S.Korea, Gwangju, Mudeungsan National Park, 무등산국립공원

From Seoul to Gwangju is appx 3hr by KTX with few stops in between. KTX (Korea speed train) train departing for Gwangju Station is from Yongsan Station not the usual Seoul Station, so be careful and do not go to the wrong station. Single trip ticket cost less than W40,000 per person on weekday. Almost…

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S.Korea, DMZ, Joint Security Area, 3rd Tunnel

Taking a trip to Panmunjeon and 3rd tunnel is a realisation of how war can seriously tear families apart. The trip is worth visiting if you are in Seoul, except this is an organised guided tour. Check with the licence tour agents with the hotel you stay or with any of the Tourists Information Centre…

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S.Korea, Namiseom Island 남이섬

Namiseom Island, Chuncheon This tiny island is a perfect for 1-day get away from Seoul. The island was developed into a resort town after the construction of Cheongpyeong Dam. Trees were carefully planted to created a beautiful tree-line path perfect for photo taking. Rent a bicycle and ride round the island is perfect to burnt…

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S.Korea, Seoul, Samcheong-dong, Buchon Hanok Village

Seoul, Samcheng-dong, Anguk Station (Line 3), exit 1 This is one beautiful part of Seoul that will simply take your breathe away. This hilly neighborhood is a hidden gem and is next to Changdeokgung and Gyeongbokgung. Within this neighborhood, you will visit the beautiful Bukchon Hanok Village, this is a residential area and within the…

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S.Korea, Seoul Palaces

Seoul Palaces are Changdeokgung Palace, Gyeongbokgung Palace, Deoksugung Palace, Changyeonggung Palace, Jongmyo Shrine Seoul, a city of more than 10 million population, the capital of S.Korea. The capital is the heart of the country economy, you can feel the vibrancy of the city 24hrs. The city is fully wired and wi-fi is commonly available in most…

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