Travel Blogs from Seoul
…And so after a wonderful but wet sojourn in Jeju, I'm back in Seoul on Friday evening, making my way from Gimpo Airport to my hotel in Chungmuro on a metro system that is simply light years ahead of the London Tube, but not when you are lugging heavy baggage. In London, changing lines usually involves just walking across …
So today we had a field trip. We went first to In Sa Dong where we got to do some shopping. I didn't get much there as I have gotten most of my souvenirs and can find those items cheaper other places. Then we ate lunch. It was a wonderful spread - with mainly fish as the meat. It was delicious!
Then we went to Changduk Palace where we took …
... or a rope. It takes less than an hour to get to the top, and the views are amazing! I could see most of Seoul from the three different lookout points along the hike.
I enjoyed a bimbimbop (rice wrapped in seaweed, with either veggies, tuna, beef or chicken on top) for lunch and then headed back down to the subway. I'm curious whether or not a person can overdose on bimbimbop. I think I've eaten 2-3 every day we have been in Korea!
... too cold. The night coolness was soothing, something I'd remember about (just like the first time I was in HK - the beautiful weather feel stuck with me for the rest of my life :P)
After that we went home, cleaned ourselves and then grabbed a bite of Kebab from the street. It was pretty nice for me because of the spices. One of the foodgasmic moments! ;)
Total amount spent: about 140,000 W i think (dunno on what also lah!!)
... or given lots of positive special treatment for being a foreigner; here we are mostly just ignored and treated like regular people.
At 6PM we all had dinner together in this really cool market/restaurant area; I forgot what it's called. I tried rice wine for the first time, which some people thought tasted like pool water but I thought seemed pretty neutral. After dinner ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking