At the start of my exchange journey last year, I decided to to stay in one of Korea’s public bath and sauna houses (a.k.a. jjimjilbang) for a night. Most people visit a jjimjilbang for an authentic Korean spa experience, but few would consider staying there overnight.
The heat in Seoul during summer is no joke! On some days, it can reach to 35 degrees celsius and what better way to escape the heat than to enjoy a cup of Ice Caffe Latte in a cool cafe. Here are the 7 instagramworthy cafes in Seoul where our camera shutters could not stop clicking!
Seoulland is the first amusement park to open in Seoul. Currently it is not as popular as Everland or Lotteworld amongst both tourist and locals because of its smaller size. Thanks to KKDay, we had a chance to explore this underrated theme park and we were really glad we tried going there!
When you travel to a country, whether for studying or vacation, it’s good if you can find out what mobile applications (apps) the locals use. These apps will help make life a little smoother for you when you are there. These are my most frequently used apps that I had in my phone while I was living in Korea.
teamLab World is a global art collaboration exhibition that opened its door in Seoul less than a year ago in August 2016.
‘teamLab World: Dance! Art Museum, Learn & Play! Future Park’, is a fantastic Art World and Future Park that have been created for adults and children by the art collective teamLab. – teamLab Seoul Website
Visiting Seoul and have a few days to spare? Here are some places you may want to consider visiting~ All places can be visited within a day, making it perfect for a day trip!
Daejeon 대전 is Korea’s 5th largest metropolitan city located near Seoul. This city is home for one of Korea’s top university, KAIST. There isn’t much to do in Daejeon for more than a day so a day trip from Seoul would be enough to see this city 🙂
Here are my favourite 10 places that I think are Insta-worthy (Instagram-worthy!) in Seoul! Aka beautiful places to take photos in Seoul.
So this is a very overdue post that I was supposed to finish last fall.. after sitting in my drafts for almost 5 months, I finally finished writing it!
After exploring Cheongyang and Pyeongchang using the FREE Explore Rural Korea bus, I joined the Asan Oeam Folk Village tour on the third day of my day-trip frenzy. Go to the Cheongyang post if you would like to know how to utilize the free shuttle service that will take you to Asan.
Getting tax refund is surely something you will want to do when you go to Korea for a holiday or short term stay. As long as you are a foreigner, any receipt with more than 30000 KRW spending should be eligible for the refund. It’s like a cash back, so who wouldn’t want it?