Incheon, South Korea travel tips

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Public transportation is great in Incheon, Korea. The local bus company runs several lines with high frequency, and the taxi service is always reliable. Incheon can be reached by coach and train, and of course Incheon International Airport.

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Korean may sound difficult at first, but it is not that bad. The language itself can be hard to master, but the writing can be learnt in a few hours.

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If you are in Incheon in July make sure that you do not miss the Pentaport Rock Festival. It is a great music festival that lasts three days and has many international performers.

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Tourism in Incheon is fairly significant, especially local tourism. Korean like luxury, so there are many choices for the well-off. Hotels can be found just by asking around, or just look for Orakai Songdo Park Hotel.

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If you are looking for real family oriented hotel, try looking up Incheon Tourist Hotel. They have great service and fair prices.

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If you are looking for a cheap place to stay try a motel called “To The Max”. It has great prices and the service is excellent, and you will never find a better deal!

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Tired after a long day of sightseeing? Visit Ramada Song Do Hotel’s jimjilbang and loosen your muscles.

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If you like fish, you must visit the Incheon Grand Fishery Market. The name speaks for itself, the place has small cafes and restaurants, serving the best seafood in the city.

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If you are in Incheon make sure you check out Wolmido. During the Korean War it was a military base, but now it serves the public as the Coney Island of Seoul. Amusement parks, beachfront walkway and tourists.

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If you are looking for a place to dance, Incheon has a few great options for you. Songdo is always a good place to start, ask around for directions.

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Finding pubs is an easy thing to do in any Korean city, but finding a good one is a bit more difficult. Look for a place called Min as they have good prices and a decent atmosphere on most nights.

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The sensitive situation of the two Koreas is almost a taboo topic. Do not bring it up!

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Pungmi is a cozy restaurant that serves great food, their kimchi is especially amazing!

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Feeling hungry but running on a tight budget? No problem, check out Shinpo Market.

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Feel like singing? The Korean version of karaoke is called norebang and locals love it. Ask for the party street, it will most definitely have a few norebangs!

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Korea is generally a safe place to travel to, the same applies to Incheon.

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Incheon, just like the rest of the Korean has all the four seasons. The summer is hot, the winter is cold, and in between those two anything goes!

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The word "bang" means "room" in Korean, and Koreans love their bang culture! PC-bang, Jimjilbang, Norebang, you name it, they have it!

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Tipping in Korea is not required. Even if you are very satisfied with the service, do not tip as you will most probably cause an awkward situation.

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Most restaurants and shops accept international credit cards, but you should always have some cash on you. The official currency is the Korean Won, or KRW, but many places. Always inquire about today's exchange rates!

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