Simon Lee's Korean War Food Tour

3 HoursEnglish

Highlights

  • Enjoy a unique guided tour to experience South Korean war history.
  • Learn more about the Korean war with Simon Lee, a military enthusiast and former Korean Air Force pilot.
  • Enjoy a lunch of Budae Jjigae, an American-influenced stew that was born from this war's era.

Description

They call it “The Forgotten War,” but its echoes are very much present in modern day South Korea. Military enthusiast and former Korean Air Force pilot Simon Lee shared riveting tales of a brutal war that ripped a country apart, including accounts from his own family. Walk through the Korean War Memorial and see true artifacts that bring this era to life. At the end of the tour, everyone enjoys a lunch of Budae Jjigae, an American-influenced stew that was borne from this era.

Tour includes experiencing the following:
- Learning the causes, major battles, and aftermath of the Korean War
- Personal family anecdotes that make the war feel closer
- Exploring the Korean War Memorial museum
- Seeing and touching authentic tanks, planes, and equipment used in the Korean War on both sides
- Boarding a ship that was shot up by North Koreans in 2002, a truly scary experience
- Lunch of Budae Jjigae (Army Base Stew)

This tour is great for
- History buffs
- Military enthusiasts
- Families looking for an enriching excursion
- Foodies

About your guide, Simon Lee:
A French cusine trained chef, Simon Lee served in the Korean Army’s very unique unit. He is a military history maniac and big-time military enthusiast. He is an ex-civilian pilot who used to fly in African countries as a bush pilot and as a commercial pilot in the U.S.

Information:
- Length of tour: approx. 3 hours
- Type: Walking indoors and outdoors, meal
- Food types for special diet consideration: beef, gluten (can be removed upon request), pork, slightly spicy
- Suggested items: Comfortable walking shoes, bottled water, umbrella (depends), camera
- Start location: Samgakji Station, exit 12 (lines 4 & 6)

Amenities

  • Transfer not included
  • Shared activity
  • Operated by a company
  • Fixed time
  • Certified
  • Restroom available
  • Senior friendly
  • Kids friendly (7 → 15)
  • Meal included
  • Water included
$40.00
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per adult
$20.00
usd
per child

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