5 Best Rides & Attractions You Must Try at Lotte World, Korea

Visit Lotte World, the best theme park within the city of Seoul!

If you are looking for entertainments and fun things to do in Seoul, try a visit to the most popular amusement park in the city, Lotte World Theme Park, or Lotte World.

Located in the eastern part of Seoul, this amusement park consists of the world’s biggest indoor theme park “Adventure”, which is open all year around, and an outdoor amusement park called “Magic Island”.11702839_1148278028519996_663443362699815953_nAlong with its thrilling rides, Lotte World offers a variety of performances and festivals all year around as well. 🙂eng_mapMoreover, the amusement park is very convenient to reach since it’s connected directly with Jamsil subway station (Line 2). For a map and detailed directions, click here.

For first timers, here we have picked 5 best rides and attractions you must try in Lotte World. Check them out now! 🙂

1. Atlantis

Atlantis is probably the most popular ride in Lotte World. It offers an ultimate thrill when it rapidly soars 20m height at the speed of 72km/h and plunges at an angle of 72 degrees!11221702_1183925144955284_979241707672114440_nAs Atlantis is the most popular roller coaster in Lotte World, the queue line can get very long. So we strongly advise you to get in the line as soon as you arrive at the amusement park!

2. Flume Ride

12107819_1183925458288586_79840006312896057_nIf you are going on the Flume Ride, be prepared to get splashed! With a jungle theme, you’ll feel like you’re exploring the Jurassic Era and get thrilled when the 4-seat log boat plunges into the waterfall. Don’t forget to smile and pose when you see a photo point!

3. Camelot Carousel

CM0255_3_kmainVisualCamelot Carousel is an iconic attraction in Lotte World. Though it may not offer you a thrill, it offers you memories of childhood and a romance! Go ahead and enjoy the dreamlike ride with your beloved ones.

Plus, this is the best spot for taking photos, so keep in mind. 😉

4. French Revolution

11219062_1186438181370647_2987706316980873916_nWatch out when French Revolution roller coaster rotates 360 or 540 degrees! Your head will spin after the ride, but it’s totally worth riding it!

5. Gyro Swing

bg_hn1Last but least is the Gyro Swing! Sitting on a huge spinning wheel-shaped vehicle, you’ll be able to feel the utmost thrills when the aerial view of Seokchon Lake and the surrounding area lays out in front of your eyes.

Now, are you ready to have some fun and scream? Go ahead and plan your visit to Lotte World with your friends and families!

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3 Must-Try Rides & Attractions at Caribbean Bay Water Park in Korea

Looking for the best things to do in summer in Korea?caribbean-bay-water-park (6)Head over to Caribbean Bay Water Park, the most popular water park in Korea, which offers nonstop excitement and thrills!

If this is your first-time visit and have no idea what to ride and experience, here we’ve picked 3 great water slides you absolutely must try at Caribbean Bay Water Park.

1. Mega Storm

From 36m above the ground, your adventure begins on Mega Storm in a 6-person tube. With 3 times of steep drops and surges, you can experience a zero gravity – all in just 1 minute.caribbean-bay-water-park (7)And the highlight is? A funnel-shaped large Tornado that makes you feel as if you’re swirling in a real tornado!caribbean-bay-water-park (1)Use Caribbean Bay Q-Pass, an express pass, for Megastorm. The Q-Pass allows you to access the express queue of selected rides and attractions during peak season and weekends!

2. Tower Boomerang Go

Another water slide you must try at Caribbean Bay is Tower Boomerang Go. It is a fast-paced ride, which falls from a Pirate Watchtower and then rises up toward a 19 meter hill at a 90 degree angle.caribbean-bay-water-park (3)

3. Tower Raft

Imagine yourself falling from the height of a 5-story building. Yes, the Tower Raft will make your imagination true. Enjoy the rapid curves throughout this fun ride!caribbean-bay-water-park (4)

Get 40% off on Caribbean Bay tickets or save up to 30% with Trazy’s ticket+shuttle bus package!

Other attractions at Caribbean Bay Water Park

Besides these ultra-fun water slides, families and friends can also enjoy a variety of swimming pools, including a wave pool, a lazy river, indoor pools and many more.caribbean-bay-water-park (5)caribbean-bay-water-park (11)caribbean-bay-water-park (10)

Like what you are reading? Share it with your friends who you want to go to Caribbean Bay this summer with!caribbean-package-button-2Don’t forget to visit Trazy.com, Korea’s #1 Travel Shop, to find the latest and greatest travel deals for your next trip in South Korea.

