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Traveling to South Korea - Drupal Tour 2016

By Eduardo García ● CTO | March 7th, 2016

Yesterday was that awkward moment when you have to leave your hotel, but your flight is not ready to go, so you have to be prepared for random situations.

In our case, we choose to wake up late and just in time to take the hotel breakfast and return to our room to continue doing some planning for our two next destinations.

After checkout and leaving our luggage under hotel custody, we go out to do some typical tourist shopping. We bought some magnets, Vietnamese hats, bags and caps, and a football uniform from Vietnam for our son Axel.

Because we still have a lot of time, I decided to take a haircut.

Hanoi Haircut For lunch, we decided to take a rest from noodles, and we went to KFC :P.

Hanoi KFC With about still 6 hours ahead to decided to sit down in the street to drink the cheapest beer I tried in my light Bia Ho. We only pay USD 0.22 per glass; It’s a light beer but don’t get confused after five glasses you’ll feel I little dizzy, accompanied by a local version of Doner Kebab.

Hanoi Cheap Beer The airport process was as simple as our arrival, not too many controls, the flight was comfortable and almost empty, we departure at midnight and after three hours of flying, we arrive at ICN airport in Seoul.

In the airport, I asked at the information desk, and the provide the information about what bus or train we could take. Finally, we bought an express rail ticket to reach Seoul, but we get lost in the subway system, mainly because we bought train card, put money and doesn’t work, so the trip was longer than expected to try to resolve the issue.

At the hotel due we arrive too early for checking, about at 11 am. Fortunately, they allow us to access the room.

If you are interested in, see image and videos about this part of our trip, you can check out the at Hanoi album and Ha Long Bay album.

Airplane

Distance (Kilometers)
Hanoi - Vietnam → Seoul - South Korea 2.745
Previously 22.325
Total 25.070
Walking

Distance (steps)
Hanoi (today) 7.650
Previously 261.241
**Total** 268.891