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Inchon happens to contain Korea's international airport.  It is a fairly nice airport that is similar to other major world airports, including overpriced stores/restaurants.

Here is the English-language link to the website:  http://www.airport.kr/eng/airport/.

Be sure to arrive early as the check-in lines can be quite long (most Koreans show up about 2 hours before an internation flight -- try to show up earlier so you don't have to rush through security and to your gate).  It takes a while to get to your terminal (trams and stairs/escalators are involved).

There is internet access on the second floor outside of the arrival area.  I think there are a few internet terminal areas in the departure area behind the security gates but they are far more expensive and can be crowded.

There is an AREX train/shuttle (the express is similar to a train while the slower transport is similar to a subway car) that goes from the Inchon Internation Airport and costs 3,100 Won as of 9/3/08.  The AREX line stops at Inchon Int. Airport Cargo Terminal, Unseo, Geomann, Gyeyang, and Gimpo Airport in that order and takes about 30 min. (express) to 45 min. (regular).  There are plans to extend the line to Seoul Station.  From Gimpo Airport, you may access the Seoul subway system (it is difficult to find a map in English; you can grab a map in Korean and use the numbers to navigate your way around).  English-language subway maps may be found in Itaewon (the tourist info. room) and at an Indian food restaurant in the same area. (http://www.nsubway.co.kr/korea/seoul/seoulsubwaymap.htm
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This website contains an English-language version of the subway map:  http://www.workesl.com/bbs/board.php?bo_table=emember&wr_id=22.

I advise you to grab English-language materials when you can because they dissapear quickly and may not be reordered for a while.

Advice:

A) I strongly advise against using Asian-based carriers for multi-destination stops.  I have had to fight for a seat one too many times when my flight was delayed and caused me to miss a connection.  One particular carrier always claims to have a full plane until you pull out extra money.  I had to get a manager of the airline responsible for my delay to book me a seat as the general ticketing agent didn't have access to this carriers computer system.  In other words, not all Asian countries are as service-based as Westerners expect.

B) One Korean carrier's English-language website will not allow one to purchase air fare. I wished I had known this sooner.    I ended up giving the credit card number over the phone after finding someone that could speak English. 

C) Korea is not an incredibly travel-friendly country if you speak English and go beyond a few select cities (Ilsan is great).  You definitely want to learn a few basic phrases if you travel outside of the Seoul and Busan areas that are not near subway lines.  Here's a good free site to help you with that:  http://rki.kbs.co.kr/learn_korean/lessons/e_index.htm.

D) Occaisionally, there is anti-American sentiment, so pay close attention to the political situation before travelling to the Republic of Korea.
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this is my home city and even I find it brimming with new places to explore. the #2 bus brings you to Pyeongtaek. For cultural aspects, visit the market place (Shee-Jahng). It's the first bus stop coming into the city. you'll have to go up the walking bridge to cross the main streets safely. Once in the market place, you can see TONS of different items for sale. From food, to blankets, clothes, to furniture... it's got everything you need in one stop. Make sure you barter when you buy more then 1 item from a store. Don't be afraid to haggle! it's part of the fun. You'll also smell some things you are going to want to forget very quickly and some things that are wonderful smelling, too. If you stop by a little food shop, make sure to try some food. Just don't ask what you're eating. LOL. make sure you exchange money before going to Pyeongtaek as there aren't any places that will do so for you. You can exchange money in Songtan (downtown by the main gate to Osan Air Base) or in An-Jung-Ri (downtown by Camp humphreys). bring a book bag or large shoulder tote to carry items you buy. It's a lot easier to do that then carry plastic bags around. After shopping in that area, go over by the train station. Be sure to avoid the Red Light alleys. Instead go down each of the roads stemming from the main road in front of the train station. they have tons of shopping and eating. you can find KFC, Mcdonalds, etc in this area if you prefer western cuisine.
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Hanam is a city in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. Formerly a part of Gwangju County, it was designated a city in 1989. The ancient Baekje capital of Hanam Wiryeseong may have been located there. Lying immediately east of Seoul, Hanam is also bordered by Namyangju, Gwangju, and Seongnam.

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