Everland Discount Ticket Promotion for Foreigners Only on Trazy!

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The Best Offers Just for Trazy Users

Option 1: 40% Off Discount Ticket

Everland, the biggest theme park in Korea, offers 40% off discount tickets only for foreigners via Trazy.

With Trazy, you can also book Everland discount tickets instantly and effortlessly.

Buy 40% off discount tickets to Everland here.everland-discount-ticket

Option 2: 40% Off Discount Ticket & Shuttle Bus Package

Save time on your research and just simply book this all-inclusive package that includes a ticket and a shuttle bus ride for Everland.

Get 40% off on Everland Discount Ticket & Shuttle Bus Package NOW!everland-shuttle-package

Option 3: 50% Off Everland Q-Pass

If you get Everland Q-Pass or Express Pass, you can simply skip the long queues at Everland’s 5 best attractions – T Express, Safari World, Lost Valley, Panda World and Amazon Express.everland-qpassIf you are planning to visit Everland on weekends or during high season, getting a Q-Pass is highly recommended. Buy Q-Pass here.

*Trazy is the official ticket seller of Everland Q-Pass.

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Option 4: Everland Round-trip Shuttle Bus Only (Seoul ↔ Everland) 

For those who need a ride to Everland from Seoul, book this round-trip shuttle bus.

The shuttle bus departs from three locations in Seoul: Hongik University Station, Myeongdong Station and Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station.

Please make sure to book Everland shuttle bus service in advance.everland-shuttle-bus

Option 5: Everland Discount Ticket & Private Van Package

Want a private driver and van to pick you up from your hotel in Seoul? Do you want to stay at Everland until the night parade?

Trazy’s private van package offers a comfortable trip to Everland from Seoul!everland-private-van

Option 6: Everland Full Day Package

If you want to spend the whole day at Everland with your friends and family, this is the perfect option for you.everland-full-dayWhat’s Included:

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Travel Review & Tips: Dragon Hill Spa (Korean Bathhouse) in Yongsan, Seoul

Sweat it out at Dragon Hill Spa, the best Korean spa in Seoul, Korea!dragon-hill-spa (3)What better way to unwind and de-stress in the city than to treat yourself to a spa day?

For Koreans, one of the most popular and unique ways to relieve stress and get pampered is by enjoying a Korean sauna at a traditional Korean bathhouse called “Jjimjilbang (찜질방)”.

For foreigners, these Korean public bathhouses offer you the most authentic and unique cultural experiences such as getting naked in the public and soaking in a bath tub with other people, all of which will blow your mind away.

To show you what it’s like to experience Korean sauna culture and what you can expect at a Korean spa, I, from Trazy Crew, visited Dragon Hill Spa in Seoul, the most famous Korean spa in the city.

So check out this guide to Dragon Hill Spa with a summary of my experience plus tips below!

Dragon Hill Spa at a glance

dragon-hill-spa-(5)Dragon Hill Spa is open 24 hours a day and all year round, you can visit the spa anytime of the year, making it a great late-night spot to hang out with your special ones and the perfect place to escape the heat, cold and rain.

Along with spa and sauna, Dragon Hill Spa offers you a wide range of amenities as well, such as internet cafe, fitness center, arcade center, and even a karaoke. And you can enjoy all of these at a relatively low cost, which is less than $15!dragon-hill-spa-(11)Offering more than just a spa, it has been featured in many famous Korean dramas and TV programs, such as a popular Korean variety show called “Running Man” and named as one of the three best saunas in Seoul by CNN.
dragon-hill-spa-(50).jpgWith signs and menus in English, Japanese and Chinese, the spa is also very foreigner-friendly. It’s no wonder it’s popular among foreign tourists!

Tips for those want to visit Dragon Hill Spa

1. Take advantage of online discount tickets.

dragon-hill-spa (1)While you can buy tickets at a regular price on site, you can also get discount tickets to Dragon Hill Spa on Trazy.com. If you buy from Trazy, all you have to do is show your mobile voucher.

