My personal guide for those travelling to South Korea and planning spending 7 days there. South Korea has come a long way and the capital of Seoul is the perfect example of a metropolis that has been built for the modern age. Technology-focused and fashion-conscious, what will strike you the most is just how well […]
South Korea Travel Guide
A high-tech nation divided by a fearsome border that offers a dazzling range of experiences.
From the rustic charms of Hanok, to the grand palaces, temples, shopping, more shopping, and plethora of food options, South Korea surely doesn't disappoint.
This South Korea travel guide will help you plan your next vacation.
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Farewell to Seoul Thursday February 21, 2013 I woke up at around noon feeling actually pretty good. I mean my #2’s weren’t normal but you know aside from that I actually felt like I would be capable of enduring the 19 hour journey back home. We made a quick meal at the apartment and packed […]
For our very last day in South Korea, we made it to the DMZ and literally crossed into North Korea and back thanks to Koridoor Tours. I have to say that this was probably the most interesting part of our entire trip through Seoul and highly recommend the DMZ/JSA & 3rd Tunnel Tour to anyone planning […]
Early onset of food poisoning but the show must go on! Tuesday February 10, 2013 We hoped to get an early start to the day but we both had trouble getting out of bed. I know Chantelle wanted to sleep more but I wouldn’t let that happen haha. Korean War Museum The big thing I […]
Going back in time at the Bukchon Hanok Village Monday February 18, 2013 So our goal today was to get an early start to the day so we could actually see some sights around the city. Failed Guard Change at Deoksugung Because of some of the juggling around I had to do with the schedule […]
We slept in and then did a bit of roaming around Myeongdong, Dongdaemun and Sinchon Sunday February 18, 2013 We slept and slept and slept until about 1:30 for me and 2:30 for Chantelle. When I told her what time it was she didn’t even believe me. We didn’t even get out of the apartment […]
Time to see the palaces, hipster streets and have local eats Saturday February 16, 2013 The original plan for the day was to go to Nami Island on this day but after talking to Farrah and Joel about it and seeing how cold it was here it didn’t seem to freeze our butts out on […]
Exploring Ehwa District, Sinchon and Myeongdong on our first day Friday February 15, 2013 This was our first full day in Seoul. With our long ass day, we slept in naturally and didn’t get out until around 11AM. Ehwa University Our first stop was The Ehwa University area. I figured this being our first day […]
Seoul Bound Wednesday February 13, 2013 & Thursday February 14, 2013 Standby Success Today started off super early of course. We wanted to catch the first flight to Vancouver. There were 3 flights we could take in order to catch our 11:50AM flight to Seoul but 1) the loads were better for the first flight […]
My lessons learned from backpacking all around Asia These are the things you need to know before embarking on an epic adventure out to Asia as I did in 2012. Brace yourself though. It’s a lot of information and I’ve tried to summarize and organize it as best as I can. This is my own […]