their blogs.😉 I wish I could wear one of those colorful costumes too.

MYEONG DONG

We stayed at the Westin Chosun hotel – 5 minute walk away from Myeong Dong street. We love the street food there and visited every night for steamed egg buns, fried tornado potato, grilled oysters on shell, grilled lobster at SGD 10, spicy rice cake and Jeju strawberries. It is a must-go for foodies.🙂 Occasionally, they also sell pumpkin soup which is apparently great for reducing post surgery swelling.

DONGDAEMUN

Shopping haven for shopaholics, no doubt. Apparently wholesale shops, but not so “wholesale” prices actually. Yet, the variety of men’s and women’s clothes, bags and accessories will blow your mind. This is my favorite shopping place in all the world to get all my clothes and accessories to last me the year.😀

There is an art museum located at Dongdaemun that lights up prettily at night. It is built upon an ancient monument and my son thinks the exterior looks like a spaceship.

dondaemun art museum

My 2 most favorite haunts are Migliore and Maxtyle. I visit them every time I visit Seoul. But do note they are wholesale centers, so there is no food or beverage available for tired shoppers. Forget about the shopping mall Doota – they seem to take their goods from one of the shop centres next door to them and then jack up the prices to standard shopping mall prices, so you pay twice what you would just across the street. They do have some F&B though, for the weary shopper to rest their feet.🙂

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One of the dresses I got from shopping centre Migliore at Dongdaemun.

Most South Koreans seem capable of speaking some basic English (more than one would expect) and very fluent in Mandarin too, so there is absolutely no problem in getting around. Very friendly people too.

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