Basically everything I could want in a hip coffee shop. Two floors, a small terrace, lots of drink choices, open 24 hours, constant stream of pop music… I walked by this place a million times before finally stopping in with the intent to study for a couple hours. The door situation was really confusing, but…… Continue reading Gabie | 가비애
As much as I love Korean bbq and greasy fried foods, sometimes I just want to eat a salad. I’m lucky enough to live walking distance from (one location of) Again Refresh and their delicious salad bowls. Right outside exit 3 of Hongdae station is a great little park lined with all kinds of cafes,…… Continue reading Again Refresh
Hamburgers! The quintessential American food. For some reason it can be difficult to find a good burger in this city, but I Am A Burger does things right without costing your whole paycheck (still kinda pricey though). This is the burger I always crave when I’m hungover, and luckily they deliver through various delivery apps~…… Continue reading I Am A Burger | 아이엠어버거
Part cafe, part bar, part live music venue. This is a great place for a chill afternoon studying, a casual date, or to hear some local (generally indie) music acts. Just a short walk from Sangsu station (near the Hongdae area), 제비다방 (swallow coffee shop?) is pretty easy to find thanks to its bright red…… Continue reading 제비다방/취한제비
I love finding cafes that I absolutely love! Especially when they are close enough to home that I can walk, and surrounded by a nice neighborhood. Really the only negative point I have about Cafe 129-11 is the price, making it more of a special occasion place than a daily study spot. The cafe, named…… Continue reading 카페일이구일일 | Cafe 129-11
Eclairs are long tube desserts, elephants have long tube trunks… that’s the connection right? Either way, I love cute names & specialty desserts. But I do prefer my desserts to be at least as tasty as they are beautiful, and these eclairs only look impressive. Along one of the main roads from Hongik Uni. is…… Continue reading 엘리펀트비트 | Elephant Bit
The whole place looks bright & airy & lovely. Plus they have a cat illustration on their sign. Of course I’m going to check it out.