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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Gyeongbokgung Palace & Gwanghwamun

Don’t say you’ve been to Korea if you have never visited at least one of the palaces, especially not if you are a huge fan of Korean period dramas! Built in 1395, Gyeongbokgung Palace is also commonly referred to as the Northern Palace because its location is furthest north when compared to the neighboring palaces […]

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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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Bukchon Hanok Village

Apart from palaces, one of the must-visit places in Korea is hanok villages. Besides the iconic architecture which you might have seen in Korean dramas, hanok villages also house interesting shops and restaurants. One of the most famous hanok villages in Seoul is none other than Bukchon Hanok Village. I’ve had the opportunity to visit this […]

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Seoul Museum of Art (SEMA)

Unlike museums in Singapore which only have free entry to Singaporeans, museums in Korea (such as National Museum) are free to all, including tourists. Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA) is a Korean modern art museum conveniently located in the Deoksugung Palace area near Jeongdong Theater (traditional performances) and Nanta Theater. SeMA is a 3-story building […]

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Gyeonggi English Village Paju Camp

Throughout my summer in Korea, I had always wanted to go to Paju. Paju is a city in Gyeonggi Province, it is located just south of Panmunjeom on the 38th parallel. That makes it dangerously close to the North Korea border, and I really wanted to go to the DMZ, but due to unfavourable political conditions […]

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