또옹카페 (Poop Cafe)
Cafés / Korea / Seoul

또옹카페 (Poop Cafe)

At first glance, 또옹카페 is a seemingly normal cafe, despite the odd name painted in huge letters across the windows. They also recently added drawings of the 12 zodiacs to the windows. However, once you get closer, you start to realize that there is a tree inside decorated with colorful poop-shaped papers. Then, once you are inside, you … Continue reading

Decoa Balim (데코아발림)
Cafés / Korea / Seoul

Decoa Balim (데코아발림)

The name Decoa Balim comes from the combination of the words “decorations” and “cocoa balim,” which is some type of cacao. Owner Oh Seung Jin wanted to create a unique name that would capture the decorative interior of his shop along with the chocolate that is used in many of his desserts. While Decoa Balim has been around for the past … Continue reading

Banana Tree
Cafés / Korea / Seoul

Banana Tree

이태원 (Itaewon) is a melting pot of cultural diversity, not just in regards to the people, but the restaurants and cafes as well. The streets are jam packed with a wide assortment of unique and delicious places to peak your tongue’s interest. I never had much of an excuse to linger around 이태원, but since … Continue reading