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There comes a time when a traveler gets tired of having to live from a backpack, shuttle from one crummy hostel to the other or stay at another generic, impersonal hotel with some random watercolor print above the bed.
This is how I felt when I decided to travel to Seoul last January. I had decided to travel alone- in the dead of winter. I needed to make sure I got just a central location, so it's easier for me to find my way around the city. And I had to ensure I find a place close to public transportation so I wouldn't end freezing or having to pay for cab fare every time.
And most of all, I wanted to find a way to connect with the place.
The decor also reflected Korean culture because the chairs were pastel-colored, cute and there was even a traditional Korean mat! I had arrived in the dead of winter but thankfully, even the floors were heated! I also made use of the oven, iron and washer & dryer in the apartment which was very convenient.
I have to confess that I spent more time in this Wimdu apartment, more than outdoors. I just felt so comfortable lounging around and watching the snow fall from the large windows of the apartment.
What a great first experience in Korea!
How to make this trip happen:
-You can check out the apartment I stayed in through here: Hongdae Apartment.
-Cebu Pacific offers direct flights from Manila or Cebu to Incheon.They also have four times weekly services from Manila or Cebu to Busan.
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