Showing posts with label DaeguTravel. Show all posts
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Friday, January 6, 2017

Winter Escape To Korean Hot Springs & Spas #3 :: 'Elybaden' Luxurious Water Leisure Place

Winter Escape To Korean Hot Springs&Spas #3
Daegu 'Elybaden'

Written by Travel Writer
Eun Young Yoo

Elybaden is the spa opened recently. It is the water park surrounded by many big buildings in the city. Elybaden is the combination of Elysium(paradase) and Baden(European Spa from Rome period). kids and adults enjoy a huge bathe pool, sulfur spa, 4 seasonal warm pool and including fitness center is in Elybaden, Daegu 

1st floor: Bathe Pool
There are bathe pool and kid's pool. After massage with German method of various water pressure, the body will be relaxed. Right next to the bathe pool is the kid's pool, which is the heaven for kids. It is exciting to ride a water slide with falling water.

Every water is sulfur spa. Sulfur spa is a good cure method to everyone and it is well known for getting younger. For women, the skin will be smooth. For men, muscle pain will be reduced. Finally for the kids, it is heaven for enjoying water theme park. Thanks to the sunshine from the second floor, it makes people enjoy their delightful time. 

3rd floor: A square of Korean Jjimjilbang(Korean dry sauna)
It is as big as the large playground and so many themes for Jjimjilbang. There are sauna, oxygen room, Ice room, red clay room, a room with Himalayas salt, Germanium room and so on. 

4th Floor: VIP Family Room / 5th Floor: Fitness Center

It will be the best place with your family time on the 4th floor. Luxurious sun tree's wood is surrounding the place and it is quiet to relax. For kids, Kid's park and comic book room in Jimjilbang are popular, and for adults the fitness center on the 5th floor is popular. There are so many supplies including treadmills.

  • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • Elybaden: +82-53-644-7000
Address: 8-6, Sanginseo-ro, Dalseo-gu, Daegu, Republic of Korea
How to get there
   • Bus: Getting off at Across from Sangin Bora Mansion stops(상인보라맨션 건너)
              356, 649, 708
   • Subway: Red line and get off at Sangin Station. 
                    Exit at No. 5 and head to the Wolgok-ro for about 18 minutes on foot. 

Monday, December 7, 2015

Korea's Cafés - Apsan Café Street of Daegu, Filled with the Fragrant Scent of Coffee in Korea

Apsan Café Street of Daegu, Filled with the Fragrant Scent of Coffee in Korea
Apsan Café Street of Daegu, Filled with the Fragrant Scent of Coffee

Visit Daegu’s Apsan (Apsan Mountain) Café Street of Daegu, a great place to visit, even for those who are travelling alone. Numerous cafes with pretty exteriors can be found throughout the entire street, which is only 10-15 minutes away on foot from the Hyeonchungro Station.

You will find Droptop, A Twosome Place, Havana Express, Starbucks, and many other branded cafés on the street. The café branches in Apsan Café Street are loved by many for its relatively bigger and prettier interior compared to the other branches in Korea.

There are also restaurants that serve pasta, Steak, Risotto, and etc. The restaurants have a classy exterior that go perfectly well with the cafes, many of which are hidden in the alleys of Apsan Café Street.

This is Urban Fare best known for its beautiful garden.

You can travel here by Daegu City Tour Bus that runs on the Apsan Mountain course.

You can also go for a 15-20 minutes’ walk to Apsan Mountain after enjoying a leisurely coffee and  brunch.

507-1, Daemyeong 9-dong, Nam-gu, Daegu, Korea

Friday, October 23, 2015

5 Must-visit Bakeries of Daegu, Korea you have to eat at before you die!

5 Must-visit Bakeries of Daegu, Korea you have to eat at before you die!
5 Must-Visit Bakeries of Daegu you have to eat at before you die!

More and more people are visiting Daegu from distant places just to visit the 5 famous bakeries!
Daegu Travel introduces the five famous must-visit bakeries where you can find delicate and tasty looking breads!

