Bukhansan National Park: Hiking to Mount Baekundae, Seoul

One a sunny and pleasant Sunday morning, I agreed to go hiking with my sister. It seemed like half of Seoul had the same idea. The online information will tell you to take the metro to Gupabal but we decided to meet at the stop before at Yeonsinnae instead as we needed lockers. I spotted …

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One of My Favourite Areas of Seoul: Insadong

One of my favourite neighbourhoods in Seoul so far is Insadong. Located just about right in the middle of Seoul, this area contains traditional teahouses, crafts and craft products. This area also contains over 100 galleries and is one of the oldest culturally important areas of Seoul. This area use to be the point of …

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Visiting The Most Heavily Guarded Border In The World

Visiting the most heavily guarded border in the world is possible from Seoul. The Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) tours offer visitors a chance to go into the zone to see what the area is like on dedicated tourist buses in an area of the Korean peninsula that has existed since 1945. Visitors can only visit with …

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Staying in a Hanok in Bukchon Hanok Village, Seoul

Staying in the Bukchon Hanok Village will transport you back to the Joseon Dynasty. Located between the Gyeongbokgung Palace and the Changdeokgung Palace in northern Seoul, this traditional area will make you feel worlds away from the bustling skyscapers of Seoul. Hanoks are traditional Korean houses built from wooden structure and soil baked tile roofs. …

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