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Seoul, South Korea

After hectic, smelly, and crowded Bangkok, the orderliness of Seoul was just what I needed to transition back to western life. Living in Bangkok has been amazing but it has shown me how much I can appreciate good public transportation, clean restrooms, and food prepared under somewhat sanitary conditions. There was so much to see and do in Seoul. I walked around many of the neighborhoods known for their architecture or shopping, went to two museums and one palace, hiked along the ancient wall that surrounds the city, and drank in the famous nightlife districts. And I still didn't get to see it all. Seoul has so much to offer, I really hope I can go back soon to do it all again and see more.

Bulgogi soup and side dishes

Cheonggyecheon Stream going through downtown Seoul

At Gyeongbokgung Palace

Gyeongbokgung Palace gate and the city

"Ramyeon" best ramen of my life

Korean curry and fried pork

View of the fortress wall

Three public restrooms within a two minute walk, how do I pick which one to use?

Dongdaemun Design Plaza at night

Posted by juliaaugh 12:11 Archived in South Korea Tagged food hiking palace seoul public_restrooms

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