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The Ultimate Guide to Seoul in South Korea ??

Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is arguably one of the most popular destinations for young Filipinos.

One reason could be because of the growing popularity of “K-pop” and “k-drama” in the Philippines.

Coupled with that, the city is packed with countless sites to visit– from old heritage temples to modern shopping districts, Seoul is a city that has a little bit of everything from old to new.

But with a variety of places to visit in a matter of days, it can be difficult to fit many activities in one trip.

But lucky for you, we’ve curated a list of the best places to stay, shop, eat and visit in Seoul so you can get the most out of your stay!

South Korea Guide (2018 Blog Series)
 South Korea Day Trip: Nami Island, Petite France and Morning Calm Garden!
 Trout Festival at the Winter Wonderland in Pyeongchang, South Korea
 
Winter Korea: Here is what it’s like to go skiing in South Korea!

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South Korea Day Trip: Nami Island, Petite France and Morning Calm Garden!

South Korea is a country that has a little bit of everything, from sprawling tech-savvy metropolis to the beautiful scenic countryside.

Located just 2 hours away from Seoul, Gapyeong County is a rural province in South which is the home of 3 of the most famous and picturesque destinations in the country.

A place that has been attracting a lot of Korean drama fans because some of the iconic scenes from famous K-dramas were shot here.

Whether you are a K-drama fan or not, this place is perfect for everyone to enjoy! Join me as we visit 3 of the most famous destinations in Gapyeong in 1 day!

South Korea Guide (2018 Blog Series)
 Ultimate Guide to Seoul, South Korea!
 Winter Korea: Here is what it’s like to go skiing in South Korea!
 Trout Festival at the Winter Wonderland in Pyeongchang, South Korea

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Trout Festival at the Winter Wonderland ? Pyeongchang, South Korea

The Pyeongchang Trout Festival is a seasonal festival that takes place during winter in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

This year, Pyeongchang marks a ceremonial milestone as it celebrates the trout festival alongside the 2018 Winter Olympics, where most of the sports venues are located.

During the festival, visitors can experience and enjoy a variety of programs and activities aside from the traditional trout ice fishing.

South Korea Guide (2018 Blog Series)
 Ultimate Guide to Seoul, South Korea!
• Winter Korea: Here is what it’s like to go skiing in South Korea!
 
South Korea Day Trip: Nami Island, Petite France and Morning Calm Garden!

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PyeongChang Winter Olympics Awesome Guide! @PyeongChang2018

PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics(Copyright: The Pyeongchang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games)

PyeongChang 208 Winter Olympics will be the kickoff series for the high-profile sporting event in Asia over the next four years, with neighboring countries Tokyo hosting the 2020 Summer Olympics and Beijing hosting the Winter Olympics in 2022.

It will be the first winter games in Korea held in Pyeongchang, Gangneung, and Jeongseon from February 9 to 25, 2018, while the Paralympic Games will be held from March 9 to 18.

With over 50,000 people participating, PyeongChang 2018 will welcome over 3000 athletes from over 95 countries competing in the first Winter Olympics to be held on Korean soil.

 

PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics include 102 events in 15 sports disciplines–Alpine Skiing, Biathlon, Cross-country Skiing, Freestyle Skiing, Nordic Combined, Ski Jumping, Snowboard, Bobsleigh, Luge, Skeleton, Curling, Figure Skating, Ice Hockey, and Speed Skating.

Check out our Awesome Guide as we tour around the Olympic game venues while enjoying some sights and local fare along the way…

 

PYEONGCHANG 2018 WINTER OLYMPICS
Pyeongchang, Gangneung, and Jeongseon
Facebook: PyeongChang2018
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.pyeongchang2018.com

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GYEONGGI-DO: Exploring the Korean Folk Village, Hwaseong Haenggung Palace, and Gwangmyeong Cave! @PyeongChang2018

Korea Gangwon Fam Tour (Last Day)

Gyeonggi-do Province–strategically surrounding Seoul like a doughnut–is known as the ‘outer land of the kingdom’s capital’, which protects the royal palace.

Today, it is one of the popular weekend destinations for Seoul residents, offering many attractions easily accessible from the capital. Here you can find vast natural landscapes like the magical Gwangmyeong cave, as well as historical sites that date back to the Joseon Dynasty.

Here’s a photo essay of our tour around the neighboring cities while visiting the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics Venue…

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GANGNEUNG: Attractions Near The Winter Olympic Venue! @PyeongChang2018

PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics(Copyright: The Pyeongchang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games)

The city of Gangneung, one of the host cities for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, is famous for its beaches, lakes, seafood, museums, and old houses.

 

Korea Gangwon Fam Tour (Day 4)

There are a number things you can do here–from enjoying fresh seafood at the Jumunjin Seafood Market and touring Ojukheon House (the oldest wooden residential building in Korea), to enjoying modern art in Haslla Art World and witnessing a 4.3km stretch of cherry blossom trees surround Gyeongpoho Lake.

Here’s a photo essay of the sites you can visit near the Winter Olympic venues…

PYEONGCHANG 2018 WINTER OLYMPICS
Pyeongchang, Gangneung, and Jeongseon
Facebook: PyeongChang2018
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.pyeongchang2018.com

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PYEONGCHANG 2018: What to Expect In The Winter Olympics! @PyeongChang2018

PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics

(Copyright: The Pyeongchang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games)

See the transformation of PyeongChang into a winter sports hub in East Asia through the Winter Games!

The PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics will be the first winter games in Korea held in Pyeongchang, Gangneung, and Jeongseon from February 9 to 25, 2018, while the Paralympic Games will be held from March 9 to 18.

It will be the second Olympics to be hosted in Korea, 30 years after the 1988 Seoul Olympic games. With over 50,000 people participating, PyeongChang 2018 will welcome athletes from over 95 countries, competing in 15 events.

The Winter Olympics include 102 events in 15 sports disciplines–Alpine Skiing, Biathlon, Cross-country Skiing, Freestyle Skiing, Nordic Combined, Ski Jumping, Snowboard, Bobsleigh, Luge, Skeleton, Curling, Figure Skating, Ice Hockey, and Speed Skating.

Here’s a photo essay of our visit to the Winter Olympic Venues…

PYEONGCHANG 2018 WINTER OLYMPICS
Pyeongchang, Gangneung, and Jeongseon
Facebook: PyeongChang2018
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.pyeongchang2018.com

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KOREAN VISA: How to Apply for South Korean Visa in Manila? @KTOManila
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KOREAN VISA: How to Apply for South Korean Visa in Manila? @KTOManila

Check out: KOREA TRAVEL: Filipino First Timer’s Guide to Experiencing the Real Korea 🙂

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A Tourist Visa to Korea is generally FREE, but you still have to apply for it. You can get your visa in as short as 3 days or as long as a week.

Here are some tips on how to apply for a South Korea Visa here in Manila.

First, visit the official website of the Korean Embassy and download the application form here: Korean Visa Application Form.

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