Moonlight Rainbow Fountain Show
Embark on an exhilarating journey as we leave the vibrant city of Busan and set our sights on the magnificent capital of South Korea, Seoul.
Following in the footsteps of the intrepid duo, Nadhir and Erysha. Our itinerary is packed with exciting experiences and must-see destinations, ensuring an unforgettable journey through Seoul.
To kick off our adventure, we'll hop on the KTX train from Busan to Seoul, enjoying the scenic views along the way. Once we arrive, get ready to dive into the heart of the city and explore its vibrant energy.
Day 1: Haeuri Restaurant -> Bukchon Hanok Village -> Myeongdong Street Food -> Taj: Taste of India
Haeuri Restaurant 해우리
Once you arrive in Seoul, head over to Haeuri Restaurant for a delightful culinary experience centered around their specialty: grilled fish. This charming eatery is renowned for their mastery in grilling fish to perfection, creating a feast that will tantalize your taste buds.
While dining at Haeuri Restaurant, here's a small tip to enhance your culinary experience: Try wrapping the sea plants and salted fish with raw seaweed and adding a drizzle of soy sauce.
This delightful combination of flavors and textures creates a harmonious blend that will elevate your taste buds to new heights.
Address: 942-1, Dogok-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 강남구 도곡동 942-1
Bukchon Hanok Village
After a satisfying meal, make your way to Bukchon Hanok Village. This historic neighborhood is renowned for its well-preserved traditional Korean houses known as hanoks. Take a leisurely stroll through the narrow alleyways and immerse yourself in the charming atmosphere of old Seoul.
While exploring Bukchon Hanok Village, you have the opportunity to rent a hanbok, and reenact the scene in a K-Historical Drama, just like Nadhir and Erysha. Slip into this traditional Korean attire and feel like a local as you wander through the village's picturesque streets. Capture instagrammable photos and fully immerse yourself in the beauty and culture of Bukchon Hanok Village.
*The village is an actual residential area, visitors are to be mindful while looking around.
Address: 37, Gyedong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 종로구 계동길 37 (계동)
Myeongdong Street Food
As the day progresses, get ready to unleash your inner foodie and dive headfirst into the vibrant gastronomic wonderland of Myeongdong. Brace yourself for a street food extravaganza that will make your taste buds sing and your heart skip a beat. Be sure to try these delicious treats recommended by Nadhir and Erysha such as Cheese Scallop, Lamb Skewer, Butter Shrimp and Tornado Potato. Each bite is a burst of flavor that will have you saying "mmm" with every mouthful.
But that's not all! Myeongdong is also one of Seoul's primary shopping districts, where K-Beauty and K-Fashion reign supreme. It's a haven for K-Beauty and K-Fashion enthusiasts, offering a wide range of trendy clothing and accessories as well as an abundance of skincare and beauty products. Get ready to shop till you drop and immerse yourself in the latest fashion trends and K-Beauty wonders that Myeongdong has to offer.
Address: 66, Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 중구 을지로 66
Taj: Taste of India 타지
For dinner, treat yourself to Indian cuisine at Taj Restaurant. offers a modern and inviting atmosphere, perfect for indulging in authentic Indian cuisine. From flavorful biryani to delicious chicken curries and freshly baked naan, Taj has a diverse menu to satisfy your Indian food cravings.
Address: 73 Myeongdong-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
서울 중구 명동길 73 페이지명동 2층
Day 2: Amore Seongsu -> Myeongdongjeong -> HiKR Ground -> N Seoul Tower
Kick off your second day in Seoul with a visit to Amore Seongsu. Amore Seongsu is under the umbrella of Amore Pacific, a South Korean beauty and cosmetics conglomerate that manages over 30 brands. You'll find familiar names like Sulwhasoo, Laneige, Mamonde, Etude, and Innisfree, which are also popular in Malaysia. Here, you can immerse yourself in the world of Korean skincare and makeup products, completely free of charge.
But that's not all! Another exciting activity awaits you at Amore Seongsu. You can create your own foundation makeup based on your skin tone, a process that only takes 20 minutes. This personalized approach ensures that you find the perfect shade to enhance your natural beauty.
One of the highlights at Amore Seongsu is Osulloc, a Korean premium tea house located on the second floor. Take a break from shopping and indulge in a relaxing tea experience amidst the bustling atmosphere.
Address: 7 Achasan-ro 11-gil, Seongdong-gu, Seoul
서울 성동구 아차산로11길 7 아모레성수
Next, head to Myeongdongjeong, a restaurant specializing in Royal Korean Cuisine. Step into a world of elegance and tradition as you savor exquisite dishes that reflect the rich culinary heritage of Korea's royal court. From beautifully presented banchan to signature royal dishes just like in the K-Historical Drama, every bite at Myeongdongjeong is a taste of regal indulgence.
Address: 299, Samil-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 중구 삼일대로 299, 1층
Continue your exploration by visiting HiKR Ground, a one-of-a-kind promotional hall that combines the best of Korea with a playful twist. The hall is filled with cutting-edge technology seamlessly integrated into diverse Korean content, ranging from hallyu to arts and beyond.
Venture up to the second floor and find yourself in the Kpop Floor, where you'll encounter six different settings reminiscent of Kpop music videos. Let your creativity soar as you play with light settings. It's an opportunity to star in your own music video, just like your favorite Kpop groups.