2. Take the subway.

dragon-hill-spa-(2)Located in the district of Yongsan in central Seoul, it is very easy for first-time travelers and visitors to get to Dragon Hill Spa and taking the subway is highly recommended if you are not used to taking the local buses.dragon-hill-spa-(4)From Yongsan Station’s Exit 3, you can spot Dragon Hill Spa on your right.

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Tips on getting prepared at Dragon Hill Spa

Once you show the mobile voucher from Trazy, you will receive sauna uniform for a change and a bracelet-like key.
dragon-hill-spa-(13)This key opens all of your lockers (for shoes and clothes) and you can use this key to make a payment when you buy food and snacks at the cafeteria inside the building. So never ever lose the key!!!! If you lose the key, better run up to the front desk and ask for help.

Now, you must first change into sauna uniform.dragon-hill-spa-(14)If you are a lady, take the elevator.dragon-hill-spa-(15)If you are a man, enter the passage on the left.
dragon-hill-spa-(43)Once you get off the elevator, just follow the sign and enter. Then look for the locker according to the number written on your key. Put all your belongings and anything valuable inside the locker.dragon-hill-spa-(12)dragon-hill-spa-(21)Change into the clothes that you received from the front (don’t take off your underwear! ;)).

Tips on what to enjoy in Dragon Hill Spa

1. Don’t miss these Jjimjilbang foods!

dragon-hill-spa-(20)Head to the cafeteria or the snack bar on the 1st floor to try Jjimjimbang foods.dragon-hill-spa-(17)One of my favorites is these Jjimjilbang eggs, which are very, very popular treats served in Korean bathhouses.

Other bathhouses usually serve two kinds – a boiled egg and a roasted egg, or “Maek-ban-seok (Stone-plate Cooked Egg)” in Korean.dragon-hill-spa-(18)But you can find 3 kinds of eggs at Dragon Hill Spa.  dragon-hill-spa-(19)Koreans usually drink “Sikhye (Sweet Rice Drink)” together with the eggs. It is traditional Korean beverage made with rice and has some grains of cooked rice in it. Drink a glass of ice cold rice juice after sweating out in the saunas – 100% satisfaction is guaranteed!

2. Chill out at the public resting zone.

dragon-hill-spa-(34)At the entrance of the public resting zone, you can find the rectangular cushion or pillow. dragon-hill-spa-(36)Grab one of these and lie down, watch TV and enjoy maekbanseok eggs and sikhye with your friends and family.

It was kind of surprising to see so many numbers of people at the Dragon Hill Spa during the weekday, even when I visited late at night. I guess that’s because Dragon Hill Spa is really famous.

3. Try a bit of every sauna room in Dragon Hill Spa!

dragon-hill-spa-(37)Now, if you are ready to enjoy some sauna, choose a type of sauna room you want to experience.

Dragon Hill Spa offers several types of sauna rooms and zones, such as Pyramid Meditation Room, Nephrite Jade Energy Room and Hinoki Woodland Room, so just choose the right place according to your preference (I would say, the temperature you can withstand)!

If this is your first visit, I highly recommended these sauna rooms.dragon-hill-spa-(29)Here’s the Crystal Sun Salt Room, which is one of my favorites. Among many sauna rooms at Dragon Hill Spa, this is the most unique room, which is filled with salt pebbles everywhere.dragon-hill-spa-(32)But do watch out when you walk on these little pebbles – they can be a bit painful.
dragon-hill-spa-(23)If you opt for heat and steam, try the Korean traditional charcoal kiln, which looks like an igloo. These sauna rooms are different in temperatures: low, medium and high.dragon-hill-spa-(25)The low-temp steam room is not that steamy or hot, so if you want more heat, you may want to move to the mid-temp room right next to it.dragon-hill-spa-(28)For those who don’t like the heat, run over to this ice room!
dragon-hill-spa-(27)It’s a perfect spot to cool off after sweating out in the hot sauna. But since it is freezing cold, you’ll probably want to get out of this room after 2 minutes.

4. Use a massage chair to relax your muscles.

dragon-hill-spa-(24)You can also find these comfortable massage chairs in front of the Korean traditional charcoal kiln.dragon-hill-spa-(26)Just put your key and you can use these massage chairs and get a great leg and back massage 🙂

5. Do explore other areas or floors in Dragon Hill Spa.

dragon-hill-spa-(47)Since Dragon Hill Spa is a 7-story building, there are plenty other entertainment and amenities for you to explore and enjoy.

