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One of the best guides ever

Rob was a wonderful guide for our 1 day tour off the ship in Incheon. He gave us some great Korean... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
Dor J
via mobile
Custom designed 2 day seoul tour

Coming from a major architecture tour of Japan, I was very interested in how Seoul 'ticked' and its... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
henkelmanr
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Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Rob was a wonderful guide for our 1 day tour off the ship in Incheon. He gave us some great Korean history on the ride into Seoul and a great tour of the city. He's a Korean who moved to USA and completed school in...More

Thank Dor J
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Coming from a major architecture tour of Japan, I was very interested in how Seoul 'ticked' and its traditional and modern architecture. Rob was obviously an expert in traditional Korean buildings and studied up on the list of 15 or so modern structures I hoped...More

Thank henkelmanr
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

We spend half a day with Rob and it seems to be much more. He speaks perfect English and is extremely accommodating. Rob is a walking Wikipedia and his knowledge of the history, the habits, the politics and the inner drivers of the people is...More

1  Thank rcharit
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Our tour turned out ok but Rob lacked common courtesy in cancelling on us via his surrogate after assuring us he, personally, would be our guide. He never checked in to see how the tour went. Expected better.More

Thank Vinnysmom
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FobWannaBe, Owner at KoreanTourGuide.com, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

I'm not sure where things went wrong, but I was with your group for the first 2 days. I thought I told the whole group, but I definitely told the person who organized the trip that I will not be able to finish the tour...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

I sent a deposit on August 21, 2017, for 8 passengers for a tour to the DMZ on April 7, 2018, after reading these great reviews. Oceania Insignia cancelled the port stop in Seoul on October 9, 2017, and I emailed Rob and Jen at...More

Thank babysis2015
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FobWannaBe, Owner at KoreanTourGuide.com, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

I am sorry if there was any miscommunication about your refund. We said we were happy to refund your money and asked you for your PayPal account in 2 separate emails. The first email that I sent you regarding this was on Fri, 10 Nov...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

Rob's tour of Seoul around our chosen destinations kept us on our feet (both literally and figuratively) as he not only showed us the landmarks, but also introduced us to his wealth of knowledge. Rob was extremely patient even when our group wanted to sit...More

1  Thank geezlouisemc
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Me and my friends stayed 10 days in Korea, and decided to havw our firsr day with a tour guidr so we chose rob! He was so much fun! He took us around to the Ihwa Mural Village which was beautiful and showed us the...More

Thank Cecilia M
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

Rob is a fantastic guide: very knowledgeable, funny and kind. Flawless English and flexible. He is involved in tons of Korean touristic projects. Ask him about it after you book him as you prepare your trip. Thanks Rob.

1  Thank Luc0072017
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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful day with Rob, who is the tour company owner. This was a small group off the Volendam cruise ship docked in Incheon, South Korea. Rob and his associate met us at the dock on a frosty morning (31°) and gave us...More

1  Thank Dor J
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

we were on a cruise which had 2 days in Incheon/Seoul. A group of us toured with Rob and EJ - one day Seoul City tour, next day Korean Folk Village - many thanks for memorable experiences!

1  Thank cjcruzer2014
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