If you and your friends are avid Kdrama fans, you guys have probably dreamed of going to Korea someday. For Kdrama fans, to be able to go to Korea is like a dream come true; like stepping inside the Kdrama Land itself. But of course, that would be without subtitles. So here are some perks of traveling to Korea with your Kdrama friends.
You have a partner in hunting Kdrama filming locations
First on the list is that you will have a reliable partner in visiting the filming locations of your favorite Korean dramas. In actuality, Korea is more than just its Kdrama filming locations. There are a lot of good places in the country that you could visit. But as a Kdrama fan, you shouldn’t definitely miss going to those filming locations. Non-Kdrama fans may not find some of those places important or attractive enough to visit. Hence, including it in your itinerary when you travel with them might cause some misunderstanding. However, if you travel to Korea with your Kdrama-watching buddies, you guys will definitely support each other in that endeavor to set foot in different Kdrama filming locations.
To help you with your Kdrama tour and enjoy the perks of traveling with your Kdrama buddies all the more, here are some sample itineraries that you could use as reference:
You understand the excitement and sentiments of each other
Aside from an agreeing in including Kdrama filming sites in your itinerary, you will also have someone who can understand your sentiments and excitement. I remember the moment that I first set my foot at Incheon International Airport, I told by friends then that I will surely comeback to Korea.
They understood what I meant by that and are supporting me until now especially that I am currently living here.
Moreover, we understood the excitement of each other whenever we would see posters, subway ads or billboards of our favorite Hallyu artists. No judging. It is because you probably know how it feels to be a fan, and an overseas fan at that.
You have a photographer
Another important perk of traveling with your Kdrama friends is that you will have a photographer. Of course, not everyone has the talent to take Instagram-worthy photos. But you would still appreciate to have someone to take your photos.
It is especially if you are shy to approach someone that you don’t know to take it for you or you don’t have a tripod.
And before ending your trip, make sure to send the photos that you took of each other. Sometimes you guys would be so busy and would tend to forget about those pictures thus, ending up not uploading them at all.
You can save travel expenses
And lastly, you can save travel expenses when you travel with your Kdrama buddies. For example, if you eat in a restaurant, you can just share your food and split your bill afterwards. The same applies to your accommodation. Instead of booking a single room, you can reserve for a double-room, twin bed room or even a whole house if you are many then split the cost with your friends. This is one of the smart ways to travel Korea on a cheap budget. For an estimated cost of traveling within Korea, click here.
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