Seoul is one of the most densely populated cities in the world. Flashing neon signs, 24-hour shops, and the deafening buzz of constant traffic make it difficult to find solitude in this sprawling metropolis. Even the peaks of Seoul’s mountains offer no relief from the incessant bustle.
So where can you go to escape the commotion of city life?
Jeremy Giroir, owner of Intrepid Foreign eXcursions (IFX) – a travel group based in Incheon – says he has a trip that will satisfy those seeking solitude, as well as those looking for a weekend of entertainment.
Friday May 18
Hana Tour Exhibition
Have time for a vacation but can’t figure out where to go? The Hana Tour Exhibition is the perfect place to get some great vacation ideas for any future plans.
Details: The venue is Kintex Convention Center in Goyang. The event runs throughout the whole weekend located in Exhibit Hall 7 and 8A.
Friday April 20
Gyeongbokgung Changing of the Guard
Dressed in colorful traditional attire, the guards of Gyeongbokgung can be spotted miles away. Luckily, Korea allows tourists to get an up-close look at some of these remarkable figures. As the weather clears, it’s a perfect time to attend an outdoor changing of the guard ceremony at Gyeongbokgung Palace.