The name 'Totu' was inspired by the French word for turtle, 'Tortue.' It embodies the desire to enjoy space slowly, like a turtle. The host applied his values to this space, believing that the power of the space lies in the individual experiences and time accumulated within it, rather than in visual consumption. This is why they aimed to create a comfortable space without anything jarring. Drinking coffee, listening to music, reading a book, lounging on the couch enjoying the sunlight, drinking wine with friends while feeling the breeze on a summer night - all these are small moments of happiness that can be found in everyday life. Totu-Seoul is a space where people can spend happy moments.
Totu-Seoul is located in Huam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul. Even a leisurely walk will allow you to feel the warm atmosphere of the neighborhood, where you can see people asking each other how they are doing. There are cafes, bars, and independent bookstores along the alleyways. One fun aspect is finding a space that suits the mood of the day from among the various things to enjoy. In the busy city of Seoul, there is a space where you can continue your own story. In Totu-Seoul in Huam-dong, the host hopes people will take the time to relax at their own pace, away from an overzealous and stressful day, enjoying their right to idleness.