Experience Korea: A day in Insadong and Bukchon Hanok Village

As mentioned in my previous post about attractions near Gryeongbokgong Palace, here is Day 2 of my suggested itinerary – A day in Insadong and Bukchon Hanok Village. Insadong Here are some things you can do at Insadong 1. Buy souvenirs Insadong is a popular tourist street with lots of shops selling Korean souvenirs: cards, … More Experience Korea: A day in Insadong and Bukchon Hanok Village

Experience Korea: A day in Gyeongbokgung and Samcheongdong

Want to visit a palace and see Korean traditional houses? One popular palace in Seoul is Gyeongbokgung. As mentioned in my previous post on experiencing Korean culture, I have 4 places to recommend to you. This post will show you my suggested itinerary for day 1: Visit Gyeongbokgung Palace and Samcheongdong, a street filled with shops … More Experience Korea: A day in Gyeongbokgung and Samcheongdong

Experience Korean Culture: Attractions near Gyeongbokgung Palace

Visiting Gyeongbokgung (경복궁) Palace? Other attractions nearby include: Samcheong-dong (삼청동) Samcheongdong is an area filled with cafes, restaurants and accessories shops, many of them housed in Korean traditional hanoks. Insa-dong (인사동) Insadong is a popular tourist street with lots of shops selling Korean souvenirs: cards, bookmarks, pouches, display items etc. You can also try on the Korean … More Experience Korean Culture: Attractions near Gyeongbokgung Palace

Visit Suwon Fortress / Hwaseong Fortress (수원 화성)

Suwon Fortress, also known as Hwaseong Fortress, was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. Suwon fortress surrounds the centre of Suwon city, and was built in the 18th Century during the Joseon Dynasty by King Jeonjo. There are 4 main gates at the fortress. You can enter at any gate to explore … More Visit Suwon Fortress / Hwaseong Fortress (수원 화성)