On the 1st floor, there are outdoor hot spring pool and various spa zones along with the snack bar and public resting zone.

On the same floor, you can also enjoy a spa treatment at the Royal Orchid Spa at an additional cost.dragon-hill-spa-(40)On the 7th floor, there’s a Sky Garden and Garden Cinema. There’s a snack bar and a little karaoke room as well. 😉dragon-hill-spa-(22)The basement floor features Cinema Hall, PC room (internet cafe), Game zone and a toilet. You might need to bring some cash to enjoy some of these facilities. And you can also find a little smoking room on the right side of the Adventure Zone.

6. Don’t panic. Public bath doesn’t really mean ‘public’.

After all the wandering, I finally headed back to women’s sauna zone to take a shower and a bath.

The public bath for men and women are completely separated, so no worries.

Carry the key and a towel and head downstairs to the bathing area where there’s a washing area for you to take a shower and a bathing area where you can enjoy refreshing bath.

You must take all of your clothes off, including your underwear. You’ll feel embarrassed to get naked in front of so many people at first, but nobody really cares so just try to be natural.

There are also various kinds of bath waters, so try each one! Don’t forget that it’s an etiquette to take a shower before you get inside a tub. 😉

7. You don’t need to bring your own toiletries.

If you’ve forgotten to bring your toiletries, don’t worry.

There’s a little store (a counter with a lady vendor) where you can buy all kinds of toiletries (mostly single-use) that you’ll need for a shower or bath (like shampoo, conditioner, cleansing foam, etc).

If you are done taking a cool shower and a bath afterward, it’s time to go home!

Freely use the complimentary hair dryers, toner and lotion, cotton swab, and etc prepared at the powder section. 😉

Last words about my experience at Dragon Hill Spa

dragon-hill-spa-(33)Of all the Korean bathhouses that I’ve been to, Dragon Hill Spa was absolutely the best.

The spa and sauna experiences, along with various entertainment facilities…all of them were amazing.

Though taking off clothes and getting to used to a public bath can be awkward at first, I think all of you will enjoy this unique Korean sauna culture.

Those who want to unwind in the city, head to Dragon Hill Spa for a soak today!

Dragon Hill Spa Discount Tickets are available here.

And of course, never forget to visit Trazy.com to find out the latest, newest, trendiest things to do in South Korea! 🙂dragon-hill-button.jpg

Trick Eye Museum Guide: Seoul’s Best 3D Museum in Hongdae

Snap a selfie at Trick Eye Museum, the best 3D museum in Hongdae, Seoul!

trickeye-museum-(11)Located at the popular district of HongdaeTrick Eye Museum is one of the most popular and unique attractions in Seoul where you can freely touch, take photos and interact with 3D artworks.

For those who are planning a visit to Trick Eye Museum during your trip to Seoul, you may want to visit Love Museum and Ice Museum as well since they are located inside the same building as Trick Eye Museum.

If you want to know what each museum offers, here’s your guide!

1. Trick Eye Museum

Inside Trick Eye Museum, you can find plenty of funny, creative and realistic 3D paintings and installations, which are 2D artworks that are made to look like 3D using an optical illusion.
trickeye-museum-(8)Not only these paintings come alive right before your eyes, you can actually step inside them and take a pose and snap one-of-a-kind photos, which will definitely get you a ton of likes on your Instagram!trickeye-museum-(40)Moreover, with Trick Eye Museum’s new Augmented Reality (AR) feature, some of the paintings come alive so much more! You can try this feature by downloading Trick Eye app and point your smartphone camera at a painting when you are at the AR Museum in Trick Eye Museum.trickeye-museum-(36)Plus, you can also experience Virtual Reality (VR) at Trick Eye Museum’s VR Zone!

Click here for directions or Trick Eye Museum Discount Tickets.

2. Love Museum

trickeye-museum-(5)Love Museum is another unique attraction in Seoul dedicated to adults only and it is especially popular among couples looking for a unique dating spot!

It offers 3D art and paintings just like Trick Eye Museum, but it gives you a whole new experience as the museum features erotic and sexual themes.trickeye-museum-(7)As you explore, you can take photos and interact with sexy and erotic, but humorous, paintings and sculptures (some of them are very explicit!).

Those who want to visit Trick Eye Museum and Love Museum in one day can get discount combo tickets here.

