Tag: South Korea Travel

Seoul Trips: DMZ Tour and Joint Security Area Itinerary

October 30, 20128 Comments

 Bridging the Gap between North and South Korea We decided whilst in Seoul to take a tour of Panmunjeom Joint Secuirty Area (JSA).  On our travels we try to see things that hopefully broaden our perspectives on current affairs.  One of the most memorable and hardest hitting was our visit to Hiroshima, but we’ve also […]

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South Korea: Gyeongju Sightseeing City Tour Itinerary

October 28, 20124 Comments

In our last South Korea Travel Blog post, we shared our experience of our first day touring Gyeongju.  After an evening spent dining at another great Korean BBQ house, washed down with plenty of soju, we were up fairly early to visit some other cultural treasures from the Silla period. Day Two – Gyeongju Tour […]

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South Korea: Must See Things To Do In Gyeongju

October 26, 20120 Comments

Gyeongju is Korea’s most popular tourist destination both with Koreans and international visitors, mainly from Asia .  The region is rich in ancient history, with many sights being recognised by UNESCO, the area also boasts some great natural beauty for hiking and trekking if you are feeling in a sporty mood. We spent 3 nights […]

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Korea: Seoul Food Market is World Class

October 18, 20120 Comments

Kwangjang Market Travelling around Asia for the last few months we have seen our fair share of ‘traditional’ markets.  Some examples deserve their traditional moniker; others would be best described as tourist traps. As the lure of the tourist dollar replaces traditional traders with those selling souvenirs, fake designer goods or other merchandise that has the […]

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South Korea: Seoul Attractions

October 14, 20123 Comments

What to do in Seoul? Seoul is a city full of culture, the old, the new, the modern and the downright quirky.  The people here enjoy life, they work and play hard.  As a tourist, in between munching your way through some delightful food and shaking off last nights soju or makgeolli hangover, you can […]

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