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Local Marts and Shops

Mega stores such as Lotte Mart, HomePlus and Costco are closed on every second and fourth Sundays; South Korean government introduced this mandatory store closing in year 2012, so that the smaller retailers and local marts may continue to thrive. Lotte Mall/Toys R Us: Located at southwest end of the Central Park, you can find almost [...]

By |2018-06-01T23:54:34+00:00December 12th, 2017|Helpful Information, Places, Shopping|4 Comments


There are six luxury hotels in Songdo Incheon. They provide beautiful rooms, great service and foods. These hotels are all located at the perimeter of the Central Park.   Oakwood Premier Incheon: 165,  Convensia-Daero, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon   Sheraton Grand Incheon Hotel: 153, Convensia-Daero, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon   Orakai Songdo Park Hotel: Orakai Hotel is [...]

By |2022-08-22T00:43:18+00:00December 10th, 2017|Helpful Information, Hotels, Places|0 Comments

Hospital and Pharmacies

I was running low on my diabetic meds and I got referred to the Plus Hospital. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable. I didn't have medical insurance at the time, but I was relieved to be charged only quarter of what I would have paid in US. Plus Hospital: Established since 2009, it has entrusted [...]

By |2022-08-22T00:26:42+00:00December 10th, 2017|Helpful Information, Medical, Places|2 Comments


KAL Limousine (Korean Airline Limousine: Bus #6707B): It's called the limousine but it is actually a Greyhound-like express bus; I found it to be the easiest and fastest transportation to and from the airport and Incheon Songdo; you don't have to fly on Korean Air to ride the KAL limousine; anyone can ride the limousine. The transportation [...]

By |2018-07-10T11:08:14+00:00October 10th, 2017|Helpful Information, Transportation|Comments Off on Transportation

Helpful Information

Tax Refund: Major department stores (ex: Lotte, Home-Plus, E-Mart etc.) and outlets have stores that honor tax-free claim so that you can get a refund of tax of products you've purchased. At the department stores: At the end of shopping for the day, collect all the receipts and take them to the service desk (total [...]

By |2018-05-31T22:56:07+00:00October 6th, 2017|Helpful Information, Shopping|0 Comments

Incheon Travel Information Center

Incheon Travel Information Center: Take a moment and visit the travel information center, located at southwest end of the Central Park; not only are the staff friendly and helpful (fluent in English/Chinese/Japanese), you'll find incredible amount of travel brochures and maps of Songdo and the neighboring Incheon City.       Incheon City Tour: Purchase a [...]

By |2018-02-08T11:33:18+00:00October 6th, 2017|Entertainment, Exploration, Helpful Information|0 Comments