Sunday, May 5, 2013

KOREA; Southern Coast (Busan part1)

Sponsored trip by Korea Tourism Organization Singapore.

K O R E A.
(Southern Coast)

18 - 25 April
Free Independent Traveller!
Busan - Tongyeong - Suncheon - Seoul.

First of all, i wanna give a big thank to Korea Tourism Organization Singapore for the sponsored trip to Korea! 
Tho is my Third time visiting Korea, but first time visiting the southern part of Korea! 
Covering on Southern Coast of South Korea showing our way of getting 
to our destination, having our own fun time doing free n easy! It was cold, crazy and definitely fun 
w/ the companion of my travel buddy Hpility & friendly and funny escort Grace! 

Two nights in Busan!
A summary key of what we did!

-Arrival at Incheon Airport
-S'Roaming Korea Sim-Card
-AREX to Seoul Station
-KTX to Busan Station
-Haeundae Centum Hotel
-Igidae Park
-Busan City Tour (Night views tour)

Now it's pictures, show & tell time!

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A picture of myself, after touching down!
I am in Korea!!

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First meal we had in Incheon Airport!
Korean style cheese crab porridge, yum!

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BIGBANG: Welcome to Korea!
Me: Thank you.

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You guys can get Korea Simcard here 
or even a pocket wifi just right here at the counter after arrival 
Check;  S'Roaming! 

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- Data 100MB/500MB/1G product  ※ Free WiFi (200,000 KT Hotspot) available with 500MB/1GB SIMs 
- Reusable card by recharge(Calling & Data)
- Free incoming call & Lowest International calling rates
- Available at all connected phones within WCDMA 2100 frequency! (Impossible with 2G phones)
* Disconnection can be made checked at each telecom service provider.

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Icheon Airport!

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Airport Express counters! (AREX)

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Airport Express (AREX) 
Getting the ticket from the airport to Seoul!

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Ticket cost at 8000 WON!

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To Seoul Station!

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KTX tickets counter, you can get your tickets here!

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57,300 WON!
KTX to Busan station is less than 3 hours.
Busan, the second largest city in South Korea here we go!

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Boarding KTX!

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 Beautiful flowers/scenery seen while travelling to Busan!

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Busan Station!

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And, we are finally here after all the traveling!!

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We took a cab from Busan station to Haeundae Centum Hotel for check-in.
Subway from Busan Station, you need to transfer at Seomyeon station 
(Line 2, Jangsan Bound) then to Centum City Station.

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Crossing the first huge bridge by car in Korea!!

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I was like look!! Korea's Keppel Bay!

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After that we traveled to Igidae park!
"Get your quads pumping up and break a sweat by walking uphill!"

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Igidae is made to be a casual hike, and it works. It’s relatively short, relatively easy, and exceptionally beautiful!
On top of all that, we were the only Westerners in sight. I think that legitimately qualifies it 
(for foreigners) as one of the city’s best-kept secrets.

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Busan city tour 
bus ticket takes about two hours to explore the night attraction of Busan City for the whole journey covering 
Gwangalli-Haeundae-Dalmajihill-Gwangan bridge- Mt Geumryeonsan & back to Busan Station only cost 10,000 WON!

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Busan Aquarium!

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Here, we are at the beach!
On the left side of the view!

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And the right side!

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Luvin the beach and the weather!

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Jump shot no.1

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Jump shot.2
Ok, what is that jump? what was i doing?

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At Mt Geumryeonsan!

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The last stop of Busan city tour!
Mt Geumryeonsan, view of Busan city & Gwangan bridge!
One word; Beautiful!

you can take a look at my Facebook & Instagram updates during the trip!

Next up; Another day in Busan, the second largest city in Korea!
To Haeundae Yonggungsa Temple that is upon the cliffs next to the sea!
Stay Tune!

With loves,

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