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Our Personal Itinerary For Free And Easy In Seoul!

Whenever we travel free and easy, we hope to have a rough itinerary with us. At least a list of possible places to visit so we can plan our time well right?! So, here are a series of 8 day itineraries that you can do and 4 recommended accomodation when you are in Seoul!!! 
These day itineraries are presented in no chronological order. Do also check out the weather conditions before setting off!

1. A Cultural Day Out at 19th Century Korea!

Gyeong Bok Gung =>SamCheong-Dong => Chang Deok Gung => Insa-Dong => CheongGyeCheon stream => Gwang hwa Mun square => Dong Dae Mun

Highlights of this route: (1) Gyeong Bok Gung Palace
-Gwang Hwa Mun Gate (Gyeongbokgung station exit number 5)
-Changing of the Royal Guards at the entrance of the palace
-Gatekeeper Costume Experience (Gyeongbokgung station exit number 5)
-Tosokchon ginseng chicken soup (Gyeongbokgung station exit number 2)

(2) Walk towards Chang Deok Gung through Sam Cheong-Dong
-Walk through Bukchon Hanok village (Hanoks ar…

A Day Trip To The Waterland (Edam->Volendam)!!

Following Make Your Next Trip To Amsterdam An Even More Unforgettable One!!! and A Day Trip To Zaanse Schans From Amsterdam!!, here's one more day trip itinerary you can consider at Amsterdam!

Itinerary Number 2: Head Out To The Waterland! (Edam -> Volendam -> Marken) Highlights of this route: Cheese Factory, Fisherman Village, Dikes of Amsterdam, Photo taking in Dutch traditional costume How to get there: Head to Amsterdam Central Bus Station and purchase a Waterland Day Ticket. It allows you to do a hop on and hop off on all bus routes within these 3 towns.  Cost per ticket: 10€
Journey time: 40 - 50 minutes by bus

An overall look at where are the must-go in Edam:

Total time spent at Edam: 45 minutes
Edam is a town which is famous for its Edam cheese and their annual cheese market festival. It was basically a small quiet town when we visit. 
Settle your lunch at Johan Taam keurslager, a butcher stall! They have the best takeaway munchies and piping hot pizza bread at very afforda…

A Day Trip To Zaanse Schans From Amsterdam!!

In Amsterdam city, you experience the hustle and bustle of a city life. Read more about Amsterdam City at THIS BLOG ENTRY. The true beauty and serenity of Netherlands lies in the outskirts! And that's what I will be highlighting for this post!

Itinerary Number 1: See The Windmills At Zaanse SchansHighlights of this route: Windmills, Dutch souvenirs, Bakery museum, Dutch Clogs Workshops 
How to get there: Head to Amsterdam Central Bus Station and purchase a return ticket for Connexxion bus 391. Alternatively, you can opt to take the train to Koog-Zaandijk Station.
Cost per ticket: 10€
Journey time: 40 - 50 minutes by bus

An overall look at where to stop by at Zaanse Schans:

Basically everything that you heard of or wanna know about Holland (Netherlands) is here! From cheese, handicrafts, windmills, cheese to wooden clogs, this place is a one stop wonderland which is family and honeymoon friendly. 

Afterthoughts:Amsterdam may be charming but to to see a more native side of Holland, hea…