Korea destinations – Busan

I came to Busan mainly for one thing – connection to Fukuoka. Busan and Fukuoka are so close to each other that you can take a 3 hours ferry ride to reach the other shore. Well, i didn’t do enough research on this, and i presumed that Jeju Air flights are as cheap as it …

Korea destinations – Jeju

There are literally hundreds of attractions on Jeju island, and if you read travelogues on Jeju, you’ll find that no two are the same. Dokkaebi road (mysterious road) is probably one of the more popular ones. We had a go there as well, putting the car into neutral gear and watching in amazement as the car went uphill …

Korea destinations – Seoraksan and Mureung

Odaeyang Hoetjip is a restaurant recommended by the Korea Tourism website, specializing in seafood. They’re located right by the beach. The recommended combo meal doesn’t come cheap, at 200,000 Won (S$235). It is probably good for 4 adults, and with just 2 adults and 2 kids, it was really too much food for us. Nevertheless, it …

Korea 10.5 days itinerary

Ssang Waterfalls (image from www.meetup.com) This is not quite the Korea itinerary many people will do. If you read my past travelogues, you’ll notice that i try to cram as much as i possibly can into any trip (in the spirit of Fast Travel), so for Korea, i will be going to all the important/popular sites in …

Renting a car in Korea

The car rental business in Korea is somewhat like that in Japan. There are no standardized industry practices. First of all, the local car rental agencies, like AJ rent a car (now actually owned by Avis), don’t allow you to book more than 3 months ahead. Lotte rent a car is worse, allowing you to make …