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  • BEST WESTERN Nakajima Koen Sapporo STAY SPACIOUS REVIEW

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  • SwissĂ´tel Nankai, Osaka STAY REVIEW in central Osaka

    An exhilarating night view greets us on the 31st floor as the curtain withdraws. Tugging our luggage from Osaka Kansai airport, we were glad to find home just 31 mins by Rapi:t express linking us directly to Namba and just a lift that brought us ...

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The Petite France is another destination for two after the popular Nami Island. It’s common for visitors to go to Nami Island on tour packages which is very costly and you can save those dollars for a few sumptuous meals by going on Free&Easy. S.Korea is linked up conveniently, thanks to its subway connectivity and it just takes a transit or two with a shuttle bus at the doorstep to Read More…

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A day trip to DMZ | The Demilitarized Zone Korea

Written by On March - 22 - 2014 under Korea

The surreal remains of a steam locomotive train derailed at Imjingak station of Gyeongui Line is a heart-nerving sight for many. Known for its purposed transportation during the period of Korean War, the locomotive train was shot more than 1,200 holes and preserved as a national heritage today. The track towards North As local folk song tuned to the mood, a patch of far-away snow sight laid in front of Read More…

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All photos by SONY NEX-5T The boutique Hotel Karashy is a new property in Sadang area, one of the bustling areas in the Seoul city. Just a 5 minutes walk from the subway and doorstep to food and shopping, the hotel Karashy is for the trendy and chic travellers who desires leisure than business. Bold: the word highlighted throughout the hotel with black emphasised across the rooms and a lobby Read More…

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Pictures shot by NEX-5T. The new hotel in historical slow-paced insadong, ibis Ambassador Seoul Insadong is just mins walk from the subway and away from the bustling traffic that no one desires. The usual concept of ibis is budget, however the first stay here completely changes my perception. The high standards set by its parent company Accorhotels raise the bar of its promised simple concept stay – an indoor onsen Read More…

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When in Korea, one will not forget about the korean dramas that they recently caught on TV and of course, the idols that have acted out in the drama series. Well, if Da Chang Jing sounds familiar to you, then you’ll be fascinated by this: Our Site-visit to the filming sites! Traveling in style on-board the Korea Railroad with our KR Pass, we made a swift stop at Suwon, which Read More…

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Suwon Hidden Gem: Wawoojeongsa Temple

Written by On April - 8 - 2012 under Korea

Flipping through a local destination catalogue at the Suwon Tourist Centre, something shiny just caught my attention. I went forward and approached an english speaking customer officer on the directions to get to this place. She looked and then exchanged some korean conversation which makes no sense to me and replied that this place is too far away from Suwon – an hour ride away and you’ll have to change Read More…

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Seoul Shopping Districts… where to shop?

Written by On March - 17 - 2012 under Korea

When in Seoul, you won’t be disappointed with the countless shopping districts that might cause your wallet to burst and… maybe your bag too for not being able to hold the weight of your jalan jalan. There’s preferably shopping districts at almost every city stops in Seoul along the subway line that is walking distance from each other and if you’re tired, you do not have to return to the Read More…

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Busan Korea Top tourist attractions

Written by On February - 21 - 2012 under Korea

Staying in the Haeundae District at Sunset Hauendae Business Hotel leads us to close proximity to Haeundae top attractions such as Busan Aquarium, Hauendae Beach, Busan Hot Spring and Haeundae Fish Market. Getting to the central areas from the Haeundae District will take you at least 2 subway transits and about 45 mins to reach the biggest fish market as well as Busan Station where you can hop conveniently to Read More…

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Nestled 2 hours 30 mins away from Seoul, Pyeongchang is famous for its snow sports like skii, snowboarding and more where one will be immersed in the breathtaking picturesque view of mountains capped with thick lush layers of pure white snow glittering under the sun. Whisking away on a scenic and lush road, we soon arrive at Heonggye terminal which is about 8km mountainous road away from the resort high Read More…

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My KORAIL Pass KR adventure on Korea RailRoad

Written by On January - 23 - 2012 under Korea

Our Video + Photo Experience on the KR 7 days Pass with KTX inside-out! Speeding across Korea on the KoRail trains, the most affordable way to explore the best of city-hopping is through the KORAIL PASS which is only available to foreign visitors. With the KR Pass, you’ll be able to hook up unlimited rides on the KORAIL KTX and normal trains for a span of days like 3, 5, Read More…

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