Where to crash in Seoul on the cheap

Where to crash in Seoul on the cheap

CRASHING – everybody eventually does it. Coming to Seoul to party is fun. Trying to find a place to crash afterwards is not. Presuming you haven’t already arranged to stay at a friend’s house or reserved a hotel, there are plenty of 24-hour...
Six things to avoid in Seoul

Six things to avoid in Seoul

SEOUL is a huge place – beyond being one of the largest cities in the world, the surrounding metropolitan area is filled with plenty of other attractions. While you can spend weeks touring Seoul and not see it all, there are several places you can safely skip if...

Life in Korea: The Sinbundang line opens (Seoul)

It’s official – the Sin-bundang / Shin-bundang line opens on October 29, 2011 at 3pm. This is more of a PSA for the wonderful readers are into travel and life in Korea. The Sinbundang line (신분당선) is essentially a shortcut from Gangnam station down to the...

Life in Korea: an address change in your future

Korea is advanced in more ways than I can count. Fast internet, great public transportation, and so on. One area where the country has been a laggard is their address system, which has been stuck in the early 20th century. The concept of 도 (do, or province), 구 (gu, or...