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    • Gym in or around Jongno district?

      Seoul Apr 16, 2015 at 7:09 AM

      Hello everyone,

      I would like to know about my chances to find a nice gym as close as possible to Hyewha dong, Jongno-gu, where it is possible to pay for each single workout by cash or credit card. You know, I'll be on holiday in Seoul for just three weeks in May and June, so there's no point entering into a contract with a local studio during my stay.

      I'm grateful for any suggestions.

      Best regards,
      Thomas

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    • Avoiding Crowds on Seorak Trails on Autumn Weekday

      South Korea Yesterday

      Hi Friends,

      I am looking at 2 days of hiking/walking in Seorak during peak autumn season end of this October 2015. I would really like to plan such that I can avoid or minimize crowd contact.. I'm planning for weekday hikes but I hear there'll still be plenty of people. What are the best ways to avoid crowds?

      I'm thinking of doing (1) Cheonbuldong trail (a very popular one); (2) the Gwongeumseong Fortress (with help of cable car - want to avoid long queue) and (3) Jujeongol Valley (Yongso Falls) - Osaek. I'm open to consider taking other less busy trails.

      Is the following a good plan:

      (1) go very early in the morning to get the cable lift up to Gwongeumseong (how early should I go to beat the crowd?),

      (2) upon descend late morning, travel to Osaek (by rented car) to do the Jujeongol Valley trail for an afternoon hike (assuming it's less crowded at this time?) Is this trail open in afternoon ? I read somewhere it closes at 2pm - how true is this?)

      I'm assuming Cheonbuldong will be teeming with people by the time I descend so it might not be good idea to do this late morning or in afternoon.

      If this is possible, I could try another early morning for Cheonbuldong and hope for the best.

      Any advice and thought is most appreciated!

      Thanks!

       

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    • Places to live

      Kunsan Apr 10, 2015 at 9:06 AM

      Hey I have been offered a position at Kusan AFB as a Civilian employee. I was wondering if there is website where I can find picture and profiles of possible living arrangements in the Kusan area (close to base). I guess I was expecting the Korean version of realtor.com...LOL

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      bus timing of limousine bus from incheon airport to Gyeongju

      Seoul Apr 20, 2015 at 1:40 AM

      Hi, does anyone know the timing of cross country bus from incheon airport to Gyeongju?
      Btw, is Gyeongju & Kyongju the same place but just different spelling?
      Thanks,
      Rebekah

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      Bus timing of limousine bus from incheon airport to Gyeongju

      Kyongju Apr 20, 2015 at 1:36 AM

      Hi, does anyone know the timing of cross country bus from incheon airport to Gyeongju?

      Btw, is Gyeongju & Kyongju the same place but just different spelling?

      Thanks,
      Rebekah

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    • Chasing Korean Autumn Colours 2015

      South Korea Apr 20, 2015 at 10:41 AM

      Hi Friends,

      I will be in Korea from 20 Oct to 3 Nov 2015. The purpose of my trip is mainly to catch the autumn peak colors. It's hard to predict nature with certainty, I know. Peak foliage in 2013 & 2014 was forecasted consistently around 19th Oct in Seorak, the first place where autumn colours peak in Korea. The south is later.

      I have 2 options and would appreciate advices on which is a better option to maximize my chance of seeing peak colors:

      Option 1: be in Seoul (21-24th Oct); Seorak (25-27th Oct); Juwangsan (28th Oct); Jirisan (1st Nov)

      - if Seorak's peak is around 19th Oct or a week earlier, how long would they hold? Will it still be spectacular by 25-27th Oct?

      OR

      Option 2: Seorak (21st-23rd Oct); Juwangsan (24th Oct); Jirisan (27th Oct); Seoul (28th-2nd Nov)

      - if the Seorak's peak foliage is a week late, I suppose I would miss the entire autumn peak show? Or will the pre-peak colors still be spectacular?

      Actually, it'll be my first time experience with autumn colors, so I don't really know how the leaves transform. If I am there a week or a few days before peak foliage, would it still be a colorful scene? Will there be big splashes of red already..? Does a few days or a week make so much difference to the colors?

      I know it's not an easy question, but I welcome any views. Really hope to hear some advices here.

      Many thanks!

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      Happy guesthouse in andong

      Andong Apr 20, 2015 at 2:13 AM

      I read very good review about this guesthouse on tripadviser.
      However, I could not find any online websites to book it?
      Does anybody stay here before? Do I need to call to book instead?
      Can I email them?

      Thanks.

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      south korea in 3 or 4 weeks?

