Quick Guide to Seoul


Your handy guide to plan your itinerary when you’re in Seoul.

Useful Apple Apps for download:

  1. Jihachul, Korea Subway Map [ iPhone | iPad

    Need help to plan the route to your destination? No dataplan is required to use this app. Recommended by most Koreans commuting by subway.

  2. Learn Korean Phasebook [ iPhone | iPad ]

    This apps provide basic phases that you need to communicate with the Koreans. A must have especially for haggling!

  3. I Tour Seoul [ iPhone ]

    This apps provide the official guidebook for places of interest in Seoul.

  4. Visit Korea [ iPhone ]

    Your personal guidebook to different regions of South Korea. If you decided to visit Busan. This might be useful.

  5. Filer Lite [ iPhone | iPad ]

    If you decided to keep your MsWord/MsExcel itinerary or document without using dataplan, this apps is useful! It allows you to view the documents from your phone  without using any network support.

Useful Websites:

Subway Real-time | Seoul MapOfficial Travel Guide

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Seoul – Nami Island

The beauty of Nami Island is indescribable. This small charming Island is a popular tourist destination in Seoul. Known for its stunning scenery, this is a must-visit attraction and you need to set aside half a day for your visit. Nami in winter is simply picturesque

Nami Island

Nami Island (Namiseom or Naminara) is a small ‘doraemon pocket lookalike‘ island situated 63 km from Seoul in the middle of the Han River. This charming Island is famous for the ‘Winter Sonata’ film locations back in 2002. Apparently, Nami Island declared its cultural independence on March 1, 2006. Like other independent republics, Naminara Republic has its own national flag, anthem, passport, postage stamps, telephone cards, written characters, papers, and currency. Do not fret, passport is not required to get to the island but admission fee applies.

Watch snippets of my journey to Nami Island.

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