The Authentic Seoul Experience

Ever felt overwhelmed in the vast sea of tourists? Tired of the same old tourist spots? Dive deep with ‘So Seoul’ and unveil the city’s hidden heart. 🎉

Seoul: A city bustling with life, where countless travelers often only scratch its surface. Many wander the same paths, looking lost and missing out on the genuine treasures of this vibrant metropolis.

As a discerning solo traveler, you crave something more authentic, more profound. With ‘So Seoul’, you’re not just another face in the crowd. Skip those cookie-cutter package tours and dull guides. Dive into immersive experiences, curated especially for those who wish to see the real Seoul.

Witness the city through the eyes of locals, like my friends and me. Embark on off-the-beaten-path adventures, uncovering unique aspects of Korean culture. Because you’re not just passing through – you’re truly connecting.

With ‘So Seoul’, the hidden gems of Seoul – places untouched by the usual tourist trail or ‘generic influencers’ – await your discovery. Immerse yourself in the genuine Korean local culture and experiences, exclusively crafted for the solo traveler.

Why merely scratch the surface when you can delve deep? Experience the unmatched, one-of-a-kind events with ‘So Seoul’. Every journey with us is memorable and authentic.



Unearth Hidden & Unique Spots: Explore off-the-beaten-path gems and insider secrets.

Local Insights: From cozy cafes to trendy shopping, embrace authentic experiences.

📸 Capture Special Moments: Join our photo challenges at every event!



💰 Price: $49 per person

Duration: 3 hours per experience (4 hours on Friday nights).

🍽️ Includes: Delicious food and coffee/tea on Kimchiman adventures.

👥 Max Participants: Limited to just 5 curious explorers.

🎒 What to Bring: T-money card & comfy shoes.


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So Seoul Monday Afternoon 14:00 - 16:00
So Seoul Monday Afternoon 14:00 – 16:00

1. Namsan Off-the-Beaten-Path – Mondays, 13:00 – 16:00 

  1. Itaewon’s Café Gems ☕️: Dive into hidden cafés and secret coffee spots with our local experts.
  2. Namsan’s Secret Trails 🌳: Explore unseen paths of Namsan for exclusive views away from the masses.
  3. Namdaemun Delights 🍢: Experience street food beyond the usual, curated by our local foodies.

📍Meeting Point: Itaewon Station, Exit 3 (Line 6, Brown)



So Seoul Monday Afternoon 17:00 - 20:00
So Seoul Monday Afternoon 17:00 – 20:00

2. Gwangjang Unveiled – Mondays, 17:00 – 20:00

  • Daiso & CU Dive 🛍️: Immerse in authentic Korean shopping—discover exclusives and delights at biggest Daiso in Seoul and then at a local convenient store. 
  • Hipjiro Café Craft ☕️: A hands-on coffee and a snack experience—choose from distinctive cups, mugs, and plates.
  • Kimchiman’s Hideaway 😋: Venture into a hidden back alley to feast at a culinary sanctuary unknown to even Seoul’s seasoned locals.

📍Meeting Point: Myeongdong Station, Exit 3 (Line 4, Sky blue)




So Seoul Monday morning 09:00 - 12:00
So Seoul Monday morning 09:00 – 12:00

3. Dongmyo Secrets – Wednesdays, 09:00 – 12:00

  1. Dongmyo Deals 👗: Navigate the historic flea market for unmatched finds.
  2. Tteokbokki Elite 🌶️: Indulge in one of Seoul’s top 5 tteokbokki destinations.
  3. Hidden Hongdae Cafés ☕: Discover concealed coffee havens in Hongdae & Sangsu with local insights.

📍Meeting Point: Dongmyo Station, Exit 3 (Line 1, Navy blue)



So Seoul Monday afternoon 13:00 - 16:00
So Seoul Monday afternoon 13:00 – 16:00

4. Sukmyeong Secrets – Wednesdays, 13:00 – 16:00

  1. Kimchi Jjigae Delight 🍲: Relish a unique Kimchi jjigae enriched with pork and noodles.
  2. Hyochang Hideaway 🌳: A tranquil retreat just steps from Seoul Station, complete with a coffee escape.
  3. Gyeonghuigung Journey 🏯: Traverse an underrated palace rich in stories, using local transit.

📍Meeting Point: Sukmyeong Women’s University Station, Exit 9 (Line 4, Sky blue)



So Seoul Friday afternoon 13:00 - 16:00
So Seoul Friday afternoon 13:00 – 16:00

5. Nodeul Nirvana – Fridays, 13:00 – 16:00

  1. Noryangjin Nosh 🏙️: Dive into the student scene. Taste the iconic cup-bap—a hidden culinary gem.
  2. Nodeul Views 🏝️: Drink in panoramic sights: the trains, iconic 63 Building, and the sprawling Han River.
  3. Emart Exploration 🛒: Navigate Yongsan’s Emart, getting insider peeks at Korean grocery shopping amidst a sprawling mall.

📍Meeting Point: Norayangjin Station, Exit 3 (Line 1, Navy blue/Line 9, Light brown)



So Seoul Friday afternoon 17:00 - 20:00
So Seoul Friday afternoon 17:00 – 20:00

6. K-Drama Karaoke Night – Fridays, 17:00 – 21:00 (4hrs)

  1. BBQ Hideout 🍖: Dive into authentic flavors at a hidden local BBQ spot.
  2. K-Pop Norebang 🎤: Belt out your favorite K-pop tunes in our Norebang (Korean karaoke room).
  3. Han River Rhythms 🌊: Embrace the K-drama ambiance by the river, vibing to select tunes and enjoying iconic snacks.

📍Meeting Point: Seoul National University Station, Exit 1 (Line 2, Green)



Dive Deep with ‘So Seoul’ for Only $49!

Join me and just 4 other explorers for an intimate and unique experience of Seoul. Subscribe to my mailing list and I’ll treat you to a local meal and coffee during our journey – my special gift just for my subscribers.

Limited Spots Available:

Only 5 spots per adventure. This ensures a personal and tailored experience as we unveil Seoul’s hidden gems together.

Got questions or need more details? DM me on Instagram @kimchimaninseoul or WhatsApp +82-10-2714-8757


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Born and raised in Seoul and Gyeonggi-do, I'm a Seoul lover, friendly guide, and your friend. An authentic culture enthusiast, basketball player, and hipster at heart.