A Step Outside The City

If you follow me on Instagram you would know that a few weeks back, my family and I went on a short trip to the motherland… SOUTH KOREA! whoop whoop! However, and that’s a big, HOWEVER, we didn’t do much shopping. *insert crazy crying face here* but we did something else that I ABSOLUTELY LOVE! We went SIGHT-SEEING!

I know that sight-seeing isn’t for everyone but I actually do love it. Maybe it’s the grandma in me. I don’t know. We did a lot of out-of-the-city tours. We went to different gardens and palaces. We even went to a mountain to see the foliage. Sadly, not all the trees have changed color. Although, the ones that have changed were very beautiful.

For today’s blog post, I thought I’d share them with you guys. It was very educational and it was so much fun.

TD :: A Step Outside The City :: CHANGDEOKGUNG

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Changdeokgung Palace & The Secret Garden • 창덕궁과 후원

Address: 99, Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 종로구 율곡로 99
Hours: 9:00AM-5:00PM (Closed on Monday)

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Seoraksan National Park • 설악산국립공원

Address: Seoraksan-ro, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do
강원도 속초시 설악산로 설악산국립공원 외설악매표소TD A Step Outside The City Namiseom Island -12

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Namiseom Island • 남이섬

Address: 1, Namiseom-gil, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do
강원도 춘천시 남산면 남이섬길 1

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The Garden of Morning Calm • 아침고요수목원

Address: 432, Sumogwon-ro, Sang-myeon, Gapyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do
경기도 가평군 상면 수목원로 432
Hours: 8:30AM-7:00PM

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Gyeongbokgung Palace • 경복궁

Address: 161, Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 종로구 사직로 161 (세종로)
Hours: 9:00AM-6:00PM (Closed on Tuesday)

Those are some of the places we went to. The next time I go back to Korea, I hope we can do some more shopping and of course COFFEE SHOP HOPPING!

Are there any place’s you are interested to visit? Or What places do you recommend going to in Korea? Let me know in the comments below!

x. C


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