This is What Summer Looks Like in South Korea

Walking through my neighbourhood this week, I captured the essence of what summer looks like in South Korea. Empty coffee cups everywhere. Empty packets of cigarettes. This area has a lot of office buildings and it is not uncommon to see office workers standing around smoking and drinking a LOT of ice coffee. Yes, even during this pandemic.

Photo Diary: Walking around Deoksugung on a Seoul Summer’s Day

eaceful and gave me such a cool relief from the sticky summer air here in Seoul.

Feeling too uncool to be at Arco Cafe, Seongsu-dong, Seoul

Edit: This cafe has since changed its name to ‘Scene Coffee’, you can see more images in this post. If you’ve been feeling a little bit too cool with all of this staying home in your pyjamas business, then head to Seongsu to level out your ego a little bit. The customers at this newContinue reading “Feeling too uncool to be at Arco Cafe, Seongsu-dong, Seoul”

I’m not cool enough to go to cafes in Seongsu-dong, Seoul

Edit: Acro Cafe has since changed its name to ‘Scene Coffee’, you can see more images in this post. If you’ve been feeling a little bit too cool with all of this staying home in your pyjamas business, then head to Seongsu to level out your ego a little bit. The customers at this newContinue reading “I’m not cool enough to go to cafes in Seongsu-dong, Seoul”

How to Order Coffee in Korean

If you ever travel to South Korea, or you’re already here, you will most likely spend a lot of your time in cafes, ordering coffee and then drinking said coffee. Coffee is a big part of Korea’s culture, and is viewed as more of a social drink rather than a ‘if I don’t have aContinue reading “How to Order Coffee in Korean”

Korean Cafe Vibes ft. eating an $8 Tart in Gangnam, Seoul, South Korea

The cafe I went to today was called Urban Rabbit, located in Gangnam nearest to exit 11 on line 2 or Sinnonhyeon exit 5 on line 9. The tart wasn’t overly tasty but I was in a dessert mood. The tart cost 8,000 won (what the actual heck) and it was 90% whipped cream. TheContinue reading “Korean Cafe Vibes ft. eating an $8 Tart in Gangnam, Seoul, South Korea”