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Private Virtual Tours from KTG

So now that world travel is virtually on standstill, what’s the next best thing to do? How about a private virtual tour from the convenience of your own family room? At KoreanTourGuide.com, we are not settling to wait out this pandemic. We love what we do and we are now setting up shop to make …

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How to get a discount right away in Myeongdong – Buying Discounted Gift Certificates

So I am in Myeongdong at least once a week doing a Seoul city tour. While I’m there I am always checking out the great street food, the rates on the US dollar as well as the prices of sangpumgwon (상품권). That’s pronounced Sahng-Poom-Guwon. Memorize that word because it will give you an automatic discount …

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Common Mistakes Tourists make in Korea (part 2 of 2)

So last week I wrote up a post about the top common mistakes tourists make when they come to Korea. It was getting to be long so I broke it up into two parts. That was 1 through 5 and now I’m presenting the last 5 this week. They come in no particular order. Again, …

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Rolling in the Deep…Mud

Just kidding. The mud is shallow and safe to play in and great fun! What’s probably now known as the most famous mud festival in the entire world, the 10 day Boryeong Mud Festival is came to another close last week. Another successful year it was. We went through tons of mud, a slew of …

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Jeju Island – A Cheaper Alternative to other cities in Korea

Budget travel is at the top of everyone’s list these days. Here’s a post that will show you a cheaper alternative to traveling to other cities in Korea by means of Jeju Island. Once thought of a place that’s a paradise to go to in the summertime can now be enjoyed in the winter with the cheap flight tickets most budget airlines are offering there now.