The transition from university to the "Real World" is marked by counting down the days until the weekend, the next public holiday and the elusive paid vacation leave.
I'm still a newbie to this world and don't get me wrong, I love my job, but I am a compulsive countdowner, and am forever calculating the days until "Sleep-in" days. Although mind you, I don't even seem to sleep in, compared to the days when I'd roll out of bed at 2 pm.
Regardless, my weekends are short but sweet. Just enough time to recharge on life, love, coffee and just having fun hanging out all day at awesome coffee haunts: eyeing the sulky couple at the booth, jumping on their table when they start to show any sign of leaving. I do wish that cafes in Gangnam were not as hectic though. But I guess on weekends, everyone in Seoul has the same idea.
Part 1: Fri night: