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last month when my best friend (Megu) visited me before I left Korea for good, I was invited to Grevin to tour around their museum. and it was really beyond my expectations! and oh, that day I found out that Brad Pitt’s actually taller than me! (since I am quite a tall girl for Asian standards)

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situated just right outside Euljiro-1-ga’s exit 1, it was very easy to locate. and *quite* nearby there’s this famous cafe called Hanyakbang Coffee.

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so why you should go to Grevin? well, because it’s the only one in Asia. other’s are located wayyy too far from Asia.

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upon entry, we saw this ajosshi, so.. picture taim!

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and at a random corner, there was like a whole section dedicated for a famous baseball player in Korea. and you can even try tossing balls yourself! (I missed all of mine though T_T.)

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HELLO SEONBAENIM! fun fact: Bae Yong Jun, Song Joong Ki, Krystal, Joo Won… etc. were all from my University xD.

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and the two supposedly hottest guys in Korea the last gen.


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Kung-fu masters kicking my butt.

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random waiter~

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it’s rude to point at someone like that!

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pretending to karate his fingers off (Godfather scene?)

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another fun fact: the kids I teach English had always said that I have ET fingers, because it’s really long and slender ._. in a very weird way.

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trying to fit in with Rambo.

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first time betting in a “casino” and no money was involved hahaha. I really like Grevin because of the fun-filled activities they prepared. hence it ain’t just a boring wax museum.

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she’s the 50,000won lady!!!

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all hail King Sejong!

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thank you for inventing Hangeul. I kid you not, you can learn how to read and write Korean in just a few hours all thanks to the great King Sejong. because he made it so simple and easy to learn! also, the purpose of the huge revamp was a part of his plans on getting rid of illiteracy and it worked so well!

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time for some math class with le geniuses.

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the person that everyone look up to. you don’t have to be good in school to be a genius; that’s what Einstein taught me.

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and with the two most famous Pope’s in Korea!

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thank you Ghandi, for all that you have done!

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after meeting admirable people from all walks of life, it’s time to meet some politicians on the second floor!

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so there’s even a room inside private jets?! how cool is that!

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Obama is MUCH MUCH MUCH taller than expected.

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just chillin with the President of China

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and going on a hat party with Queen Elizabeth.

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spam spam.

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Asiana probably have the best in-flight toilet haha.

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Megu ordering Trump around. oh wells.

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and then there’s Megu driving a plane. (wow so multi-talented). Captain DiCarpio was behind too!

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a picture with Christiano Ronaldo is a must!

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no joke but my friend Peter looks exactly like Park Ji Sung.

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I absolutely failed in basket ball. but still a little better than Megu xD.

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Park Chan Ho the most famous baseball player in Korea (or the world? D=)

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and if you’re into golf… even Charlie Chaplin’s there!

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some random “trick eye” art pieces.

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I kind of liked this part of the museum because..

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you get to learn how they make them wax figures, and also turn yourself into a digital wax figure!

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it’s really scary without colour tho =S.

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so.. this is how it looked like, although I look completely ridiculous.

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OHAI! that’s me and Psy! I look so scary hahaha. I know.

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Marilyn Monroe, the iconic artist who’s in every single wax museum haha.

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I was shocked to see Van Gough! never actually knew how he looked like, but I could recognize that this is him right away!

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and a random photobooth in the middle. there are really a lot of activities to do in this museum!

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welcome to my emo world.

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some more iconic people! do you know who’s that on the bottom right? (p i c a s o!)

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the person whom I looked up to the most in Korea; Andre Kim. he makes the most talented fashion designer I’ve ever seen, and he absolutely does not give a **** to what other people say about him, as long as he thinks that it’s fashionable.

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Tyra Banks and Lady Diana

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with the global oppa; GD.

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nice.. uh, bra.

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like seriously, do I look like her? I got like at least 30 comments on me looking like her when the drama “doctors” came out. .__.. *I wish*

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the last section was totally for K-DRAMA. they had a set where you can even see yourself on the big screen! that was pretty fun haha.

well that’s all! I think I only managed to take pictures of less than half of all the famous people morphed into these realistic wax figurines. there were so many and I was absolutely not expecting that. like I said, it wasn’t just wax figures but there were a lot of other little fun activities to do too! so I think that it’s absolutely worth a visit if you find yourself in Seoul! expect to spend around 2 hours in there and I would urge you to arrive as early as possible to avoid the crowd!

that’s all for now!

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