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Goshiwon – My Personal Review

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I am currently staying in Goshiwon. What is really a goshiwon? It is actually a Korean word which means a small kinda box room which mainly used by students to study peacefully in their own confined space. My room size – length 195cm, width 165cm, height 230cm Almost a month now. How did I find […]

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Pencil Guesthouse Review

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By end of 2011, I met a Malaysian friend who’s currently working in one of the ubiquitous guesthouses in Hongdae area. Have you ever heard of Pencil Guesthouse? It is situated closely to the infamous Kimchi Guesthouse. My friend is Zuruel or you may call him _ _ _ _ (his other Korean nickname ^^ which […]

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Yeha Guesthouse Review

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I totally vouch for Yeha Guesthouse!! I stayed for 3 nights at 6-bed female dormitory and totally satisfied with the service, cleanliness, environment, staff friendliness, location, convenience..lalalalala..and the list go on. The guesthouse is centrally located in Jeju district and is about 5 minutes walking distance from Jeju local bus terminal. Breakfast is served free […]

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Golden Pond Guesthouse Review

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Salam and hello,  I just came back from Seoul last week (7 Nov). It was my second trip and this time around I and my friend; Nadia stayed at Golden Pond Guesthouse near Hyewa Subway Station (previously it was Happy guesthouse near Beotigeoge Station).  We stayed for 4 nights from 31st october to 4th november […]

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Seoul Youth Hostel

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I have never stayed personally here but when I was looking around for another alternative budget place to stay around Myeongdong area; Seoul Youth Hostel sprung directly right in front of me eyes after a few Google searches. It is just the right option for a shoe string budget traveler like me. ^^ Pictures courtesy […]

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Hanok Stay in Korea

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Some readers expressed their desire to stay in Hanok – Korean Traditional House rather than normal guesthouse or hotel. In that sense, you could experience Korean culture and enjoy the intricate and gorgeous Korean architecture. Some Hanok represents different design and each region differs. KNTO has listed some Korean Traditional House for tourists to board […]

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Guesthouse in Hongik

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All these guesthouses are very near to Hongik University, Yonsei University, Ewha University and Sogang University. Numerous cafes, clubs, bars, restaurants, boutiques and musical playgrounds catering for the university students and there’s a flea market at Hongik Universit (Hongdae), opens at 1pm every Saturday from March to November. They serve free breakfast (bread, butter, jam), tea/coffee. […]

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Big Bang Guesthouse

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This is not a bad joke but Big Bang does have a guesthouse in Korea. ^^ Unfortunately you’re not gonna meet any of Big Bang’s member in this guesthouse. Dream on..hehehe. I stayed in this apartment turned guesthouse 3 times because I totally fell in love with the place. Although I love staying near Myeongdong […]

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Benikea Hotels Contest in Korea

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Benikea hotels (Korea Tourism) is currently running a contest. This is a great chance for you to get an opportunity to visit Korea for FREE!! Win 1,200,000 Won!! Contest Date: 15th October – 7th November 2010 Result Date: 8th November 2010 Contest Rules: Winner is determined by drawing lots Prize will be given in Won […]

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Guesthouse in Jung-gu

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These are the budget guesthouses around Jung-gu area as per KNTO which are much closer to Myeongdong compared to Jongno-gu area.  Rate may vary during peak season, so check the rate carefully before booking. I compared how far each guesthouses via subway from Myeongdong Station (the place that I like ^^) so you may get the rough […]

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Guesthouse in Jongno-gu

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These are the budget guesthouses around Jongno-gu area as per KNTO.Rate may vary during peak season, so check the rate carefully before booking.I compared how far each guesthouses via subway from Myeongdong Station (the place that I like ^^) so you may get the rough idea of the location. If you like the guesthouse but […]