Stations to Travel Outside of Seoul

Tips The 1330 Travel Hotline (+82-2-1330) is available in Korean, English, Japanese, and Chinese for you to ask all of your traveling questions about how to get to your location, how to get to book your train/bus ticket, and much more. If you have a phone, make sure to call and ask all of your […]

My Trip to Jeonju (part 2)

Hey, I am back with part 2 of my day trip to Jeonju (전주), this time with various types of food in Jeonju. In fact, Jeonju is known for its delicacies and spectacular cuisines, which is one of the prime reasons why Koreans visit Jeonju year round! Think about it, just to eat! Jeonju is […]

Hidden Hikes in Seoul

Seoul is full of beautiful mountains to hike but if you’re looking for something a little less popular and not as hard as the famous Bukansan check out some of these spots. The first hike is to Mt. Yongmasan (용마산). This hike is about a 2 hour hike down and back and offers an amazing […]

Gyeongpo Beach in Gangneung

  Gyeongpo beach (경포대) is off the eastern coast of South Korea along the East Sea (otherwise known as the Sea of Japan). It is about 3 hours from Seoul by bus. If you are looking to get out of the city for the day, Gyeongpo is the place! It is possible to stay overnight, but […]

Going to the Movies in Seoul

I love going to the movies! Back in North America I go to movies all the time, so naturally, in coming to Seoul I was dreading not being able to see movies here. But this was a silly thing to fear, because luckily, most movies (unless they are Korean or animated) play in English here. […]

Travelling to Osaka: How to get there (part 1)

A Japanese friend of mine got married this weekend, so I took a 5 days 4 nights trip to Osaka! Here are some tips if you’re thinking of planning a trip to Osaka! Booking the Flight Several different airlines offer flights to Osaka, including Japan Airlines, Korean Air, Asiana Airlines and United Airlines. An important […]

New Daiso!

It’s Spring of 2015, and a start of a new year! Last semester, we introduced a wonderful place called Daiso (다이소), the “Korean dollar store, but better”. Originally, there was one by the exit 9 of Wangsimni Station (왕십리역). However, it was not the most convenient of locations, about a 20 to 25 minute walk […]

My Trip to Jeonju (part 1)

I had a short overnight trip to Jeonju at the end of January. Jeonju is a tourist city in Korea which is famous for Hanok Village and Bibimbap. Recently, it has become more popular for some unusual snacks at the food alley there. Plus, I really recommend going to Jeonju to those who are on […]