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Just wondering if anyone can recommend some really interesting things to do/places to see in South Korea during Winter?
My friend, sister and I will be there from the 1st-15th of January next year and while half of my friends have told me they still had an awesome time in Winter there, the other half have said I will get bored easily and it's hard to find things to do.
Is the winter in South Korea really this limiting?
We were hoping to go to the snow as well so if anyone could suggest some good places that would also be super helpful.
We are already meant to be in Seoul, Jeonju and Busan as we have friends there but they won't be able to entertain us constantly!
Thanks for your help!
Me and my daughter will be in Seoul for a few days early July and want to find a friendly fun hostel that caters to families close (ish) to Everland.
Your recommendations are appreciated.
I am looking to teach English in S. Korea, and was wondering if having a CELTA qualification gives you better job prospects, higher pay etc.
I have a BAA from a Canadian Uni and an MA from England.
I don't have any teaching experience.
I do have an online 120 hr 'advanced' TEFL certificate.
Would the job prospects be better if I did the CELTA?
i know that weather may be impredictable but we are planning a trip around south korea in september...
how might be the weather like?
which is the best time to visit it?
thanks in advance as usual
after a trip to Japan in july/august this year, i will arrive in Seoul 12th of august. I have pre-arranged for an organized half-day city tour, which leads to Gyeongbokgung Palace and a half-day DMZ-tour. That leaves me 2 afternoons and 1 full day of time for my own explorations of Seoul. I am mainly interested in doing as much sightseeing as possible, so i´d like to visit all the palaces, at least one of the markets and the most important temples, the Seoul tower, Insadong and the Banpodaegyo bridge. Eating and shopping is not important to me, i don´t like to waste time and spending time in restaurants all by myself is no fun anyway. Do you think, my program is doable ? Is it advisable to use the Seoul city tour bus ? Can i cover the main sites by walking ? I´m staying at the Hamilton hotel in Itaewon.
What about the weather to expect in august ? Very hot and a lot o... more »
I live in China and will visit South Kore for the first time with my 5 year old daughter for a few days next month.
This trip will solely be for her enjoyment...................I will be the obliging father with a straining wallet :)
Can anybody please recommend an amusement park close enough to Seoul or Incheon with decently priced hotels nearby and all the fun & laughter a 5 year old could ever wish for.
My wife an I will be in Korea from the 15th-24th of July. We would like to see what we can in that time. We would like to do it by public transport using the metro, buses, and high speed rail network. Could anyone give me some of the best places to visit are?
I will land in Seoul early morning (5 am) and my connecting flight is leaving at 12:45. As I don´t need a visa for S. Korea, I´d like to make a short visit of the city in the morning. What is the best (quickiest and cheapiest) way to get from the airport to the center and back (how long does the transport take and how much does it cost)? And what is the most interesting to be visited in such a short time?
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Pls advise if our tentative schedule is doable.
Our family of four incl. our 15 yrs old girl and 10 yrs old boy will arrive Busan early Nov'13 for 8 days. We depart also from Busan.
1st day - arrive at 4pm - Busan
3rd day - Seoul
4th day - Phoenix Park Resort, Pyeongchang by bus around 12 noon
Is it worth to visit here during this time ?
Any snow? Not for skiing but just for the kids to play. If not, any other activity/attraction in this area?
5th day - ChunCheon / Nami Island
6th day - Gyeongju via Seoul by KTX
7th day - Busan
8th day - depart Busan at 4.45pm for home
I've got a question to ask. Which is better:
Bus from Dongseoul Central Terminal to Andong or Bus from Express Bus Terminal to Andong? Are there any difference?
I plan to stay near Anguk Station. I know I can take the subway directly to Express Bus Terminal Station, but was wondering if Dongseoul would be better, for whatever reason.
I will be visiting Seoul for 2 weeks in August for business purposes (although will do a spot of sightseeing at the weekend). My employer in their infinite wisdom give me a company credit card for my expenses but do not allow any type of cash advance. Therefore if I spend cash I must convert my own funds ahead of time, get receipts for absolutely everything, and then exchange back what I do not use. They will cover exchange fees but are not forthcoming with what happens with exchange rate fluctuations and unconvertable denominations (e.g. coins).
I therefore want to find out the extent to which it is possible to keep to credit card and avoid cash spending while in Seoul (I have never visited Korea before).
Places I will likely spend money:
Food - both restaurants but also food courts/fast food (possibly)
Limo bus to/from airport
Can anyone shed any li... more »
I was wondering which area would be the best area to stay on Jeju island, if I would like to be near the main attractions?
Thanks in advance for all the feedback :)
I've a few question regarding Andong:
1. Does anybody knows where I can get the latest schedule for bus #46 to and from Hahoe Village? How often do they revise the schedule? I found a few different schedules on the net, which I'm not sure if its the latest.
2. What's the best way to Byeongsanseowon ? I know there are 2 buses to and from Andong Bus Terminal, are there any to/from Hahoe Village? Would a taxi be a better option? How much would the fare be if we want the driver to wait while we we look around?
3. How far away is the Andong Bus Terminal from the city center?
Me and my girlfriend will be travelling through South Korea in July so we will be in time for the Mud festival.
But what's the best way to visit this festival? Travel there by bus and go back to seoul (or somewhere else) the same day or should we book accommodation in Boryeong?
And then I have another question about the accomodation in Boryeong. Because I can't really find place to stay online and I read somewhere that it triple's in price.
So if anyone knows more about how to enjoy this festival please let me know!
We are spending 8 nights in Korea and plan to spend:
3 nights in Seoul
2 nights in Jeju Island
2 nights in Busan
1 Night Seoul
Would this be a good itinerary? Would really appreciate any feedback in this.
Thanks in advance for your help! :)
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