A Week in Seoul Korea: BBQ, KPOP, Palaces, & Kimchi!

Published on September 18, 2018 by Chris

What can you do in 7 days in Seoul? I condense a week of our Seoul trip in to 10 minutes! Highlights of our trip include the Royal Palace, Street food in Myeong Dong, Namdaemun and Dongdaemun Markets, Hongdae, and a visit to the DMZ.

Day 1:
Arrive at Seoul ICN airport
Took the KAL Limousine bus to the Lotte Hotel Seoul. Had BimBimBap for dinner.

Day 2:
Breakfast sandwiches at Isaac
Visit to the Royal Palace in Traditional Korean Attire (Hanbok)
First Shaved Ice
Korean BBQ in Myeong Dong (Pork)
Explore Myeong Dong
Namsan Cable Car
Namsan Peak
N Seoul Tower plaza

Day 3:
Namdaemun Market
Chopped Noodle Alley early
Walk the Seoullo (Like the NYC High Line.. kind of)
Explore Seoul Station and Lotte Mart
Bulgogi dinner at a food court
Damdaemun Market and Design Plaza

Day 4:
Shopping at Lotte Department Store
Korean BBQ lunch
Melon Bingsul
Walk to Insadong
Tea in a classic 100 year old tea house
Explore the old houses in Bukchon Hannok Village
Fried Chicken, dumplings, and Myong Dong street food for dinner
And rose shaped ice cream!

Day 5:
Lotte World Mall
Lotte Sky Observatory
Coex Mall and Starfield Library
Nacho Cheese donut at Krispy Kreme
Korean BBQ at WanBiJib

Day 6:
More old houses at Bukchon Hannok Village
Ate some dumpling skin soup
More bingsul
Street food — Gwangjang Market Mung Bean Pancake
Watched others eat still moving octopus
Champon and JaJa Men

Day 7: DMZ Tour

Day 8: Changing of the Guards and Depart


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