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)

Get Unlimited Train Rides With The Korail Pass

Looking to travel around Korea instead of limiting yourself to Seoul? Why not consider the Korail Pass, a special pass that allows for unlimited travel on Korail managed trains for 1, 3, 5 or 7 days. Within this period, you can travel to anywhere on any of the trains for an unlimited number of times. Since Korea is not that big, you can even return to … Continue reading Get Unlimited Train Rides With The Korail Pass

Top 10 Items To Buy In A Korean Supermarket!

Everyone loves Korean snacks, from the traditional favourite chocopies to the latest craze – honey butter chips and nuts, there are so many things to choose from in a Korean supermart, we often see tourists lugging huge boxes crammed full of snacks out of the supermarts. In fact, there is a dedicated EMS postage service booth right inside the supermart for customers who would like … Continue reading Top 10 Items To Buy In A Korean Supermarket!

Hanbok Experience (한복체험)

What is a trip to Korea without trying on the hanbok, or Korean traditional costume? The main characteristics of hanbok are that it is often colourful and shows off simple lines and curves. Hanbok is often worn during special occasions and festivals such as Seollal, Chuseok, wedding ceremonies, a baby’s first birthday etc. A traditional woman’s hanbok set consists of a blouse shirt called jeogori … Continue reading Hanbok Experience (한복체험)

Using The EG SIM Card

The Most Fuss Free SIM Card Option in Korea.

Everyone knows that Korea is one of the most connected country in the world, with free wifi hotspots literally everywhere. From shopping malls to cafes and restaurants, you can even get connected to free wifi while walking on the streets! Because of this, many tourists choose not to buy a SIM card when they are in Korea, choosing to rely on these free wifi hotspots instead. However do you know that when you purchase a SIM card such as the prepaid EG SIM Card, you get automatic access to Olleh’s extensive wifi network. Continue reading “Using The EG SIM Card”