The Shilla Seoul
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On my arrival at the guest house Kidae had been trying to teach me how to say thank you in Korean: gamsa hamnida. Normally I can pick up new words and pronunciations pretty quickly but this had me beat. I pronounced it just fine but I simply could not get the syllables to stick. I introduced b's and even managed to come out with a spoonerism and say hamsa gamnida so I think that with every Korean that I subsequently met and said thank you to, I created a new ...
... snob than I originally thought, because, upon seeing this, I instantly downgraded my expectations. Having said that, it was a passable scrambled eggs on white bread with an “Americano” coffee (basically black and very watered down – think McDonald’s style coffee). After breakfast I headed into the centre of Seoul to get my bearings and explore a little bit. The metro is very easy to navigate around – everything ...
... on a backstreet.
Obviously, things were only going to get worse when I got to the hotel. The manager, Sam, on checking me in asked, "What are your plans for tonight? Because some of us are going out if you want to join us." I explained the situation and said I would think about it.
So at 10 o'clock, I was down in the common are waiting to go out, chatting to a few folk about places we'd been, different cultures and the Scottish phrases Sam has ...
... named place on Earth) is 4 km wide with 2 km on either side of the border. Within the DMZ there is an area called Freedom village. This is where a small population of South Koreans live, work and go to school (and are exempt from any military service) and North Korean officials stage a phony village to entice South Koreans to leave the comfort of their democratic nation. You know the kind of person that is constantly trying to "one-up" you? That's North Korea. When ...
Bonjuk (본죽) is a leading rice porridge franchise restaurant serving a wide range of tasty and healthy juk (rice porridge). We visited the Myeongdong branch as it is conveniently located. A complete set as shown in the picture above costs 7500-10000 won, except for jeonbok (abalone) juk which costs 20000 won. It was warm and comforting on a cold spring night, after the strong gust of wind we experienced at N Seoul Tower.