Fall in Korea – Day 1: Exploring Seoul

My 3 friends & I are landed in Incheon airport around 10 am KST and headedย  to our lodging (Gasan Guest House) somewhere in Namguro.. 6 of our friends already checked-in in the guest house earlier and we’re the last group to arrived. The guest house is small but clean, the owner is very nice ๐Ÿ™‚ We have a quick lunch (free ramyeon) before exploring Seoul.

Our first stop is Gyeongbok palace. At the time we arrived, the guard changing ceremony is just finished, too bad for my 3 friends who didn’t get the chance to take pictures with them. So we asked some foreigner to take a group photo (thank you mister!)


And some personal photo at Gwanghwamun


After spent 2 hours in the area, we continue our trip to Namsan Tower by walking (yahoo!. We passed the famous Jongno Tower, Cheonggyecheon Stream & Myeongdong. Itโ€™s kinda tired to walk along the distance, but it was fun (at least for me ><). We’ve got to see people on the street after office hour (crowd, traffic jam) and buy snack from pojangmacha (yumm yumm) ^^


And.. tadah! we arrived at Namsan Tower.. Snap some photos at the locks of love..


and in front of the Teddy Bear Museum


We end the day with dinner at a small restaurant in Myeongdong. I try the pork mandoo soup for the first time but i don’t like it. Too much veggies, no pork can be found! At the end, i stole some ramyeon from Dewi’s boul hahaa..

And.. we missed the last subway. Ha! So we return to the guest house by taxi. Thank you Mr. Taxi Taxi Taxi!!


Fallin for Korea

I return to Korea last October, just in time for the leaves to turn into orange & yellowish ๐Ÿ™‚ This time i spent 8 effective days in Korea, include Seoul (of course), Nami (again) and Busan. So, here is my (final) agenda in Korea:

Day 1 (Friday, 19 Oct): Gyeongbokgung, Myeongdong, Namsan Tower

Day 2 (Saturday, 20 Oct): All day Nami island

Day 3 (Sunday, 21 Oct): Yeoido Full Gospel Church, depart to Busan

Day 4 (Monday, 22 Oct):ย  Seokbulsa (the hidden temple)

Day 5 (Tuesday, 23 Oct): Haeundae beach, Shinsegae Department Store, Madame Tussauds, Jagalchi Fish Market, BIFF Square

Day 6 (Wednesday, 24 Oct) : Haedong Yonggungsa (temple by the sea), Taejongdae (light house & resort park)

Day 7 (Thursday, 25 Oct): Return to Seoul, late night shopping in Dongdaemun

Day 8 (Friday, 26 Oct): Free-day (which doesn’t turn into ‘as free as possible’ ใ…‹ใ…‹ใ…‹)

Day 9 (Saturday, 27 Oct): Going home with morning flight

So.. I’m going to post some photos (and short recap of the daily activity) in different post. Hopefully i wont get bored before all post are finished T___T wish me luck?


PS: one of my friend is really excited with this trip thus the first photo she captured is the toilet sign ใ…‹ใ…‹ใ…‹