30 March 2015 Seoul, South Korea

SEOUL, KOREA TRIP DAY 1 (韩国之旅)


Annyeonghaseyo  Finally I blogged about my Seoul, Korea Trip that I went with my girl friends on Jan 2015. I know right~ The long wait is no more. =) The reason why I need to delay this post until now is because after I back from Korea, I got tons of sponsored reviews and events need to be attend. There are so many sweeties emailed to ask me blog about it as soon as possible because they are planning to visit Korea anytime and they hope they can take my blog post as reference.



Well, sorry for the delayed girls. I hope I can blog about the 5 days remaining asap. Back to the topic, I'm super excited for this trip because this would be my very first time for the GIRLS TRIP! =D In addition, Korea would be consider 9th visited countries on my list! Can't wait to break into 10 countries on my list!

Korea I'm coming!!

Waiting @ KLIA

With my girls - Joan and Samantha

Super in love with the snowflake, although this is not the first time I saw the real snow but still very excited because snow is love <3 p="">


You guys wouldn't know, this is my very first time taking AirAsia! Although I oversea more than 10 times but previously I took others airline. This time I took AirAsia is because my friends already purchase the air ticket and I want to sit with them.  =) 


So here is my flight meals while on the way to Korea.

Hello Seoul, Korea~



They even provided space for the kids to ski. 

After we reached Incheon airport, of course we need to take train to our hostel.

After we purchase our SIM card at those convenient store, we can directly use or you may top up your card with the machine here. 


Selfie in the train is a MUST.  =P


Finally reached our hostel.

Yup, our hostel was K-Hostel.

Let's discover our room now~

I know right~ It's a super small room for 3 person like us. But the price is really affordable. 

Since that time was Winter season, so they wrap the air conditioner because they knew tenant won't planning to turn it on.


What so special about this hostel is they having a painting board for each floor. The painting board was there because they allow the tenants to draw something as memories.


LOL~ So this is me posing with the painting board. I got wings on my back. Teehee

Reception is on the 1st floor, there got 1 receptionist called Moon who is super friendly and he can speak Mandarin. Yes, is a "he" because I heard the name I thought is a she too. LOL


You may check out the room rate at their counter if you visit there.



General Information of K-Hostel :

Address : K-Hostel, 200-25 Sungin-Dong. Jongno-Gu, Seoul, Korea.
Price : 20,000 won - 90,000 won (depends on how many pax)
Tel : (02) 2233-9155, 070-8173-0997
Mail : khostel@khostel.net
Official Website : http://www.khostel.net
How to go  Use AREX Airport railroad express from Incheon airport (rate around 5,000 won per person)
1. Get off the plane  
2. Go to train station 
3. Get off at Seoul station 
4. Transfer to subway line No.1 and get off at Dongmyo subway station Exit No.2. 
5. Follow the map (attached below)
Airport Pick Up Service : Incheon Airport - 65,000 won for 4 pax one way (1-3 pax are the same price)

(Map)

After we check-in our hostel, we took train to our next station - Dongdaemun for dinner.

Fyi, Dongdaemun Market is the biggest wholesale and retail shopping district featuring 26 shopping malls, 30,000 speciality shops. Although Dongdaemun Market is traditionally famous for its night market, this popular shopping district attracts hordes of shoppers and tourists at all times of days. 

How to go : from K hostel to Dongdaemun Market by walk within 15 minutie

Having our dinner @ TACO ChiliChili

We order the Black Chicken rice, Taco, Prawn Soup Noodles and Beef Noodles.

Since I don't eat beef, so I had chosen the prawn version.

They also have shopping session for you guys, but I didn't spot anything I like so I end up buying nothing. LOL

If I'm not mistaken, the weather was -6. Freezing outside. =D

I always love to shop at oversea convenient stores because they varieties of food and beverages etc.

So you can see the left hand side was the hot beverages while the right hand side was powder types.

You can always add up some hot water if you're planning to drink it on the spot.

Instant foods.




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51 comments

  1. hi! may i know how much you spent for air asia return ticket?
    roughly how much have you converted your ringgit to won for the korea trip?

