Our team works to create a special experience to fit your needs. Each of our guides has a special focus. They are the ones The New York TimesLonely PlanetConde Nast Traveler, CNN, and other media outlets, chefs, and journalists contact to show them unique experiences only locals know.

Joe McPherson

Joe McPherson

The Food Writer

$400-700

Focus

  • Korean food culture
  • Seoul’s dark history
  • Bizarre foods
  • Restaurant neighborhoods
  • Secret restaurant finds
  • Hongdae, North Seoul, Itaewon
  • Countryside restaurants
Prof. David Mason

Prof. David Mason

The Professor

$400-700

Focus

  • Traditional Culture
  • Spirituality (Buddhism, Shamanism)
  • Royal Palaces
  • Shamanic Shrines
  • Confucian Ceremonies
  • Storytelling
  • Great Museum Guide
  • Inside & Outside Seoul
Shawn Morrissey

Shawn Morrissey

The Folklorist Hiker

$400-700

Focus

  • Hiking
  • Folklore
  • National Parks
  • Outside Seoul
  • Dark History

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IMPORTANT NOTES

  • A non-refundable $100 design fee is required to start. This fee will be discounted from your total.
  • Guide fees do not include food, transportation, or other expenses. These are solely fees for the guides and support staff in arranging the tour.
  • Tours are arranged based on guest, guide, and venue availability. This is just the starting point of the adventure.
  • We will send you a credit card invoice to pay for the host fee. After the experience date, we will send a second invoice to cover expenses during the tour. Receipts available upon request.