Sunday, June 25, 2006

On their way

My mom and dad are currently in the air somewhere over the Pacific ocean. They have been flying since 11pm yesterday (my time) and will not arrive in Korea until 8pm today. Poor parents.

Here is the itinerary for their visit:


Mom and Dad’s Korea Adventure Itinerary

Monday June 26th

8:10pm – pick up at Incheon airport with hugs, smiles, and happiness. Bus transport (or perhaps car courtesy of boss) to the lovely town of Suji.

9:00 pm – arrival in Suji accommodations and get settled. Catch up on lost times, relax, get over jet lag. Eat if necessary.

Anytime – sleep


Tuesday June 27th

9:00 – Jessica leaves for Work. Parents relax, take it easy, chat on the internet, watch television, get used to the time zone, take walking tour of Suji, etc.

Amazing Race Challenge: Mom and Dad will walk to Lottemart on their own and experience Korean super-super-market as Jess did her first weekend here. Jess was scared like anything mostly. How will Mom and Dad feel? Mom and Dad will eat a small snack in Lottemart which will be an experience in itself. Remember to check out the second floor.

2:45 – Jess will leave work early and meet the parents at this time. Mom and Dad will be ready to hit the town despite jet lag. They will have a light lunch of mandu (dumplings) and bibimbap at the local Suji shop.

3:30 – Head to Seoul towards Gangnam area for walking around in a busy Korean neighbourhood and eating at Pasha, the Turkish restaurant.

Nighttime – head back to Suji.


Wednesday June 28th

Wake up – anytime – Jessica will take the day off!!!

Today’s agenda includes: Gyeongbokgung palace, Insadong, a Korean dinner in Jonggak area, and if we’re lucky, an evening river cruise along the Han.

Return to Suji in the evening.


Thursday June 28

Wake up – anytime – Jessica or D’Arcy will take the day off!!!

Today’s agenda includes: Namdaemun market and the South Gate (national treasure number 1), Dongdaemun market area, and Nepalese food at Everest.


Friday June 30th

8:15 – wake up

9:05 – walk to school

Mom and Dad will come and spend the morning with Jessica and her little kids on Jess’ last day of work! They will be attacked by cute little children.

12:00 – Mom and Dad will go somewhere of their choice: Sinchon/Jamsil area and Technomart, Suwon Fortress, Suwon Folk Village, Itaewon, etc.

7:00 – Parent’s will meet Jessica back at her house and they will all go out for Galbi or Shabu Shabu and Karoke on Jessica’s last night in Korea.

Saturday July 1st

Jessica, D’Arcy, Mom and Dad will depart Suji on the airport shuttle at 7:00am bound for Hong Kong and a huge adventure!!!

*** Itinerary is subject to change based on the mood and desire of the travelers***


I slept like a baby last night.

On with the day!

2 Comments:

At June 25, 2006 9:44 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Too bad you can't shock your parents by having them go to Lottemart on a SUNDAY. That would really freak them out.

 
At June 25, 2006 10:51 PM , Blogger Jessica said...

Ha ha, yeah really.

 

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