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Night Shopping Tour in Seoul
"You will start your night shopping tour when you are picked up at your hotel and go to the Myeongdong Fashion Street. The Myeongdong Fashion Street is one of the busiest places in Seoul and is among Korea’s premier shopping destinations. Over 1 million s Myeong-dong market has been a witness to Korea’s tumultuous modern-day history as a center of city politics economy and culture.After seeing the Myeongdong area you will check out the Dongdaemun Doota Shopping Mall which is a fashion mall full of trendy fashion items. There are 540 stores throughout the 8-story building including designer shops select shops
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Markets of Seoul: Korean Markets and City Sightseeing Tour
"After morning hotel pickup by coach your guide whisks you to attractions and sites that give you a great taste of Seoul’s culture and history. Along the way listen to informative commentary and enjoy the opportunities to purchase snacks or souvenirs. Kick off your full-day tour with a visit to 63 Square (Sky Art & Sea World) which at 866 feet (264 meters) high is Korea’s tallest building. This example of Korea’s modern development overlooks the Han River and offers stunning views of Bugaksan Namsan and Gwanaksan mountains. Its 63 floors house corporations a Sea World an IMAX theater and restaurants frequented by locals.Next
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Han River Evening Cruise and Gwangjang Night Market Tour
"After hotel pickup in the early evening travel by coach to the dock for your first activity a 1-hour cruise on the Han River.Board the large ferry and hear informative commentary from your guide as you watch the city light up for the evening. See landmarks like Jeoldusan Park the 63 City Building N Seoul Tower and the Seoul Olympic Stadium (Jamsil Sports Complex) built for the 1988 Summer Olympics and the 10th Asian Games. As your boat passes under some of the city’s 27 bridges note how some of them glow with colorful light displays designed by artists.Once you have seen the city from the river
From $115.00

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Local Customs

People

I thought the people in Pusan were lovely. Very few people speak English, but they still go out of their way to be friendly. We had the driver and several passengers go out of their way to make sure...
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Dinosaur footprints.

Search for Dinosaur footprints at the Southern shorelines. There are several hard to find ones.I still wonder if the ones on the picture are the real ones. Well, I went as far as possible and this was...
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Apr 04, 2016

Toilets in the outback

How crude it sometimes appears to be, there are toilets in the outback.This really is a positive thing in South Korea; I wish more countries payed attention to offers such a simple thing as public...
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Feb 13, 2016

Traditional Garments

Traditional Korean ladies' outfit is the colorful Hanbo, originally composed of seven layers.It's not uncommon to see ladies wearing the gracious dress in special occasions, such as weddings and other...
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Jun 27, 2015

Soju ( Alcohol )

Each region has a different brand of Soju.Seoul and Gyeonggi-do : ÂüÀ̽½ ¼ÒÁÖ ( Chamisul Soju )Chungcheongnam-do : ¸° ¼ÒÁÖ( Linn Soju )Chungcheongbuk-do : ûdz ¼ÒÁÖ ( Cheongpung Soju )Gangwon-do :...
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jckim
Apr 09, 2014

Jang Seung

Jang Seung ( Totem pole ).Long time ago that used for Village boundary post, Milepost, and village Guardian over the Korea.This thing's made two type by Wood and Stone.Jang Seung is stand in the...
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Feb 09, 2014
 
 
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Hagwon (학원)

'Hagwon' is the Korean word for "private school" or "academy." Private schools are generally a big part of Korean upper middle class family life. Most school children from middle income families...
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Jan 07, 2014

Hongsalmun Gate

Red arrow gate with arrow-shaped decoration on top.Standing in front of Palacs, Government Office ,Royal Tombs, Famous Graveyards, and Public Buildings. it's the places of symbol and protect from...
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Jan 20, 2012

Jeonse...Not Your Usual Rental Contract.

'Regular' rental contracts are becoming more popular in Korea (especially Seoul) but most are still based on the Jeon-se system.Jeon-se involves the renter putting up about 50% of the market value of...
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jburron
Apr 04, 2011

Know Your Pyeong

If anything, Koreans only know square meters in Korea, not square feet, and they typically use another system for all area measurements (from apartment floors to country sizes!). This is...
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Apr 04, 2011

Textmessaging is #1 in Korea

Texting (as it's called) is not that big in Canada (no one can justify the 10 cents it costs per message, so they'd rather call and blow 50 cents, I guess) but it's BIG in Korea. I was a convert as...
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jburron
Apr 04, 2011

Playing Go-Stop is Fun!

I vaguely remember getting my first 화투/hwa-too (what Koreans call a deck of Go-Stop cards) when I was about 10 years old. I got them from a relative who thought it would be good for me to learn....
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jburron
Apr 04, 2011

Korean Women and Make-up

I don't know what it is. Korean women are (in my and many who have visited Korea and learned the difference between Koreans, Chinese, Japanese and other Asians) the most beautiful in the world. And...
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jburron
Apr 04, 2011

What's Your Blood Type?

This was so well done, I just did a cut and paste.In Korea, you're likely to be asked, "What's your blood type?" If, like me, you answer, "I don't know," you'll probably get an incredulous, "How can...
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Apr 04, 2011

Popular Cities in South Korea

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Seoul

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Ulsan

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Kunsan

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Top Hotels in South Korea

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159 Samsung-dong, Kangnam-ku, Seoul, 135-525, South Korea
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737 Woo 1-dong Haeundae-gu, Busan, 612-600, South Korea
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715 Olympics Ro, Daegwanryeong-Myeon, 25352
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370 Shinpyung-dong, Kyongju, 780-290, South Korea
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940 Ingye-Dong Paldal-Gu, Suwon, 442-832, South Korea
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213-19 Geomun-Ri Bugok-Myeon, 0, South Korea
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Top Things to Do in South Korea

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Gyeongbokgung Palace

Gyeongbokgung was the main palace of the Chosun Dynasty unil its destruction in 1592 by the Japanese. This made Changdeokgung the main palace until it was decided to restore Gyeongbikgung in 1868...
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Yongdusan Park

Aside from the lovely gardens, this place also has the iconic Busan Tower, a very charming Buddhist temple and other unique features like the huge heart where couples and lovers leave padlocks on the...
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Saemanguem Art Hall

I saw the musical with my friends from Japan, China, Philippines, Turkey so on... It was really great time !! what i want to say is Non-verbal performance so we don't need to afraid to watching it ...
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Yeongdong Market

Yeongdong Market is a busy traditional market located right next to Paldalmun, or the main southern gate, of Hwaseong. The market opened in 1917 and has undergone significant modernization efforts in...
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Ilchulbong Peak

Seongsan Ilchulbong is an extinct volcanic crater that one could climb and come down from within an hour. There is a concrete pathway and stairway to the top with 2 rest stops along the way. Once you...
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Bulguksa Temple

Visit the Bulguksa Temple, originally built in the 6. and 7. century and destroyed by the Japanese in 1593, then slowly rebuild. Go there with bus # 10 and 11, 1200 or 1500 Won, a bit over 1 hour...
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"South Korea: It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World!"
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"KOREA: "Absolutely, Positively, Unintentionally !""
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"South Korea"
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"SOUTH KOREA"
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"Korea, Coree, Corea, Hanguk, Daehanminguk"
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