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The Real Seoul

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The Real Seoul offers custom food and nightlife tours for solo visitors and small groups (friends/couples). Maximum for any tour is 6 people! This keeps the atmosphere small and flexible (easy to move around to restaurants as we wish). We can eat as...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Sinnonhyeon Station, Seoul, South Korea
Gangnam / Nonhyeon / Yeoksam
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Michael is super warm and friendly. Really helpful suggestions via whatsapp both before and after the tour on how to get the most out of your time in Seoul. The tour itself is like having a meal and drinks with a friend. We drank a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sarah S
Michael H, Owner at The Real Seoul, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Oh thanks for writing this so quickly. I'll let you know if I ever make it over in your direction and I hope all is well with your family! And let me know if you all go back to Japan - I have a TON...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time with Michael. He was easy to contact and instructions for meeting were very easy to follow. There was never a dull moment in conversation- from personal anecdotes to stories about korean history and culture, we were constantly entertained! You do...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Michael H, Owner at The Real Seoul, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Nicola glad to meet you both and I guess you could say I had a lasting effect ;-)? Hope you guys enjoyed the rest of the trip and I'll let you know when I make my way down there for my big trip to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a solo traveler it can be difficult to find tours, experience authentic nightlife, or try the best local cuisine (if there is a 2 person minimum). So I worried I wouldn’t be able to experience a few things on my travel list. THANK GOODNESS...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BriGTravels2
Michael H, Owner at The Real Seoul, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Oh Brigitte thanks again :-)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Michael was a great host and tour guide for Seoul. My fiancé and I had one night layover in Incheon and wanted to see if we could get to see Seoul. Connecting with the Real Seoul was a great choice for us. Michael gave us...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Steve P
Michael H, Owner at The Real Seoul, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Steve thanks for writing this and I wish you could've stayed longer, but we did it up that night for sure! Glad you enjoyed!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had such a great night!!! As a solo traveller this undoubtedly was the right option to go with. It was just me and Michael on the night, but that didn't matter at all. Just meant I had majority vote on what to eat from...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Michael H, Owner at The Real Seoul, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Kevin! I know you're in London now, but if our schedules align for my great tour of Australia, I'll let you know.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gosh, what can I say about Michael! My trip to South Korea was complete because of him. As a solo traveler I was pretty concerned about dining alone in Seoul. In addition to quelling my nerves about this, he went above and beyond the entire...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Michael H, Owner at The Real Seoul, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Becca and I'll see you in just a few weeeeekkks in NYC!!!!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am in between jobs and decided to spontaneously go to Korea(never been compared to other Asian countries)through the new years holiday (Dec 2018 to Jan 2019) and wanted to try bbq and drinking places (soju) knowing usually it isn’t for solo travelers(must order 2...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Michael H, Owner at The Real Seoul, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Oh wow Matt that was SO FAST to write, thank you so much! I was going to check in with you but already saw it here. Glad you enjoyed your time and sorry we couldn't meet up again during your visit. I'll let you know...More

Reviewed 14 December 2018

Everything is just easy with Michael. It is like traveling in a completely foreign city, find out right before the trip a friend that you haven't met for a long time is in town, and together have a fantastic night out. Bonus is that friend...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Michael H, Owner at The Real Seoul, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2018

Cindy good to see your review. Thanks again for writing it! You know I'll be in Tokyo soon at some point and I'll absolutely be in touch!

Reviewed 12 December 2018

Michael is so nice and knows everything about Seoul and food. I had a lot of fun time. It's like a night with friends instead of a tour. I will definitely come back and hope to meet him again.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Michael H, Owner at The Real Seoul, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2018

Thanks Ha! I know you’ll be back this way on your next family visit, so do stay in touch :-).

Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Michael puts on a great tour. Ended up trying a Korean barbeque place in Gangham, then on to a seafood restaurant, and far too many hours of karaoke. There's an abundance of Soju and beer and tons of good food. Michael's tour is definitely nightlife...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Michael H, Owner at The Real Seoul, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Thanks Andrew! Glad you all enjoyed.

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the steady streams of office workers bustling about.
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Response from Michael H | Property representative |
I know I contacted you via Kakao but for others just in case: Email: therealseoul @ gmail Kakao / Line / WeChat ID: mikesaidyes WhatsApp (and Phone/iMessage): +821066369632
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