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    1. Hi, there's no any offer during that moment so the air asia ticket cost about RM1,700+. Actually that time MAS air ticket only cost RM1,300 but I want sit with friends so I bought air asia. Total expenses for this Korea trip roughly about RM3,800+. =)

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  2. great trip! i always love south korea. Shopping haven for beauty and fashion lover. To me its more towards foodies haven. love their cuisine.

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    1. Haha. I was not really into their fashion line until I get there. Beauty heaven was true though. =)

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  3. korea is one of my dream place..should go one day..thanks for sharing this

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  4. Looks like an amazing trip.. Thanks for sharing... I am planning my own trip to Korea next year.. Hopefully

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    1. You're welcome! Hope your Korea trip will be success! =D

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  5. i just noticed your taik lalat hehe... nanti i pergi korea hehe

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  6. great trip!! i like korea too!

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  7. Wow quite affortable & reasonable, can plan my trip with my buddies next time, bet gonna have a lot of fun! :)

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    1. Yup, actually the expenses quite affordable =)

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  8. Now I feel want fly to Korea. Beautiful country

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  9. Visited Korea during winter period last year. Cold enough and we didn't wish to go out most of the time. LOL.
    After see all your lovely photos would love to visit Korea again. ;)

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    1. Haha I visit there during winter season too but we still stay at outside most of the time. Gogogo =)

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  10. What a wonderful time you had in Korea. I can only dream.... for now!

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    1. Start planning the trip and make your dream come true =)

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  11. nice .. and great trip. love your pic

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  12. Seems like you really had a great trip to Korea. I should plan my visit there soon and with your tips, I should have enjoy it to the fullest.

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    1. That's great! Hope you will have a wonderful trip =)

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  13. Ok maybe next trip when I go to Korea with my girlfriends I will try out the hostel. It looks very clean and decent.

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    1. Haha, the hostel was tidy and clean. You may try it =)

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  14. I always wanted to travel to Korea!! I love Korean foods!! Aww beautiful country isn't it

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    1. Haha. Not really beautiful if compare to Japan but still a great country =)

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  15. Haha agree! If go overseas I prefer to only survive with their convenient store foods 😂 so many things to try!

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    1. Yup, I always like to explore their convenient store. =)

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  16. Wow~~~ you have a great trip!
    I never see a real snow before~
    I want to touch it!

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    1. Haha, unfortunately we can't catch any snow this time. =(
      Hopefully when you go there will be snowing =)

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  17. I haven't plan my trip to Korea. But after read your first post, can't wait for your more coming post about Korea. I will stay tuned! hahahaha!

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  18. time to plan a trip to Korea and this info helps out a lot :D

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  19. hey you! long time no see, now looking like a korean already :P

    glad to see you having so much fun!

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    1. Long time no see senior! Haha really? I wanna look like a Japanese! =P

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  20. Kamsahamnida, Korean has always been one of my dream travel destinations :)

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    1. Annyeonghaseyo~ Gogogo! Make your dream come true! =)

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  21. so fun and so blessed to be able to travel to Korea, my dream destination but only can dream for now.

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  22. I miss Korea!! Hopefully I'm able to travel to Korea again one day! Must be feeling awesome travelling during cooling time eh?

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  23. Arex Express train is the best way to access from the airport to Seoul station. It is fast(it takes only 43 mins to Seoul station) and clean. Plus, the price is also reasonable. It cost 8,000won and if you take one of these airline;Asiana,KAL,Jeju airline, you get some discount(6,900won). Arex Express train info desk is located between gate no.9 and no.8, desk no.45 on 1st floor in the airport.



    T-money card is a prepaid public transportation card which means
    you have to load some money on your T-money card before you use it
    on subway,taxi or bus. And you can purchase a T-money card ata low price
    if you head to Seoul station from Incheon airport. Find the Arex info.desk
    on 1st floor at the airport. It located between gate #9 and #8, desk no.45.
    They have a special promotion for foreigners; Express train ticket to Seoul station
    + T-money card it costs only 8,900 won. The regular price of
    the express train ticket is 8,000 won and T-money card is 3,000 won.
    So the promotion is a good deal.

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    1. Wow, thanks for the details. =)

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    2. Iam so impressed of your experience of hanbok! Where's the hanbok cafe you have ?

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    3. It's located nearby Insadong.

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  24. Hi. Wondering how much is the data SIM card there?

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    1. We were using WiFi egg instead of SIM card because SIM card is more expensive.

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