N Seoul Tower or commonly known as the Namsan Tower or Seoul Tower is a landmark of Seoul and it’s the very place to enjoy the entire city of Seoul! With the top of the tower is at almost 480m above sea level, including Namsan Mountain (243m) and the tower’s own height (236.7m), making it one of the tallest towers in Seoul.
Seoul is a huge city with many things to do. It’s certainly an impressive city, with towering skyscrapers, modern architecture and lots of shopping possibilities. In this guide, we’re going to share with you tips to exploring Seoul, the best specific areas, activities you can do, and hopefully, it can help you to plan your daily itinerary in Seoul.
Autumn will come really soon and it’s time to continue our Korea Travel Series! There’s a lot of beautiful places in Seoul especially in Autumn, and one of them what we’ve visited in our #FoodInLoveKOREA trip is Namsangol Hanok Village.
Located north of Gwanghwamun Square, Gyeongbokgung Palace is one of the most iconic sights in all of Korea thanks to its long and storied history. Gyeongbokgung was the main royal palace of the Joseon dynasty. Gyeongbokgung (경복궁), which means “palace greatly blessed by Heaven,” was built in the heart of Seoul surrounded by Mount Bugaksan and Mount Namsan.
Every fall, sightseers flock to Korea’s beautiful rural destinations to enjoy the fiery colors of autumn. It’s time to immerse yourself in a sea of red, orange, and yellow leaves. Fall or autumn is indeed one of our favorite seasons with the colorful leaves that warm our souls. In this post, we are going to show you some of the best places to visit and enjoy fall foliage in Seoul during the autumn season. Hopefully, it can help you plan your itinerary for Autumn holiday.
One of the best spot to enjoy the autumn foliage in Seoul is Ewha Womans University, a prestigious university for female students. The area around the university is full of budget friendly street food, cafes, restaurants, shops, and stores with beautiful trees lined on the street.
There are a lot of amazing things about Seoul, but for food lovers, it’s the never-ending amount of delicious food that makes Seoul such an exciting city. With an abundance of food options, Seoul offers everything from small traditional street food stands serving basic rice and vegetable dishes to up-market restaurants with comprehensive menus.
Korean BBQ is a must when in Korea. One of our best findings in #FoodInLoveKOREA is Korean BBQ at Saemul Sikdang / New Village Restaurant (새마을식당). We visited their branch at Hongdae, an area which known as a trendy cafe and nightlife area for students and is well known for its indie scene, urban street arts, and underground musician.
Fried chicken is undoubtedly one of the most common food that you can find in Seoul. There are a lot of fried chicken chain with their various specialties. It’s also very hard to find a chicken that clearly outshines the rest because the industry there is so well developed. Most of them offer Chimaek (Fried Chicken and Beer), but we found Chicken & Curry Goon (치킨앤 카레군) in Hongdae area that offers a different style of Korean Fried Chicken.
In the super rapidly changing Korea, we get to see new trends and new items every day, including their street food. During our #FoodInLoveKOREA trip, one of our best findings is Steak & Beer in a cup from “Me? Steak!” in Hongdae area. These “Street Steakhouses” that sell properly grilled steak in a cup is the recently rising dining trend in Korea, just like soft serve milk ice cream not long ago.