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Korea . 2013 Oct

Korea . 2013 Oct

D2.1 | Gwanghwamun . Gyeongbokgung

Today itinerary was quite long, we were going to cover quite a number of tourist spots including Gwanghwamun, Gyeongbokgung, Samcheong-dong, Bukchon and Insadong. We took the subway from Sungshin Women’s Univ station to Gyeongbokgung Palace station. We have our quick breakfast at the subway station – the soya bean drink was quite special. After the Gwanghwamun, we saw Changing of the Guard ceremony in front of Gyeongbokgung Palace.

Korea . 2013 Oct

D1.2 | Seorae Village . Gangnam

After leaving the Coffee Prince Cafe, we took the subway from Hongdae to Seocho area. Seocho area was located at the south of Seoul and there was a place called Seorae Village. Seorae Village was sometimes nicknamed “Montmartre” due to its hilltop location and it was the French neighborhood of Seoul — home to about 560 French peoples (ref from Wiki). There were many French cafes located in the Seorae Village.

Korea . 2013 Oct

D1.1 | Hongdae . Coffee Prince Cafe

We took the night flight to Seoul with Malaysia Airline and there was a promotion when we booked the ticket, cost about S$500 per pax from Singapore to Seoul. The flight we took was 9:15pm from Singapore and stopover at KLIA for 1 hour; arrived in Korea Incheon Airport around 7:10am. We took the airport bus 6011 from Incheon Airport, and it took around 1 hour to reach ICOS Guesthouse. We passed by quite a number of tourist spots such as  ...