Before this, I was at 2Z Coffee in Namdaemun Market For my second night in Seoul, I transferred to a hanok-style guesthouse in Sagan-dong, a very quiet neighborhood east of Gyeongbokgung Palace, in Jongno-gu. Samcheongdong was just to the north, a short walk away from Raon Hanok Guesthouse where I stayed. I chose this guesthouse … Continue reading Beansbins Coffee in Seoul (Samcheongdong)
Before this, I was in Hollys Coffee On my first full day in Seoul, I also explored Namdaemun Market, which is within a long but bearable walking distance of 24 Guesthouse Myeongdong City where I stayed. After enjoying some street food at the market, I walked around to find some refreshment and a coffee stand … Continue reading 2Z Coffee Takeout — A Coffee Stand in Namdaemun Market, Seoul
On my first morning in Seoul, I woke up early for the divine purpose of coffee and breakfast. I got up before 6 AM and got out to a chilly and dewy still-sleeping city, with most restaurants and cafes still closed. I walked around hoping to find a small local coffee shop to no avail. … Continue reading Hollys Coffee in Seoul (Jong-ro)
When the world was cooking and rotating and God was about to sprinkle coffee, Seoul was right at his face.
For someone who's away from home and trapped in a concrete jungle, coffee shops are my oasis, a heavenly refuge.