Posts tagged “seoul”.

June 25th, 2010

MMMG Cafe & Store

While John was visiting Seoul, we visited quite a few of those cute coffee shops in town as we both enjoy nice and relaxing time at those little places with some coffee and chat. 10×10 that I blogged about a while ago is one that is run by a local design/ stationary company and this coffee shop that I’m going to post some photos of also is run by another design/ stationary store in Korea. I love their products and so does John. So here are some photos from MMMG coffee shop, I know you want to visit there already!

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April 27th, 2010

CAFE1010

10×10 is one of my favorite stationary/ design stores in Korea. I was quite excited when I saw the sign of CAFE1010 while I was walking around the streets in Hongdae.

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CAFE1010 is a cafe themed with travel. The entire experience at this coffee shop reminded me of being on an airplane – the receipt of purchased item looks like an airplane ticket, the menu items reminded me of in-flight meal, and their membership card is called passport.

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Coffee tasted great here and you can purchase the cute mug they serve coffee with at their stationary/ design store. Although I didn’t get a chance to try their food, some of their sandwiches and light alcohol looked quite good as well.

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They also have a few book shelves filled with travel/ photography books and magazines. The windows are decorated with airplane windows and travel destinations.

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The huge red container on the doorway is their stationary/ design store filled with the brilliant 10×10 stationary/ design items. If you are lucky, you can get store discounts as well.

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To get to CAFE1010, take subway line 2, get off at Hongik Univ. station, and take exit number 5.

Website: www.cafe1010.co.kr
Address: 358-8 Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul
Phone: +82 2 324 1616
Open: noon – midnight

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For more photos of CAFE1010, please visit my Flickr set CAFE1010.



March 27th, 2010

Guillaume

It seems like John and I will be having a photography exhibition next month. Although I’ve been thinking about my photography exhibition for a long time and wanted to take a longer time to prepare, the opportunity came by rather unexpectedly and I had to make a quick decision.

The opening will be on April 9 at Guillaume, French bakery/ restaurant in Cheongdam-dong, Seoul. Guillaume is owned and operated by a French man, Guillaume, and is the first authentic French bakery in Seoul. Guillaume will have a part of his bakery available for photography exhibitions and is planing to have new exhibitions every month. I truly appreciate his kindness for providing such a beautiful space to support the local photographers.

John and I went to see Guillaume yesterday, had a wonderful coffee and macarons, and took some photos.

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brown bread

macarons

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walls

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January 21st, 2010

The Second Roll.

I picked up the photos of the second roll with Olympus XA today and here are some of the better ones to share. Rangefinder is a bit confusing still and I guess it takes practice. At least the second roll turned out better than the first one.

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north shore.

by the window.

birthday meal.

adorable.

journaling.

tiny snowman.

cotton balls.

winter sky.

snow white.



January 4th, 2010

Snow

It snowed last weekend. I went out for a walk to the near by park and took some photographs in the snow. I wanted to share some of the better ones from the walk. It’s snowing heavily again today and I’m glad that I decided to take a day off and stay home.

a walk in the snow.

a walk in the snow.

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a walk in the snow.

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a walk in the snow.

a walk in the snow.

a walk in the snow.

a walk in the snow.

wine bottles in snow.