Monday, May 29, 2017

[KOREA] YEOSU : 오동도 ODONG ISLAND

One of top 100 most beautiful road in Korea, because of the camelia flower. This island extremely beautiful on April and early may because of that flower but too bad i came here too late HAHA but dont worry still so many things to be seen here ♡ 

오동도
ODONGDO
odong-island

HOW TO GO
From bus terminal take bus no.333 stop at 오동도 입구
Or taxi around ₩6000
전남 여수시 수정동 산1-11
⬆️⬆️⬆️ Odongdo Yuram Ferry

So from the entrance, you have to walk around 1km to the island. If you lazy to bring your stuff you can put inside the locker in Entrace gate for only ₩100. And then you can see also a ticket booth of you want to take a small ferry to look around Odongdo ₩12000/person.

You can also choose walking for 1 km or take a "Camellia Train" for only ₩800/person. Starting on 9.25am and available every 15 minutes

⬇️⬇️⬇️ Camellia train 

You can also see "THE MVL" hotel near Odongdo entrance gate which is The most luxurious hotel in Yeosu. You can stay here around ₩120000/night. You can check their website here


And here some of best photo area inside Odongdo

#1
용굴
YONGGUL
Cave of dragon, beautiful seaside view with a small cave on the side that believed as Dragon way out from the cave.

#2
NO NAME STONES
well quite confusing name AHAHA because i forgetted its name. But not far from Dragon cave you can see it. Like stairs down where you can see sea.
#3
오동도 등대
ODONGDO DEUNGDAE
odongdo light house or usually written as 전망대 jeonmangdae. From here you can take an elevator to the top and see the whole view from above♡


It super silent here and best way to start up your holiday. Use comfy shoes here because it quite tiring here

[KOREA] 여수밤바다 YEOSU 3D2N TRIP

"여수밤바다
너와 함께 걷고싶다
이바다를 걷고싶다"
-버스커버스거

Finally i came back! With my newest adventure. Lately office drive me crazy and i totally craving for travelling. Another my local travelling list goes to korean port city in Jeolanamdo provence. Beautiful city with bridges and small islands and became Korea's one of the best destination that popular because of that song "Yeosu Night Sea" by Busker Busker. Here it is!

여수
YEOSU


TRANSPORTATION TO YEOSU
KTX to YEOSU EXPO 
₩40000~₩47000
(Travel time: 3 hours)
(Train every 30 minutes)
BUS from CENTRUM CITY ₩20000~32000
(Travel time: 4 hours)
(Bus every 1 hour)

TRANSPORTATION IN YEOSU
Yeosu is "city" HAHA so lots of taxis and bus. But bus interval around 15-30 minutes hmm actually if your schedule quite packed it gonna waste your time, so mostly here in my case, because i went with my 2 friends so we shared using taxi cheaper ₩2800/ first door open.
Or
You can take a double decker city tour bus from infront of ktx station for ₩3000/oneday.

ACCOMODATION
Yeosu has tons of pensions (Korean bungalow) with sea views for around ₩60000/ night
Or if you have budget, you can try "YEOSU THE MVL" hotel that claimed as the best seaview hotel located near Odongdo area for ₩120000/night quite expensive but worth the view. Or the last was mine HAHA jjimjilbang as usually, we stay at 
스포렉스 SPOREX 
(전남 여수시 여문2로 183) 
₩8000~10000/12 hours

MUST DO AND VISIT YEOSU
#1
Small beautiful island with camelia flowers in it

#2
what better than see the view from above?

#3
take time back to the history time

#4
Pension's coffeeshop with a silent lovely beach view

#5
Taking a cruise with the best city view at night

#6
get lost in southern island trip

#7
Enjoying last city view from seaside park

MUST EAT YEOSU
as port city, it must be seafood. So here in Yeosu super famous with their 개장 or raw fermented crab. And here with only ₩7000 you can eat everything

MUST CHILL YEOSU
yeah actually this is my motivation to Yeosu, coffeeshop with superb view HAHA i didnt really interesting in Yeosu food but we need to eat right haha so here 3 best coffee shop with beautiful view in Yeosu.
#1

#2
메리엘카페
MERIEL CAFE

#3
카페베네
CAFFEBENNE
sure it must be the only one cafebene with great view in korea lol

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MY ITINERARY

MAY 24TH 2017
18.50 Bus from Seoul Centrum city to Yeosu
22.50 Arrived at Yeosu, overnight at Jimjjilbang

MAY 25TH 2017
07.30 Departing from jimjjilbang 
08.00 Odongdo tracking
09.30 Taking cable car from Odongdo entrance
09.50 Arrive at Dolsan Park
11.00 Lunch at Rotari Sikdang
12.00 Lee sun shin's plaza tour
12.30 Cafe-ing at Cafe Duu
15.00 Cafe-ing at Manseongri Beach
17.00 Waiting for cruise and look around Yeosu expo area
19.30 Departing for cruise
21.00 Done cruise and overnight at Jimjjilbang

MAY 26TH 2017
05.30 Departing from Jimjilbang
06.20 Taking ferry to Geumodo
09.00 Taking ferry back to Yeosu
(Or if you want to spend more time take next ferry)
10.00 Cafe-ing at Haeyang park
**Nothing to do**
17.20 Taking bus back to Seoul

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Overall from me, compared to Gangneung, Busan, and Jeju, Yeosu is super fascinating! It has city feeling, balanced tourism ( mountain and sea) ♡ super loved! Id you have long time in Korea dont forget to come here 

Ciao!!

[KOREA] YEOSU: 케이블카 CABLE CAR ROUTE & TIMETABLE

One of the longest cable car in Korea and become Yeosu iconic touristy must to do. Opened in 2014, this cable car became hits because not only regular cable car but they also have 10 glass floored cable car which you can see the sea under your feet!

케이블카
YEOSU CABLE CAR

There 2 places where you can ride the cablecar

#1 
자산정류장 JASAN
전남,여수시,수정동
This is the one that located near odongdo, you can see the entrance right across THE MVL hotel.

#2 
돌산정류장 DOLSAN 
전남 여수시 돌산읍 돌산로 3600-1
This one is the other side, from Dolsan Park. 

P.s both is the same but i took from Jasan because it located near odongdo so i didnt need to take more transport. And in may opinion, the view from Jasan- Dolsan is more beautiful LOL

OPEN HOURS
9.30~21.30(weekday) 22.30 (weekend)
( but you already can start buying the ticket from 9.00)

TICKET PRICE
Oneway ₩10000
Return ₩13000
Special glass floor Return ₩20000

⬆️ JASAN ENTRANCE⬆️
⬆️DOLSAN ENTRANCE⬆️