Tag Archives: Seoul

Korean BBQ: Samgyupsal and More

When we think of Korean food, most of us will immediately think of Korean Barbeque. That was also the number 1 thing my friends and family told me to try before leaving for Korea. During my trip to South Korea, we went to three different cities; Daejeon, Jeju, and Seoul. In each of these cities we made sure to have barbeque; more specifically samgyupsal (my favorite).

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Myeongdong: Shopping, Site Seeing, and a Snack

Shopping in Myeongdong Getting there: LINE 4 Myeongdong Exit 5, 6, 7, or 8 OR LINE 2 Euljiro1 (il)-ga Exit 5. Myeongdong is a big shopping district in Seoul and if you want to shop this IS the place to go! You will find cosmetics stores, small boutiques, department stores, foreign brands (such as Zara, […]

N Seoul Tower (Namsan Tower): 360 Views and Lots of Love

N Seoul Tower formally known as Namsan Tower named over the mountain it sits on was renamed after a big renovation in 2005. I have been to several other towers like this around the world but this one is a little different. It sits on top of a mountain and almost looks as though the […]

Yeolbong Jjimdak: Se7en’s Spicy Chicken 열봉찜닭 이대점 – Ehwa

Where (Phone Number and Address): 02-6338-1033 Daehyun 27-4, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul Click here for a Map and directions This restaurant was made famous after many A-list Korean celebrities started posting pictures of them eating at this restaurant – owned by idol singer Se7en. It specializes in a spicy braised chicken dish, and when I say it’s […]

Bukchon Hanok Village

Getting here: LINE 3 Anguk Exit 2. Walk straight and stop by the info booth on the right. My big plan for my trip to Korea was to knock off as many of the big tourist/cultural places in 1 day. That was exactly what we did, making it to 6 places in the central area […]

Seoul Basics

After my 2 week trip to South Korea, here is what I learned and used. I hope this will help you with your trip to South Korea. One more thing, try to pack light if you plan to shop. Traveling to and from Seoul Airport: There are 2 International airports near Seoul. Inchon International Airport […]

My South Korea Itinerary

I found out my friend was getting married in February 2013 and decided that I had to go to Korea to attend her wedding in September 2013. And my planning started there. After months of planning I finally came up with an itinerary for my trip with my sister and my friend. Of course, my […]