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Past/Present

Ever found yourself in a situation where you’re itching to do something but you don’t exactly know what? Just when I thought I’ve been doing quite well recently, I curl up at another unexpected moment. I’ve been trying to train myself to anticipate these things, but it seems like I…

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Aum by Paul Syjuco

I was the first to arrive at Paul Syjuco’s exclusive launch at Manila Pen. I rarely attend events, but I love presentations and intimate lunches like this one because I can take my time to really familiarize myself with the products and the people who worked hard to create them….

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Seoul: Anthracite Coffee Roasters

Here’s another cafe that’s worth the offbeat trip – Anthracite Coffee Roasters in Hapjeong. Once a shoe factory in the early 1900s, this cafe kept its cool industrial vibe and just added a warm rustic charm with specialty coffee and some of Seoul’s tastiest treats. On the second floor are…

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Seoul: Daelim Museum Café

It seems like every corner of Seoul has a hipster cafe concept waiting to be discovered. If you find yourself going around the area of Gyeongbokgung Palace, make sure to check out Daelim Museum and the Daelim Museum Cafe. I wasn’t able to take too many photos because the place…

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Seoul: Bear Cafe

A quiet escape in the middle of a bustling city, Bear Cafe is definitely one of the best in Seoul. The combination of traditional 70-year-old Hanok exteriors and modern, minimalist interiors will make your trip worthwhile. I was so intent on visiting Bear Cafe even if it was a little…

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