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South Korea is an absolutely fascinating country. One of the highlights of my time there was visiting the border with North Korea – covered in my best Seoul Day Trips post. There is a great range of boutique hotels in Seoul. 

Two neighborhoods not to miss in Seoul are Gangnam (remember the dance) and Myeongdong (the centre for Seoul Shopping). And there is more to Incheon than the airport. Use my Seoul 5 Day Itinerary post to make sure you don’t miss anything.

Seoul Cityscape

Downtown Seoul

If you’re looking to head beyond Seoul (which you should) have a look at my Korea Itinerary. There are some great places to stay in Busan – use my Busan Itinerary to help to plan your time in this gorgeous Korean city.

Quirky Daegu in the centre of Korea is worth a trip – but don’t miss lovely Jeju Island and my Jeju Itinerary. It’s all in my Korea travel blog posts.

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Looking over to the lighthouse on Jeju Island

15 Charming Places to see Cherry Blossoms in Korea (2022) in the Spring

Cherry blossom season is an enchanting time in Korea. The winter chill fades away and the country re-emerges in a display of beautiful colours and scents. Cherry blossom trees, known locally as beot-kkot (벗꽃), are found all over the country. They’re a symbol of spring and represent purity and beauty. Cherry blossoms in Korea only …

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26 Beautiful Places in South Korea You’re Going to Love

Planning a trip to Korea? It is a fascinating country that is truly foreign. And it is filled with so many beautiful places – from the Hanok buildings of Jeonju to the coastline of Jeju Island to the palaces of Seoul. 26 Beautiful Places in South Korea Beautiful Places to Visit in Seoul and near …

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7 Seoul Boutique Hotels in Great Neighborhoods

Seoul is the heart of South Korea. Korea’s capital expresses all that makes the country so successful and enduringly interesting. So you can definitely bump it to the top of your list of places to visit when vacationing in South Korea. What makes Seoul so fascinating is its blend of modernity with history and culture. …

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Busan Itinerary: What You Can’t Miss and Must See in 2 Days

Busan is a thriving, lively city on the coast. South Korea might not be known for its laid-back lifestyle and easy-going culture. But in Busan, there is definitely a happy ease to daily life. Perhaps it’s the beach, or the wonderful museums, or the popular beer houses and karaoke rooms. Likely a combination of them …

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3 Day Jeju Itinerary: What You Can’t Miss and Must Do

Jeju, South Korea’s largest and most beautiful volcanic island is nestled on the South Coast. This South Korea island boasts stunning beaches, lush countryside, an abundance of museums, coastal walking trails, and delectable cuisine. If you’re looking to plan a trip to South Korea, you should certainly add Jeju Island to your list, together with …

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13 Best Things to do in Myeongdong that you’ll love

Heading to South Korea’s for a visit to Seoul? Just a heads up, you’ll be landing in a paradise of trendy fashion, superfine cosmetics, mouth-watering foods, and famous K-pop stars. Myeongdong translates to ‘bright town’ and is considered one of the best places to go Jung-gu, Seoul. As the name suggests, it’s a neon-lit, bustling …

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8 Best Things to do in Incheon You’re Going to Love

Whether you’re having a layover at Incheon International Airport or looking to explore the city with a day-trip from Seoul, there are plenty of places to visit in Incheon. Many of the things to do in Incheon are free, making it an ideal option for short trips and to squeeze in some sightseeing. If you’re …

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Where to Stay in Busan: 3 Best Areas & 10 Great Hotels

Busan is an exciting, energetic city. Throughout South Korea there is an aliveness to the days and nights, and no more so than in this city on the water. Busan has rather distinctly separate areas, and they all cater to different wants and needs. When it comes to where to stay in Busan South Korea …

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8 Best Things to do in Gangnam That You’ll Love

Gangnam, the trendy area in Seoul, is well-known and loved for many different reasons. From the countless exclusive designer stores to the viral “Gangnam Style” dance, stepping into the streets of the district is quite a surreal experience. If your Seoul itinerary doesn’t base you in Gangnam Korea, then it will most certainly take you …

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