Letter From Seoul

'No entry' for kids, pompous dons and grumpy uncles in certain places in South Korea

The writer's 12-year-old daughter at a cafe in Seoul that has a no-child policy and a "No Professor Zone" sign in Busan. PHOTOS: CHANG MAY CHOON, TWITTER
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SEOUL - If you're a child, there are certain places in South Korea that do not welcome you.

I'm not talking about fine-dining restaurants, bars or clubs. Most of the "no-kids zones" are hipster cafes and casual eateries filled with Instagrammable corners to draw young customers who want to sip their fancy lattes without being disturbed by rowdy - and potentially misbehaving - children.

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