Traveling in Korea

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 Exploring Korea by Regions   

If you wish to explore Korea by region, you will find the Album section useful.  The section is organized as follows.

You may click on the link below, or access them using the menu found at the top of this website.

Currently, I have suggested itineraries based on the destinations highlighted for each blog.  If you wish to get some suggestions based on your available schedule and preference, you can drop your questions below  using the form and I will try my best to help you.

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I will be putting up a post on soon to explain how you can piece together an effective itinerary which can buffer some possible hiccups which you may face during your travel.

I will be providing illustrations using the destinations in this travel blog.  

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If you like to do free and easy, and yet do not know how to speak Hangul, then does it mean you should forgo the free and easy approach?  Well- no, if you prepare some basic resources for communication.

Here's some ideas.

1. Getting around (Taking taxi, Buying Train...

Korea is one of the countries which offers a lot of incentives for visitors, and I am not just talking about shopping discount coupons.  In the past, I have collected 50000 won cash cards, free phones usage at Incheon airport- all it need is quick check at some major w...

1. Traveling from Incheon Airport

1.1 Map of boarding area for Taxi and Buses


1.2 Bus Services

You can catch limousines, express and intercity buses outside the arrival hall.  Ticketing counter can also be found at the loc...

Seoraksan National park was designated the 5th national park in Korea in 1970 and chosen as a nature preservation area on November 5, 1965 Also, internationally recognized for its rare species, Seoraksan is the area in Korea to have been designated as a Biosphere Prese...

Sokcho is an excellent base to explore the region of Gangwon, for the few simple yet essential factors. Sokcho has a good connection to its regional attractions and other regions by bus, food and taxi is generally cheap and affordable, and it hosts Seoraksan, the most...

BIFF (Busan Interational Film Festival) square and its nearby attractions, Bupyeong/Gukje market are great for families and are popular with locals and tourists.  It is a wonderful getaway for exploring the old and new, art and entertainment and lots of food options...

Oryukdo Island is off the southern coast of Busan, and depending on the day and the tide, may appear to be five islands or six islands, hence its name ('o' meaning five and 'yuk' meaning six in Korean). Designated a monument of Busan, Oryukdo Island is a rock island th...

Haedong Yonggungsa Temple was first built in 1376 by the great Buddhist teacher known as Naong during the Goryeo Dynasty. Haesu Gwaneum Daebul (Seawater Great Go