KBS (Yeouido)

On one of the evenings in the summer of 2017, my friend brought me to Yeouido to visit the TV stations in this area (KBS and MBC), to see if we had any luck in meeting celebrities. Yeoeuido KBS, the background of the drama <The Producers> is loved as the must-visit tourism spot of Hallyu […]

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MBC World

For those who are big fans of Korean dramas, you may want to visit the filming sets and broadcasting companies during your trip to Seoul. While I visited MBC’s HQ in Yeouido last year, I didn’t really see anything exciting, so I thought I would pay a visit to MBC World in Digital Media City […]

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Lucky China (幸運大飯店)

I headed to Incheon’s Chinatown again during my recent trip to Korea (partly because I really wanted to eat some great jjajangmyeon again), but instead of heading to Cheonghwawon (中華范) , we decided to try another restaurant. There are a few really famous ones in Chinatown with superrrr long queues because of its reputation and long heritage, […]

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Wolmido Island

While searching for places to go in Incheon, I chanced upon this island that was just a little way offshore, but accessible by bus in Incheon, so I put this on my list and headed the next day. Plus point: This was the filming location for Descendants of the Sun, Running Man & Two Days […]

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Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP)

Built in 2014, Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) is one of the newest iconic landmarks to visit in Seoul. I wasn’t able to visit this on my first trip to Korea as it wasn’t on the tour itinerary, but I made it a point to go to this architectural wonder this summer. Plus point: This was […]

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Lotte World

Operated by Lotte Group, Lotte World Adventure is the largest indoor amusement park in the world (Guinness World Record!) Plus point: This was the filming location for Running Man Episode 9 & 149, Stairway to Heaven, as well as H.O.T’s Candy MV! Personally, I’m not a very big fan of amusement parks at this age because […]

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Jeonju Hanok Village

Although hanok villages are a must-visit in Korea, there is no lack of villages in Seoul itself. However, every city’s village has its own special story, and Jeonju Hanok Village is no exception. It’s also been designated as an International Slow City in 2010 ‘in recognition of its relaxed pace of life where traditional culture and nature blend […]

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