7 comments on “Have Any Tips on South Korea?

  • March 15, 2012 at 12:28 pm
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    If you’re visiting South Korea, one restaurant I’d definitely recommend is Sanchon. It’s a vegetarian restaurant run by a Buddhist monk in the Insadong section of Seoul. The food is a bit expensive (by Korean standards), but I remember the lunch time meal I had was so delicious. I loved everything I ate there. Depending on when you go there, there might be some kind of entertainment. Here’s the website: http://www.sanchon.com/english/.  

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  • June 29, 2012 at 5:01 pm
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    If you’re looking to do something athletic, you might want to consider hiking at Bukhansan National Park. It’s next to a subway station (in Seoul), and I hiked Dobongsan (a mountain) there. 

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      • August 13, 2012 at 7:37 pm
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        I’m sorry I didn’t respond sooner, as I just noticed your message today. So if I understand you correctly, you want to take a ferry to Korea? There is a ferry you can take from Shimonoseki (a Japanese city) to Busan, South Korea. And from Busan, you can take a train (or bus) to Seoul. Shimonoseki is in western Japan.
        I actually just returned the Japan Lonely Planet guide I was borrowing from the library today, so I don’t have more information on the ferry. But I think it runs several times a day.
        Busan is South Korea’s second largest city. I’m really familiar with it, but I know you can go to the beach there.

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          • August 14, 2012 at 10:38 pm
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            Actually, I meant to say I’m NOT familiar with Busan, as I’ve never been there. I’ve only been to Seoul, but I greatly enjoyed my time there.
            As for a China-South Korea ferry, look at this website: .
            Hopefully, that website is helpful (It’s the official Korean tourist website).

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