Category Archives: South Korea

South Korea – Seoul, 23 December – 06 January 2018

Yangon to Seoul via Kuala Lumpur was the first time I have had any significant delays in the over 180 flights I have been on in the last 10 years. Normally the KL to Seoul flight takes about 6:30 hours, … Continue reading

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South Korea, Seoul, 17 – 26 August 2016

I flew from Vladivostok to Seoul. Seoul – a big city, the greater Seoul area has a population of 25 million, modern, clean and organised, with a comprehensive public transport system. All signs and announcements ┬áhave an English version making … Continue reading

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South Korea, Jeju Island and B.I.F.F., 30 September – 04 October 2015

Jeju Island is a self-governing province located in the Korea Strait between Korea and Japan, population 600,000 plus about a million tourists. People from most countries do not need a visa to visit this island even if they need a … Continue reading

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South Korea, Busan, 24 – 29 September 2015

Busan is South Korea’s second largest city with a population of 4.6 million. It is also the 5th busiest port in the world and is set amongst a series of hills so you are always walking either up or downhill. … Continue reading

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South Korea, Seoul, 17-24 June 2011

Seoul – population 9.8 million, very clean, modern, organised, extensive subway system and some of the best dressed people on the planet. South Korea has a GDP in excess of 1 trillion dollars ranked 13th in the world. The country … Continue reading

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