Lunch at Noryangjin Fish Market

After the morning tour, I asked the guide to drop me off near a station to catch a Line 1 train to Noryangjin Station and have a seafood lunch at the Noryangjin Fish Market (Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market). Opened in 1927 on Uiju-ro, it is one of Korea’s largest seafood markets. The market was moved…

A Food Tour with Delectable Travels

For my last night in Seoul, I was able to enjoy a delicious food tour with Delectable Travels – immersive tours and programs led by Daniel Gray, a Korean-American who decided to return to Korea back in 2005 to discover his roots. He started a popular food blog which led him to appear on many…

Bukchon Hanok Village

The following afternoon after a late night of partying in Gangnam, I decided to check out Bukchon Hanok Village after lunch. I wandered Hongdae for a bit and ended up having lunch in a small underground Japanese restaurant before catching the subway. I actually ended up stopping by the nearby Unhyeongung Royal Residence located south…

Jogyesa Temple

I decided to do a half day tour so I could see a couple of the most popular sights in Seoul. The first stop was Jogyesa Temple, a Buddhist temple that became the chief temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism back in 1936. It plays a leading role in the current state of…