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Korea: Itinerary for 8 days Jeju and Seoul (Part 2 Seoul)

This post is continued from another post Part 1 Jeju and other travel information. We took Jejuair from Jeju and arrived at Seoul on 12 Nov 2015.

12 Nov 2015
Arrive at Gimpo Airport and take AREX airport rail to Seoul station with T-money card.
Journey from Gimpo Airport to Seoul station is 20 mins, cost is about 1450 KRW per person.

Checked in to our hotel
Seoul N Hostel
139-20 Ojang-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul 100-310. Free WIFI, free breakfast.
I highly recommend this hostel! It was new and modern, the host were friendly and they made yummy breakfast!

The hostel was near Dongdaemun History and Culture park station. Take Exit 7. Turn right and walk straight till a crossroad, walk past it and immediately turn right.

Dinner at Jinokhwa Halmae Wonjo Dakhanmari (Jin Ok-hwa Original Chickem Restaurant)
Add: 18, Jong-ro 40ga-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
We chanced upon this restaurant while roaming around. It was after that then we realised that it was a famous restaurant there. It's located in an all…

Korea: Itinerary for 8 days Jeju and Seoul (Part 1 Jeju)

A summary of our 8 days Seoul and Jeju itinerary with some useful information for you to know before travelling. This post is part 1 of the itinerary, from Singapore to Jeju.

Before flying off, we bought a Korea Sim card for S$38 (Micro Sim) at Changi Airport. 1 GB of data and 30 mins talk time valid for 30 days use.
The counter is at Changi Airport Terminal 2, Departure Hall Row 10, Entrance 5, near Starbucks.
*After changing to the Korean SIM card, you have to do some APN settings on your phone and send your details for registration before the SIM card will be activated. So, we did this when we were still at Changi Airport as there's WIFI.  You can find more details at Changi Recommends.

8 Nov 2015
- Arrived Seoul Incheon airport at about 930pm.

- Booked Incheon Airport Benikea Oceanside Hotel near the airport which provided free shuttle service to and from the hotel to the airport.
*For free airport shuttle, call the hotel upon arrival at Incheon International Airport. Since we ha…