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4D3N South Korea Itinerary Under PHP15,000

Korea Day 3 Bukchon Hanok Village + Changdeokgung Palace + Gyeongbokgung Palace + Everland; Richel Goes PlacesFinally, we reached the last post for my Autumn in Korea trip! Like my Hong Kong trip, I would be sharing with you my South Korea Itinerary. I’ll show you how to do it in 4D3N and how it can be managed under PHP15,000. Yes, that’s right – under PHP15000. This would be a mid-level travel guide – private rooms, private bathrooms, paid attractions, and all that. I would try to be as detailed as I could, and at the bottom of this post, you could get my detailed 5D4N Seoul, South Korea itinerary FOR FREE.

South Korea

Airbnb Series: South Korea

Korea Airbnb Accomodation; Richel Goes Places

My friend and her family arrived in Seoul on my second day there so I had to change accommodation that’ll fit all of us comfortably. This time, I decided that we try out Airbnb. It definitely helped our decision that there’s a lot of affordable options and we get PHP1000/USD25 discount then. You can also get $40 off your first trip by signing up here. Anyway, we ended up renting this 3 rooms, 2 toilets apartment in Namyeong area for three days. We ended up paying PHP11000 all-in for the entire stay! I think it was pretty reasonable.

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Food Right At Your Doorsteps? Yes, Please.

Hong Kong Food DeliveryBe it hostel students, office-goers or even a group of friends celebrating a birday, food delivery services in Hong Kong offer you a with a platter of options. However, let me assure that they are not always as piping hot and delicious as they are advertised to be. Ranging from high-quality to not, food delivery services have to battle against time, quality maintenance, traffic and harsh weather conditions to deliver food to your doorstep or office. Hence, customers may have to face some blunders now and then. Let’s compare the stories of some food delivery biggies – Foodpanda, Deliveroo and UberEats.


Yes, I Do Go on Packaged Tours

Bohol, Philippines

On a packaged trip to Bohol, 2017.

I know, I know. I promote DIY tours and even share my itineraries around to help you plan your own like it’s my business. So you’re probably like, “Do you even go on packaged tours?!!!” As a matter of fact, yes. Yes, I do. I usually go to two packaged tours per year. My Bohol, Ilocos and Baler trips were package tours and both were a blast!

There’s definitely a lot of things I consider before I decide to sign up for a tour. Like, a loooooot. But, summary is: If it’s local travel, I will most likely book a packaged tour. If it’s international, I will most likely DIY it.

South Korea

Where We Stayed in Korea: 24 Guesthouse Seoul Station

24 Guesthouse Seoul Station; Richel Goes Places (1)

I was supposed to Airbnb my way through South Korea, but it’s cheaper to stay in a hostel when there’s just a few of you in a group. There were supposed to be three of us on our first day but one cancelled and then there’s just two left. I was also kind of panicky on where we’ll be staying as it’s just a few weeks until the trip at this point. I scoured through Agoda looking through the affordable hostel options that meet all my requirements, and I ended up with 24 Guest House Seoul Station.