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The Best Day Trip From Seoul: Ilsan 1-Day Itinerary

If you want to explore a different city during your trip to Seoul, look no further than Ilsan. Here you can find nature, nightlife, and of course aesthetic cafes.

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Madi's Recent Blogs
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Spending a day in Trendy Mullae: Seoul Neighborhood Guide

The ultimate guide to spending a day in trendy Mullae, Seoul packed with local favorite spots from restaurants to cafes.

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The 10 Biggest Culture Shocks for Expats and Tourists in South Korea

The 10 biggest culture shocks I discovered as first as and now as an American expat in living in South Korea. 

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Spending a day in Trendy Mullae: Seoul Neighborhood Guide

The ultimate guide to spending a day in trendy Mullae, Seoul packed with local favorite spots from restaurants to cafes.

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The 10 Biggest Culture Shocks for Expats and Tourists in South Korea

The 10 biggest culture shocks I discovered as first as and now as an American expat in living in South Korea. 

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Madi's Tips
Madi's Tip
May 5, 2020

Whenever I go to a new country I always try to go to McDonald's to check out what unique items they have based on the country's taste preferences. You can also always find a restroom and free wifi if needed.

Madi's Tip
Apr 8, 2020

Try renting a bike once in a new city, you will get a great overview of the area and its a fun way to get a workout.

Madi's Tip
Mar 20, 2020

Get a credit/debit card with no international transaction fees, the average transaction fee is 3% of the purchase which sounds small but adds up!

Madi's Tip
Mar 10, 2020

I use the free app SNOW to easily edit all my pictures to look more professional in seconds.

Madi's Tip
Mar 5, 2020

It will always be cheaper to purchase your luggage in advance online rather than at the gate.

Madi's Tip
Feb 26, 2020

Always write down your accommodation address on a piece of paper so you can easily find your way back if your phone dies.

Madi's Tip
Feb 24, 2020

It usually takes 1 day to recover from jet lag for each time zone crossed, for example if you travel to somewhere that is 6 hours ahead you can expect to recover in 6 days.

Madi's Tip
Feb 23, 2020

Download a VPN if you want to access any western social media platforms in China, my go-to VPN is Astrill.

Madi's Tip
Jan 19, 2020

I find it essential to have a good eye mask to sleep on flights, especially when I'm in the dreaded middle seat.

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