Night Palace Opening At Gyeongbokgung (경복궁야간개장)

Every year in February for a limited period of time, palaces such as Gyeongbokgung and Changgyeonggung are open to the public from 18:00 to 21:00. During the night opening, the palaces and the various gates and pavilions will be lit up, showcasing their beauty in a different way. The number of tickets sold per week is limited to 2,200, and each guest is only allowed … Continue reading Night Palace Opening At Gyeongbokgung (경복궁야간개장)

Kyobo Bookstore – The Largest Bookstore Chain In Korea (교보문고)

One of our favourite places to visit in Seoul is Kyobo Bookstore. Here at the bookstore, you can find everything from approximately 2.3 million books to souvenirs, watches, household products, digital gadgets, gifts, stationey, music albums and more! This place is perenially crowded with people, more so on weekends when readers both young and old come down to spend their day enjoying a good book … Continue reading Kyobo Bookstore – The Largest Bookstore Chain In Korea (교보문고)

Family Fun At Lotte Aquarium (롯데아쿠아리움)

Located at the basement of the mega popular Lotte World Mall and on the way to Lotte World Amusement Park, Lotte World Aquarium provides quality educational fun time to adults and children alike. Visitors start off by exploring the various themed areas, learning about marine life in rivers and oceans. Information about the displays are displayed in Korean and English. Look out for the star … Continue reading Family Fun At Lotte Aquarium (롯데아쿠아리움)

Yeonnam-dong, The New Hotspot Among Seoul Youths (연남동)

Yeonnam-dong is the latest hotspot among youths in Seoul. Located close to Hongdae and Sinchon, this neighbourhood looks different from most. Many of the shops, cafes and restaurants here still use old signboards and fonts of yesteryears. Korean youths enjoy coming here to take pictures, relax in the old-style coffee shops as well as to check out some of the shops selling vintage goods. The … Continue reading Yeonnam-dong, The New Hotspot Among Seoul Youths (연남동)

Where It All Began, Dongdaemun Pyounghwa Clothing Market (평화시장)

Dongdaemun, long regarded as the fashion and design centre in Seoul, is home to the largest clothing suppliers in Korea. Here in Dongdaemun, you can expect to find almost every fashion item you may need, from fabric to accessories, caps, wedding goods, shoes and many more. It is here in the many wholesale centres sprawled across Dongdaemun that many of the clothing retailers all over … Continue reading Where It All Began, Dongdaemun Pyounghwa Clothing Market (평화시장)

Royal Hunting Ground, Seoul Forest (서울숲)

Seoul Forest is thus named as such because in the past, this area had been a royal hunting ground for kings. It is now an eco-friendly mega park consisting of various themed gardens such as the Cultural Art Park, Ecological Forest, Nature Experiencing Study Field, Wetlands Ecological Field and Hangang River Waterside Park. When the weather is good, you can also rent bicycles at the … Continue reading Royal Hunting Ground, Seoul Forest (서울숲)