UPDATE on directions (20/6/2014) : you can take the subway OR ITX (you get seatings but it’s super annoying because it’s always sold out and it runs hourly. it costs around 6-7thousand won I think? it is also the fastest if you.. don’t end up having to wait for it) and take a taxi to Nami Island from the station. it’s walkable but.. might be too far for tired and lost foreigners. AS FOR THE BUS.. the bus way stated on this post is more of a dating kind of route as well as like some bus-ride experience. it’s more expensive though =(. outside of Nami Island you can take a bus and ride it to Petite France (HIGHLY NOT RECOMMENDED. I went there twice and didn’t like it both times >_>.) and the Morning Calm Garden for only 4,000won if I am not wrong. =).
Nami Island 남이섬 was one place I didn’t exactly plan to go. it was where Winter Sonata was filmed, and it is VERY FAR AWAY from the city. it takes approximately TWO HOURS just to get there. but I met some nice people at our guest house and they said it was BEAUTIFUL. convinced by them, we decided to go there on the second day as some major spots are closed on Tuesdays.
just so you know, it is not just an island which were the film set of a drama. but it was a really artistic place, it was beyond what pictures can tell. like a huge art playground; with loads of love. it’ll take away at least half of your day. it’ll be around 6-7pm when you’re back in Seoul. =). definitely worth a visit. especially if you’re there on autumn or winter– like how the movie is named.
also, make this a MUST VISIT SPOT if you’re there with your lover. *winks*.
a completely irrelevant picture. the dog was seemingly sleeping. you can see it breathe. but only after the 2nd time seeing it I knew it was fake. PFFT. Continue reading “[Korea] Directions to Nami.”