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“The Core of Seoul where the Past meets the Present”

City Hall Area | Myeogdong – Euljiro | Namdaemun Market – Namsan 

     The city hall area is the undisputable heart of Seoul where you can see either a wide stretch of green gas, or modern skyscrapers standing in harmony with palaces that are hundreds of years old.Of all tourist magnets in the area, where the past blends with the present in harmony, Deoksugung Palace has particular significance as the background of Korea’s modern and contemporary history.

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Korea Day 4 - Tuesday

My fourth day started with being a tourist in the Namdaemum Market area, where I was surprised at the amount of Cantonese I heard being spoken. 288 more words



Taken 2104-08-27 at Namdaemun, Seoul, South Korea
© Hyangwoo 2014

Annyeong Korea: Last Few Days

Day 4

It was raining this day so we decided to go to Lotte World. Since we were a few minutes away from the train station, we just rode the train. 616 more words


Make Up Galore

When I first arrived at Under The Bridge, there were these girls from Thailand.  They went power shopping at Namdaemun (or was it Dongdaemun) and these are just some of the cosmetics that they bought. 40 more words

Namdaemun and Myeong-dong

August 19th 2014

Today I went to Namdaemun and Myeong-dong. So now you probably think “Namdaemun, Myeong-dong? What is this?” Don’t worry I will explain it for you. 771 more words

Travel Diary

Myeong- dong

August 11, 2014

This weekend we ventured into another area of Seoul – Myeong-dong. It’s essentially a shopping mecca where all the big brands have huge stores; add street vendors and street food to that and you get an exciting and delicious kind of chaos. 622 more words