3. Ice Museum

trickeye-museum-(18).jpgIf you are visiting with kids, you can opt for Ice Museum, which offers stunning ice sculptures on display all year round (best place to escape the heat during the summer!).

There’s also a gigantic ice slide for you and your little ones slip down, so don’t forget to try it!trickeye-museum-(34)Now, if you want to see what it’s like to visit these unique museums in Seoul, check out the video taken by Trazy Crew’s dearest friend, Charly!

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5 Best Festivals in July 2017 | South Korea Festivals Guide

During the month of July, Korea is packed with plenty of fun things to do such as live music, fireworks and water fights.

If you want to have some serious summer fun in Korea, make sure to check out these upcoming festivals in July!

1. Boryeong Mud Festival

| Where: Daecheon Beach, Boryeong City
| When: 21 – 30 July 2017boryeong-mud-festival.jpgFor international travelers, there is nothing quite like Boryeong Mud Festival. It is Korea’s one of the largest and most popular festivals, which should be on top of the list for all festival-goers this summer.

At the festival, visitors can enjoy a variety of mud-based activities such as mud slides, mud pits, a mud prison, giant mud bath, a mud swimming pool and plenty more.

Besides these fun-filled activities, SBS MTV’s “The Show”, a popular Korean music television program will be broadcasted live at the venue on July 22 as part of the festival.

| How to Go: For anyone hoping to go to the festival, here’s a great ticket+shuttle package (shuttles depart from Seoul). A shuttle bus service from Busan to the festival is also available.

2. Sinchon Water Gun Festival

| Where: Sinchon, Seoul
| When: 29 – 30 July 2017sinchon-water-gun-2Once again, the Water Gun Festival will take place on the streets of Sinchon, where a huge crowd of people will be squirting each other with water guns. Now, start gearing up for the Water Gun Festival!

| Ticket Info: Everyone is welcomed to participate this event. But don’t go back all wet! The festival offers special discounted online packages, which include a ticket (a wristband), which gives an access to the changing rooms and a locker, a raincoat and goggles, starting from $9. A variety of water gun options is also available at an additional cost.

3. Hearbeat Festival 2017

| Where: Nanji Hangang Park, Seoul
| When: 22 July 2017heartbeat-festival.jpgPart music festival, part haunt event, Heartbeat Festival 2017 is one of this summer’s hottest festivals you should not miss when you are in Seoul.

The festival’s music lineup will include some of the best Korean rappers and DJs such as DOK2, Haze, Reddy, Choi Ha-min, DJ RANA, DJ Cream and more. Also, there will be a scare zone and a zombie flash mob, which will surely keep festival-goers entertained.

| Ticket Info: Tickets are 34% off on Trazy, the official English booking website for Hearbeat Festival 2017.

4. Water Bomb Festival 2017

| Where: Jamsil Sports Complex, Seoul
| When: 29 July 2017water-bomb-2This year, the Water Bomb Festival will return with even more powerful water explosions and an awesome lineup!

For those new to the festival, it is the best water festival with the best dance music scene, where festival-goers can choose either Team Red or Team Blue, team up with their favorite artists and soak up the targets with water guns.

This year, the festival will feature acts including HyunA, Korea’s hottest rappers such as BewhY, C Jamm and Jessi, and Korean reggae artists Skull & Haha, as well as many local and international DJs, including Lookas, Maximite and DJ KOO.

| Ticket Info: The 1st release tickets are currently $70 but will rise as the event draws closer. Tickets to Water Bomb Festival are available here.

5. Pohang International Fireworks Festival

| Where: Yeongildae Beach, Pohang City
| When: 26 – 30 July 2017pohang-fireworksKnown as the “City of Light and Fire,” the coastal city of Pohang will host its annual Pohang International Fireworks Festival where the spectacular fireworks display over the Yeongildae Beach will be showcased every night during the festival period.

Additional highlights include street performances, live music, laser shows and a magnificent fireworks competition on the night of July 29.

| How to Go: Overnight shuttle buses will be running to the festival from Seoul. It is best to book your ride in advance as the shuttle bus runs only on July 29.

★Bonus!

A few other festivals and events in Korea this summer include the Bonghwa Sweet Fish Festival from July 29 to August 5 (try and catch sweet fish with bare hands!) and the Wake Up City Festa Water Slide Festival in Haeundae Beach, Busan, from July 29 to August 13.

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