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Korean Cafe Culture: 3 Cafes by Gangnam Station Worth Visiting

Posted on Thu, Apr 12, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Cafes, cafes everywhere. Huge chains. Themed paradises. Underground gems. One never needs to look too far to find a place to enjoy a cup of coffee and a cute, delicious array of desserts. It is truly one of the charms of Korean culture. Cafes are places to study, work, catch up with friends, or get to know a new love interest. In the mornings, cafes offer a peaceful environment to work, study or wake up with a strong brew. The atmosphere completely changes once it hits around 5PM, and everyone is meeting friends and lovers after work or school. All cafes become packed. One must first find a seat, reserve it, then order. Employees tone down their establishment’s lights and change their playlist for proper socializing.

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Tags: Cafes, Gangnam Style, Gangnam, Gangnam Station, coffee, coffee shop, coffee in Korea, culture

Korea & Its Cafes: Animal Edition

Posted on Mon, May 12, 2014 @ 05:47 PM

Cafe culture in Korea is taken seriously -- cafes are on every corner in my neighborhood. In addition to your run of the mill coffee shops, cafes with specific themes abound. I've posted previously about my visits to a board game cafe and the Mustoy cafe, but I have to admit, when I came to Korea, I was the most excited about the availability of a cafe theme I hadn't encountered before: animals.

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Tags: coffee in Korea, cafes in Korea, dog cafes in korea, things to do before leaving korea, doggy cafe, Cafe, Dr Fish, coffee shop, tourist attractions, coffee, cat, Cafes, tourist spots in Korea, Activities to do in Korea

Standing Coffee: I found the best coffee in Seoul, Korea.

Posted on Mon, Oct 14, 2013 @ 02:44 PM

Here is a vlog (video blog) from my favorite coffee shop in Seoul that stands out from the rest!

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Tags: seoul, Itaewon, Cafe, coffee shop, coffee, Noksapyeong, Standing coffee, blue lemonade, alcohol

8 Food Finds For Foreigners in Seoul, Korea

Posted on Wed, May 08, 2013 @ 04:25 PM

From time to time while teaching English in Korea, you'll most likely get cravings for non-Korean meals and snacks. Itaewon, an international neighborhood in Seoul, offers a selection of food from all over the world, including sweets that you're missing from home. Here is my list of the most suggested places for any foreigner to visit in Itaewon!

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Tags: Itaewon, restaurant, dessert, sandwich, Moroccan, coffee, Spanish, cucpake

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