      South Korea Apr 2, 2015 at 3:16 AM

      hi

      i want to visit south korea in march 2016, i can spend 3 or 4 weeks, i want to start and end in Seoul(or is it better to end in the south?)

      do you you have advise on how many weeks, and then the itinerary? i am interested in korean culture, no beaches,

      thanks for your time

      Joan

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      Where can i sleep for free at Incheon Airport from 3 am to 7 am?

      Incheon Yesterday

      Is it easy to find a place in Incheon Airport to sleep for free from 3 am to 7 am without stepping into Incheon Airport Transit Hotel or transit area? Is it true Spa On Air is fully-booked after 2.25 am? The hotels outside the airport are very expensive too.

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      Eating alone in Seoul

      Seoul Apr 15, 2015 at 9:54 PM

      Hi, I would like to ask about eating alone in Seoul restaurants. I may be travelling alone in June, & would like to know whether any bbq restaurants would serve single diners.

      Thanks.

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    • Busan to Gyeongju

      Kyongju Apr 13, 2015 at 5:40 PM

      Hi, I'm planning a day trip to Gyeongju from Busan. What is the best way to get to Gyeongju from Busan (Seomyeon area)? Thanks in advance.

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      About Hotel Sky Incheon

      Incheon Yesterday

      Does this hotel sell breakfast?

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      trains in south korea

      South Korea Apr 11, 2015 at 8:59 AM

      does anybody know if you get better prices, by buying train tickets online weeks before departure?
      thanks for your time
      Joan

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      Can passengers sleep at Seoul-Incheon airport public area?

      Seoul Apr 17, 2015 at 5:18 PM

      Can passengers sleep at Seoul-Incheon airport public area without booking a hotel or a lounge? On one day overnight trip only to Seoul-Incheon with HK Express from Hong Kong.

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      Daegu Jun 14, 2014 at 9:35 AM

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      Daegu May 28, 2012 at 12:06 AM

      Hi..am planning a trip to Daegu for 3 days.. I wants to travel extensively and enjoy the place. If you know some cheap hostels around and a good guide just holla. I will be glad to get more company,. so if you wanna join me...it willl be my pleasure..thanks

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      Daegu Sep 11, 2011 at 2:35 AM

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    • Are there any hostels in Daegu?? Advice needed

      Daegu Jul 4, 2011 at 1:48 AM

      Hi all,

      I will be spending 10 nights in Daegu this August/ September to watch the IAAF World Athletics Championships which are being hosted in the city. At the moment I am looking into the Greenstel accomodation, which offers private rooms for reasonable prices.

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      The problem is I cant seem to find any hostels online for Daegu. There are LOADS of hostels on hostelworld.com for Seoul but absolutely nothing for Daegu which I find absolutely odd.

      Can anybody please recommend a hostel that I can stay in where I can meet fellow backpackers, and could anybody provide a list of hostels in Daegu?

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      From Daegu to Gyenongju

      Daegu Jun 7, 2011 at 1:21 PM

      Hello,
      I would like to ask, what options do I have to travel from Daegu to Gyenongju.

      I would like to visit Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple

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      From Daegu to Haeinsa Temple

      Daegu Jun 6, 2011 at 3:01 PM

      Hello,
      I would like to ask, what are my travel options from Daegu to Haeinsa Temple.

      Are there any buses available?

      Thank you

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    • Is there a play group for toddlers in Daegu?

      Daegu Sep 10, 2008 at 9:07 PM

      My 10 month old daughter and I are staying in Daegu for three months and looking for a play group to join. Is there any moms out there or is Daegu taken over by singles? :-)

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    • just asking

      Daegu May 1, 2007 at 9:35 PM

      HI guys, have you tried Cherry Club? I think its near US military Camp.

    • how's the nightlife?

      Daegu Sep 14, 2006 at 2:42 PM

      A friend and I are traveling to South Korea to teach English, and one of the possible jobs is in Daegu. I was just wondering what the nightlife/bar scene was like,if there were many foreigners in the area, and if there is anything interesting to see and do?

      Thanks!

      2 Answers Mar 25, 2007 at 8:46 AM
    • English Bar with soccer showing

      Daegu Dec 25, 2004 at 10:32 PM

      Where in downtown Daegu can I find a bar today showing English soccer?

      1 Answer Oct 4, 2006 at 4:58 AM
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      Daegu anyone?

      Daegu Nov 5, 2004 at 10:29 AM

      Has anyone been to Daegu? If so, could you tell me what you thought of the place? I've scoured VT, but there is almost nothing about it.

      8 Answers Jun 19, 2006 at 12:47 AM