Songdo: In the City of Blinding Lights

Incheon, a sprawling satellite city — roughly an hour away from Seoul, is a viable living option for many. Finding affordable housing, in Seoul, can prove to be a gargantuan task. Apartment/housing costs keep rising every year and living in the outskirts isn’t a bad idea when public transportation is so efficient. Scores of office-goers…

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Love, War, & Escapism

Incheon’s Chinatown has a strange mix of everything. Love stories painted on elaborate wall murals, grim memorials of war — cementing a 100 year political alliance, copious fields of wild flowers, and thankfully, a lot of room for escapism, in its ‘Fairy Tale Village‘. Although, this mural village exclusively targets kids, and is a treat…

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Memorials, Blooms, and Green Spaces

Chinatown is Incheon‘s top tourist draw. But, there’s a lot more interesting history, tucked away, from the main tourist street. Surrounded by dense vegetation or the sea (depending on which section of town you choose to explore); these sights are perfect to escape the sharp rays of the afternoon sun or loud tourist banter. By the time,…

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