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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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Korean Demilitarized Zone and Dragon Hill Spa Tour
"Hotel pickup for this tour will be at 8 or 8:40am in Seoul. From there you will head to Imjingak Pavilion located at 50km northwest of Seoul. This pavillion was built for 5 million people who had lost their homes. Major facilities include the North Hall where you can get a view of the North Korean lifestyle.After the Imjingak you will head to the DMZ a demilitarized zone formed after the Korean War between South and North Korea. It is 2km wide in the North and 4km wide in the South based on the truce line crossing the Korean Peninsula. Visitors can see that the DMZ area’s ecosystem has been preserved you will go to the third infiltration tunnel which was discovered in October 1978. This tour will show you through the 3rd underground tunnel that North Korea which has been continuously provoking the South since the armistice
From $160.00
 
Seoul History and Culture Small-Group Tour
"Experience both the urban modernity and historic traces of Seoul on a three-hour walking tour. Meet your local guide and head to Bukchon Hanok village a residential area dating back to the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1897). The village is lined with hundreds of hanoks (traditional Korean houses). Walk along the quiet alleys and admire the latticed windows and patterned brick walls. Today many of these hanoks operate as cultural centers restaurants and tea houses providing an opportunity to become immersed in traditional Korean culture.Next visit the Tteok Museum a unique museum detailing the history
From $52.00

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Itaewon

My 1st time in Korea, read a lot about Seoul and Itaewon. It is a very big let down, day and night. Its raining, and the fake apparels by the road side is not as I had expected. Compared to the...
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Getting Around

We just finished shopping in Dongdaemum district and about to go back in the hotel but it rained so hard so my friend and I decided to take a taxi. We were waiting for a taxi when this big black cab...
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it costs 30,000 won to pose with pictures at Gyeongbok Palace (included in it is the wardrobe rent plus posing with beautiful korean girls in Hanbok dresses plus a glass framed picture of it) well...
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Is there a beach under there?

Some love it... but I'm just not one of them. I like to walk on the beach -- too many people.I like to swim in the ocean ...paranoid lifeguard with whistles to stop you. Well, it's a great place to...
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Restaurants aka Gas Chambers

Smoking has recently been officially banned from most public places and private offices as well, but many restaurants still allow smoking inside. I agree that annoyance and visibility have greatly...
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Touts!

No one warned me about the touts and darned if I didn't get hit by one as soon as I got off the plane. Since my son was not able to meet me at the airport, he had given me very precise directions on...
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Language Barrier

Although people will try their best to help you out and many approach you out of the blue while sitting in the subway or standing on a crossing, the fact that Koreans have a big lack of knowledge in...
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Men in South Korea !!!!!

I was walking with my mom and aunt in the morning (around 6am, day break around 4+ during spring time) and saw this fruit stalls, we thought of buying some strawberries but the man indicate either not...
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Gyeongbokgung Palace

Enjoy, if you like millions of little children running around, construction everywhere and a palace that was completely destroyed and restored in the early 90's..There is little charm left in this...
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Everland - Great Fun.

EVerland is ENORMOUS. This Amiusement park, Theme Park, Water Park, Resort. Is a real getaway. Situated about 11/2 hours from Seoul.Festival World, The Amusement/Theme Park has five different worlds:...
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GANGCHON- DONT DO IT

its a rather small town , that drew me in with the idea of a majestic waterfall...it was more like a little sprinkler....the hike was unfullfilling, and there was nothing to do in town after,,,It...
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Fantasy Dream Land

This is why I don't like travelling in tour group. This is (and I believe it will be) the last time I travel in a tour group. One of the standard must see point is these kind of theme park, where only...
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English spoken; however

Not everybody speaks English and most visitors don't understand Korean (written or spoken). Be patient and try to communicate in another way. Price nigotiations in a shop can be done by displaying the...
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Haeundae Beach, Busan: Bondi, I think not!

Do not go to this beach during the summer, especiually July. Because you will not bea ble to move. August is getting better, but then that is Typhoon Season. the picture below was taken one day after...
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159 Samsung-dong, Kangnam-ku, Seoul, 135-525, 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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Haedong Younggungsa Temple

This is a beautiful Buddhist temple located a bus ride away from Songjeong Beach. Apparently most Korean temples are located on mountains so this one is unusual as it is set next to the sea. When you...
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Jidong Market

Jidong Market is a traditional Korean market located in Suwon, near Paldalmun, the city's southern gate. The market has a wide variety of Korean foods, fruits, vegetables, and crafts, but we...
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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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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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