1. Sweet Red Bean Bun of Geundae Golmok Danpatppang 

In Yakjeon Street, Yangnyeongsi, Dongseungro, Daegu, you can find the sweet redbean buns of Geundae Golmok Danpatppang! Danpatppang means sweet redbean bun in Korean.
There are countless number of people missing the taste of the sweet redbean buns that they used to eat with milk during the 1960s and 1970s. Thus, bakeries reconstructing such flavor are opened a lot. Among them, Geundae Golmok Danpatppang is in the top five!

Its flavor is enjoyable with ingredients of natural butter, bay salt, and naturally fermented starter. Moreover, the red beans and walnuts stuffed in the buns are boiled and roasted in the store.
The store’s breads are mostly buns with red bean paste, including Redbean bun with cream, Redbean bun with green tea cream, Vegetables bun, and Soboro bun with red bean. The price range is 2,000won to 3,000won per bun.

▷ Must-eat? Redbean Bun with Iced green tea cream
You can enjoy the sweet taste of red beans and, at the same time, the smooth and cool flavor of green tea if refrigerated before eating.
▷ Where?
- 53-4, Dongseongno 3-ga, Jung-gu, Daegu, Kore
- Daegu station

2. Banwoldang Croquette

They’re known for specializing in croquettes.
They offer various croquettes, including Curry croquette, Egg croquette, Cheese potato croquette, and Sweet pumpkin croquette. 

The croquettes can easily be sold out early since the bakery sells only a fixed amount per day in order to maintain their freshness.

▷ Must-eat? Up to your taste buds!
 Where? 88, Deoksan-dong, Jung-gu, Daegu, Korea

3. Bbang-jangsu Danpatppang 

This bakery is where you can taste fresh bread everyday as their breads undergo 72 hours of low-temperature ripening to deepen the flavor.
There are nine breads, including Redbean bun, Cream redbean bun, and Sweet potato filled bun. The Green tea cream cheese bun and the Corn cream bun were added to their menu lately!
They have many stores in Daegu. As such, they are easily accessible since there are already three stores near Dongseongro - the center of Daegu.

▷ Must-eat? Cream redbean bun 
With a circular shape, and fully filled up with lots of cream and red bean paste.
▷ Where?
94-1, Namseongno, Jung-gu, Daegu, Korea
249-12, Dongin-dong 4-ga, Jung-gu, Daegu, Korea
166-1, Dongseongno 2-ga, Jung-gu, Daegu, Korea

4. Gachang Jjinppang Street 

At the Gachang jjinppang(steamed bun) street, you’ll find an array of steamed bun stores lining up all the way to Gachang Spa Valley near Daegu. This street had been featured in TV shows, newspapers, and magazines several times making it famous nationwide.

The Jjinppang(steamed buns) and Mandu(dumplings) are made by hand. Jjinppang has the smooth and sweet red bean paste in the circular and white bun. As its name implies, it is not baked but steamed so its texture is very smooth and chewy.

The main menu items are Jjinppang, Wangmandu(big dumpling), Jjinmandu(steamed dumpling), and Kimchi mandu(Kimchi dumpling). The Jjinppang and Wangmandu is usually 3,000 per five pieces, and good for one person. It varies per store.

▷ Must-eat? Jjinppang(steamed bun)
▷ Where? Yonggye-ri, Gachang-myeon, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, Korea

5. Samsong Bakery

This particular bakery has a very long history since its foundation in 1957. It is so famous that everyone knows about their "Mayakppang(addictive corn breads)".

The main menu items here are Mayakppang and Cream cheese chewy bun, Vegetables croquette, and Korean native cattle croquette. They are not fried with oil but baked with a weak fire.

▷ Must-eat? Mayakppang(addictive corn bread) and Cream cheese chewy bun
▷ Where?
- 7-6, Dongseongno 3-ga, Jung-gu, Daegu, Korea

- Dongdaegu train station