The best part? All of these incredible experiences at HiKR Ground are completely free of charge.
After a fun-filled adventure at HiKR Ground, make sure to reward yourself at the trendy Cafe Knotted on the fifth floor. And if it's your first time visiting, make sure to try their signature milk cream donut – it's an absolute must!
Address: 40, Cheonggyecheon-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 중구 청계천로 40
N Seoul Tower
In the evening, make your way to N Seoul Tower, an iconic landmark that offers breathtaking panoramic views of Seoul. It has been a popular filming location for numerous K-Dramas, including the beloved series "True Beauty" and the iconic "Boys Over Flowers." To reach the tower, hop aboard the Namsan cable car for a memorable journey. As you ascend, take in the breathtaking views of Seoul's landscape unfolding beneath you.
Don't forget to participate in the tradition of attaching a love lock to the fence, symbolizing your everlasting love and leaving a piece of your heart in Seoul, just like Nadhir and Erysha did.
Address: 105, Namsangongwon-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 용산구 남산공원길 105
Day 3: Starbucks Seoul Wave Art Center -> Banpo Hangang Park -> The Hyundai Seoul -> Haehwadong
Starbucks Seoul Wave Art Center
Start your day with a visit to Starbucks Seoul Wave Art Center. This unique floating Starbucks perched above the Hangang River has quickly become a favorite destination for art and coffee lovers alike. Indulge in a cup of coffee while immersing yourself in the beauty of the Hangang River. The combination of a tranquil setting, exquisite art, and the aroma of freshly brewed coffee creates a sensory experience that is sure to captivate your heart.
Address: 145-35 Jamwon-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul
서울 서초구 잠원로 145-35
Banpo Hangang Park
Afterward, it's time to embark on your K-Drama adventure at Banpo Hangang Park. Get ready for a lovely and playful day, just like Nadhir and Erysha. Rent a bicycle and pedal through the park's scenic trails, feeling the breeze on your face and the anticipation in your heart. It's your chance to be the star of your own romantic storyline.
As you explore the park, don't miss the chance to witness the enchanting Banpo Bridge Moonlight Fountain show nearby. Prepare to be mesmerized as the dancing fountains create a magical ambiance that will make your heart skip a beat. It's a scene straight out of a K-Drama, and you're the lead character.
When it's time to refuel and recharge, indulge in a delightful picnic that will make your taste buds dance. Order the Koreans' favorite combo, fried chicken, for delivery. Opt for boneless chicken to keep things fuss-free, so all you need is a fork to dive into the scrumptious flavors. It's the perfect picnic feast that will satisfy your cravings and add a touch of savory goodness to your day.(P/S: Try out the first halal chicken in Korea, Yell-O! Chicken.)
And let's not forget about the go-to comfort food of K-Dramas – instant ramyeon. Grab a pack from a nearby convenience store and get ready for a unique twist. The convenience store provides a special ramyeon cooking machine, making the experience even more extraordinary. With easy-to-follow instructions and helpful pictures, you'll be enjoying a bowl of delicious ramyeon in no time.
Address: 40, Sinbanpo-ro 11-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 서초구 신반포로11길 40 한강공원 반포 안내센터
The Hyundai Seoul
After a relaxing picnic, visit The Hyundai Seoul, with over 170 brands, you'll be spoiled for choice when it comes to fashion, beauty, and lifestyle offerings. The Hyundai Seoul has become a hotspot for pop-up stores since its grand opening, making it a dynamic and ever-changing shopping destination. It's the perfect place to discover the latest trends and find unique pieces that reflect your personal style.
But The Hyundai Seoul is not just about shopping. It's a vibrant hub known for its frequent captivating exhibitions for popular brands and K-Pop artists. Notably, it has hosted pop-up stores of renowned K-pop artists like Aespa, NewJeans, and BTS, adding to the excitement and allure of this remarkable place.
Make sure to take a picture at the signature spot on the 1st floor, the Waterfall Garden and the Sounds Forest on the 5th floor. This enchanting and picturesque location is perfect for snapping stunning photos that will make your social media followers green with envy.
Address: 108, Yeoui-daero, Yeongeungpo-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 영등포구 여의대로 108
For dinner, head to Haehwadong, a delightful braised seafood store, which is a haven for seafood lovers. They offer a tantalizing array of fresh seafood such as clams, squid, abalone, shrimp, and many more. These delectable treasures from the sea are cooked in a special spicy sauce that adds an extra kick to the flavors.
At Haehwadong, they provide a unique option to fried rice with the savory sauces leftover from your braised seafood meal. This allows you to savor every last bit of flavor and make the most of your dining experience. The combination of the rich, flavorful sauces with the freshly fried rice creates a delightful harmony that will leave your taste buds singing with joy.
Address: 24-2 Yeouido-dong Yeongeungpo-gu, Seoul
서울 영등포구 여의나루로 24-2
*Please note that this itinerary is subject to weather conditions and may require adjustments. It is essential to plan your trip according to the best route possible, taking into consideration any weather-related changes that may affect certain attractions or activities. We recommend checking the local news or weather app for the latest weather conditions prior to your travel to ensure a smooth and enjoyable journey throughout your exploration of Seoul.