6/10/2014

Korea 2014 - Overview

I recently went to Korea with 7 other high school friends, we planned this trip since last year and it is the most illustrious trip to date! This is a brief overview, I will write up the itinerary in detail later as I need time to go through the photos and refresh my memory! :)

The stats
- the group: 8 high school mates
- travel date: 23/4 - 3/5
- the locations: Seoul, Jeju Island
- flight: MAS

The itinerary
Day 1: Fly to Incheon > Nam-I island > Daepohang fish market
Day 2: Mt Seorak > Peak Island > Yong Pyong
Day 3: Everland > Kimchi making > hanbok experience > Sincheon Lady Street
Day 4: Myeongdong > Dongdaemun > Fantastick
Day 5: Gyeongbuk > Jeju > Jungang Underground Shopping
Day 6: Seongsun Sunrise Peak > orange farm > traditional village > Mysterious Road > Teddy Bear Museum > Dragon Head Rock
Day 7: Chinatown > Myeongdong > Namdaemun > Lotte Mart
Day 8: Changdeokgung > Bukchon > Insadong > Nanta show > Itaewon
Day 9: Seoul Tower > Gangnam
Day 10: Back to Malaysia

Overall experience
This trip exceeded my expectations; the scenery was beautiful, the country is efficient and I have a better understanding of their culture and lifestyle. There were moments of tension but never did we falter and we took care of each other on this journey. 

There a few points to ponder
- pay attention to detail
- I turned into a shopaholic
- Korean food is really good
great company makes for a great trip!

Stay tuned for the detailed itinerary :)

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