Backpackers Korea Dongdaemun

1054 Sungin-dong Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea Rep. | Hostel
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Our Farewell Visit to Seoul

A travel blog entry by kelseyandmike on Jan 10, 2014

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... our favourite place in Seoul: Namdaemun market. It was a beautiful building on the outside with great views of Namsan Tower. It was clean, the beds were not nearly as uncomfortable as others and the bathroom came with the customary bidet. There were only two downsides to the place: 1) The hotel has not been updated since the early 1980s, but not really a big problem and 2) Since it is winter in Korea, the heat has to be set to at least 35 degrees and of course, the thermostat was ...

Yeoido, full gospel church, Nanta!

A travel blog entry by slynne on Oct 27, 2013

Left home 945 Subway to yeoido island, walk to Yoido Full gospel Church for service at 11. Huge, foreigners ushered to special area. Headphones. Beautiful orchestra and choir. Sat next to singaporean guy who had just had cosmetic surgery. Service finished at 1230. After church take for foreigners briefing. Longgg! American expat talked for 1.5 hours about their programs etc. Afterward went to yeoido park. 3 sections. Hired rollerblades and ...

Loving and leaving South Korea

A travel blog entry by hazel_81 on Sep 02, 2013

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So I'm currently sat on the bus making my way back to Incheon airport in Seoul and I'm feeling really sad to leave. I felt immediately comfortable and relaxed after arriving here just as I did in Japan. The people I've met have been so lovely, genuine and helpful and I've asked for help many times believe me! I am always on my guard but I can honestly say I've felt safe here 100% of the time and think it's a ...

Homeward bound

A travel blog entry by annamall on Jul 06, 2013

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... have two full July 3rds awake. After clearing customs in LA we got a car and headed out to do some touristy things during our 10 hour layover. First up, the Griffith Observatory, with incredible views of the city. Then we headed to Hollywood Blvd (star walk), the Sunset Strip, Beverly Hills, a quick drive along the coast (Venice Beach) and then it was back to the airport.....RDU here we come -- last entry, see you at home!
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Taking the Seoul Train

A travel blog entry by ageinghippie on May 03, 2013

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The train departed Busan at 7:50 am so I had to be up and out of the guesthouse before 7:00 am. Since the train station is two minutes away it wasn't a big problem. It just meant being quiet in loading Henri and exiting the building. By 7:00 am I was at the station and went to get a coffee at the Korean coffee shop which was just as good and cheaper than the American style coffee shops.

At 7:30 am I decided to go down in the elevator to the platform and find out ...

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This hostel, located on 1054 Sungin-dong Jongno-gu, Seoul, is near N Seoul Tower, Gate Gwanghwamun, Dongdaemun Gate (Great Eastern Gate), and Yook-Sam (The "63" Building).
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