Tokyo

SCAJ Tokyo Coffee Convention 2016 Recap

Recap of the SCAJ Tokyo Coffee Convention (SCAJ 2016) in October, which had over 200,000 attendees over 3 days at the Tokyo Big Sight in Odaiba. With an entry fee of a mere ¥1000 with a pre-registration, visitors had access to unlimited tastings of Japan’s, and the world’s, best coffee suppliers. Check out the photos below on […]

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Seoul

Seoul Cafes: 5 Extracts (Itaewon)

A review of 5 Extracts in Seoul by an amateur coffee enthusiast and shoestring digital nomad. Descriptions are equal parts coffee and remote-work suitability. Cafe Overview: 5 Extracts in Itaewon is a modern and classy reincarnation of the down-to-earth Hongdae cafe with its award-winning barista, Hyunsun Choi.  The espresso served is pulled to accommodate a complex set of […]

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Seoul

Seoul Cafes: Anthracite Coffee Roasters (Itaewon)

A review of Anthracite Coffee Roasters in Seoul by an amateur coffee enthusiast and shoestring digital nomad. Descriptions are equal parts coffee and remote-work suitability. Cafe Overview: The first thing one notices about Anthracite is the patio that flanks either side of the wide-open main entrance. On a good day, at least one person will be on […]

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