The Hwawon @ Eight Seconds, Garosu-gil, Seoul [Korea Trip]

The beautiful facade, Holland-inspired, was the reason a second look was given. Its monotone design made the building stand out amidst the monotonous concrete two-storey buildings lined along the famous café street Garosu-gil. Even its name, Eight Seconds, instantly sounded magical (instead of ridiculous). Nestled behind huge potted plants is a café aptly named The…

Café Oui @ Garosu-gil, Seoul [Korea Trip]

Seoul occupies a special place in my heart, having stayed there for an extended period (before this blog was started). I was very stoked when I planned for a trip back there last October. It is one capital that possesses a strong café culture, with streets and areas dedicated to cafés – not just any…