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    Korea Trip – Travel to Seoul

    Seoul is the capital city of Korea and there are lots of things to do here. Accomodation · Attraction · Food Accommodation @ Seoul R Guesthouse – Guesthouse near Seoul Station As a first timer, location of the accommodation is the most important factor so I ended up booking an accommodation next to Seoul Station – R Guesthouse. The guesthouse is located close to the train station exit 15 (please see the guide to Seoul Station below). The guesthouse is located in a hidden alley but surprisingly there are road signs leading to the guesthouse along the way. The room is actually very nice. Everything is clean and the room…

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    Korea Trip – Heritage in Seoul

    I visited heritages in Seoul at daytime and enjoy the view of Hangang river at night. Firstly I went to Bugaksan Mountain (북악산 北岳山) and walk along on the city wall called Hanyangdoseong (한얀도성 漢陽都城). Then I visited the popular historical village - Bukchon Hanok Village (북촌한옥마을 北村韓屋村). Then I entered the Gyeongbokgung Palace (경복궁 景福宮) and pretend to be the king.

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    Korea Trip – DMZ Day tour

    I joined a day tour to Korea demilitarized zone (DMZ). During the tour, we visited the Imjingak (임진각 臨津閣), The 3rd Tunnel (제3땅굴 第三地道), Dora Observatory (도라전망대 都羅展望台), Dorasan Station (도라산역 都羅山車站), and lastly we visited a romantic village called Provence Village (프로방스 마을 普羅旺斯村).

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    Korea Trip – Planning Korea Trip

    Plan your Korea Trip I believe there are tons of information online on how to plan your Korea trip. But I want to highlight three tips which could be very useful for your Korea trip. Language – You don’t need to have fluent Korean but learning how to pronounce words (which is easier than English), typing Korean words in your phone helps you to use Naver Dictionary or Google Search for any road sign, food menu, etc. Map – Install a Local Map Application Kakao map / Naver map (for me I used Kakao map). Although Google Map is available in Korea, those local map applications provided more updated information.…

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