How I Spent My Last 12,000 Won on a Hamburger-Shaped iPhone Case
With just moments to go before boarding my flight from Seoul to Beijing, I had 12,000 Korean won (about $11) left, and it was buring a hole in my pocket.
I was surrounded primarily by overpriced duty-free shops, which, annoyingly, only took U.S. dollars. Thankfully, there was an Internet cafe that had a handful of goods for sale, including one or two tech products. There were a few USB drives, but who needs another one of those?
Then I saw it — an iPhone 4 case shaped like a hamburger bun. Turns out it was originally priced at 20,000 won, but had been marked down to 10,000. Sold!
Then, with the remainder, I made it a combo, buying a real-life Coca-Cola light (what we in the States know as my beloved Diet Coke).
And with that, I bid Seoul a fond farewell.