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Top 5 Things to do When Visiting Hongdae

Posted on Tue, Dec 29, 2015 @ 03:30 PM

It seems to be a right of passage that when a new teacher joins my team at ChungDahm, within the first semester we as a group must all experience Hongdae together. Hongdae, located in Eastern Seoul, is one of the most popular areas for expats and university students alike. Located in front of Hongik University (Green subway line #2), it’s the perfect place to spend both the day and night. Here are some of my top suggestions to do while you are there.

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Tags: shopping in Korea, hongdae, cafes in Korea, Nightlife in Korea, Late night eating, night life, doggy cafe

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

Only in Korea: Enjoy a Cup of Coffee with a Furry Friend

Posted on Sun, Jan 06, 2013 @ 04:30 PM

A doggy cafe is exactly how it sounds, it's a cafe full of dogs running around and playing with you. It is the perfect compliment for coffee and animal lovers in Korea. For the most part, the dogs are of all ages, all different kinds. It is a great place to go to for people like me who are in love with dogs, but cannot have one. There are a few cafes in Seoul, Sunnyne Cafe, the one I visited is located in Hongdae while teaching English in Korea.
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Tags: hongdae, doggy cafe, Cafe, dog, pet, only in Korea

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