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I've been having a read through the posts and it seems that most people spend time in Seoul and then leave S.Korea usually for Japan, often via boat from Busan.
So... if you had 1 month in S.Korea where would you go and what would you see?
(I can't buy my guidebook yet as the bookshop doesn't have them, need to wait until I reach the 'big' city again)
I will be arriving in Seoul towards the start of October hopefully and have 2 months for S.Korea and Japan - seems logical to say 1 month in each country. I will do what most people seem to do and get the boat from Busan probably to Fukuoka.
Is 1 month in S.Korea too long?! Should I stay 3 weeks in S.Korea and an extra week in Japan. (how can 1 month be too long in any country but I'm sure you understand what I mean...)
I'm assuming that there are cirrus atms at the airport in Seoul, but ... more »
Everyone seems to agree that the USO's tour of the DMZ is top notch. Unfortunately, we had it booked and it got canceled due to military exercises.
When we arrive in Seoul next week, we'll have to choose a different tour. Can anyone recommend a good tour company? I understand there are plenty of places offering tours. We don't want to just randomly choose one. Thanks!
We are planning an around the world trip from the US and are debating on buying an iphone. Has anybody used an iphone from South Korea and if so is there a certain way to have it programmed? It would be used primarily for the internet. Also, are there a lot of internet cafes? Thank you
Im in Seoul right now on holidays. Just wondering if there is anywhere in this city that will be showing Australia v Japan tomorrow night. Location + subway stop + how to get there would be greatly appreciated.
Also, does anyone know if it would be shown on TV, and if so, what channel. My hotel tv has about 50 channels so there is a decent chance it might be there.
Big thanks to anyone who can help
Hey everyone! :)
I've just been selected to go to South Korea as a teachers assistant, I'm very excited but slightly worried about clothing. We will be there in January (staying in Seoul and Daegu) and as I understand it, this is the middle of a very cold winter. Since I'm from Australia, the most i wear in winter in jeans and a jumper so I have no idea what to wear for 0 degrees weather. People tell me to "layer" but I have no idea what to "layer"
Any help is greatly appreciated
Are there any? Are there any websites? All I seem to get is page upon page of teaching sites. I want to teach but my girlfriend wants to do anything else. Any help would be awesome.
Hi, as a British passport holder, do i need a visa for South Korea? And is it easy to apply for a China Visa fm Soeul? Thanks
Can anyone please possibly point me in the right direction to find a place I can adopt a cat from, My husband and I are in the Seoul area and looking to adopt a cat. Any information would be most appreciated as we speak don't speak korean. Thank you.
Hi, does anyone know where I can get traveller's cheques in seoul? Am based here and planning on travelling to Mongolia where my atm card won't be accepted. Do they offer the replacement guarantee on lost cheques as they do in Europe?
I've been traveling for the last few years and now have set my eyes on teaching English in Korea. But I heard that you need a degree to get a visa to teach there. Which I don't have. Is this true? If so is there anything I can do to get around it? What kind of Visa do I need? Any information will help.. I also need help on what kind of jobs are better and what employers to watch out for? Thanks so much!!
Hey there. I'm an American guy living in Shanghai with a Chinese girlfriend.
Does anyone know the details for getting her a visa for South Korea?
We'd like to take a week holiday in October. I know she needs to visit
the Korean Consulate here in Shanghai...but what are her odds? Does
she have a shot? She's left China before to study in the UK, she's got a
great job here in Shanghai...does that help?? Any tips? Advice?
ANY info is very much appreciated.
Yes, I know this topic is a frequent one, and I think I've read most of them, but this one is a little different.
My wife and I have layover at Incheon from 0530 to 1930. I'm not interested in what sights we can see. We mostly just want to get a little sleep and maybe walk around a little and eat a couple of meals.
I know we could stay in the airport and do that, but I'd like to get outside and be able to say I at least set foot in Korea. But I don't want to spend much time or money on transport.
I would like to find a hotel that isn't too far from the hotel that would be OK with renting a room for what would be rather strange hours. I've looked the web sites of some of the guesthouses recommended here, but I think my wife would want something a little more upscale. I'm willing to pay something in the range of US$100 or a little more. I'd like an ondal ro... more »
Here's something I noticed on the Chinese embassy website looking around today... it seems you can't apply for a Chinese visa on your own now. Read it yourself, and check the links at the bottom for the contact info of the travel agents you have to go through now. I'm sure some CCP fat cat is getting rich off this...
New Visa Application Methods
just try to find a decent agent at Seoul who can offer good price air ticket from Seolu to Bangkok.can I have their email address or web site in English?
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