AND.Here Cafe — Seungri’s Panda Cafe in Seoul (Dongsungdong)

Before this, I was in Beansbins Coffee in Samcheongdong UPDATE! If you're here because you want to visit Seungri's cafe, I hate to say—the end's here for AND.Here. As of January 2019, AND.Here Cafe is permanently closed, and the building now sits empty on Dongsung-gil. I didn't realize right away when I wrote this post; … Continue reading AND.Here Cafe — Seungri’s Panda Cafe in Seoul (Dongsungdong)

Beansbins Coffee in Seoul (Samcheongdong)

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)

2Z Coffee Takeout — A Coffee Stand in Namdaemun Market, Seoul

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

Hollys Coffee in Seoul (Jong-ro)

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)