Nia Ramadhani & Theresa Wienathan

Nami Island is the one of most favourite place to visit on early autumn. It is because Nami Island is the prettiest during that time. The lined-up ginko trees in Nami Island will turn into magical yellow tree between October 20-30. Last year, I captured the moment of Nia Ramdhani and Theresa Wienathan, Indonesian famous public figure while travelling in yellow Nami.

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Nesa Aqila

Autumn in Korea is always being the most favourite time to visit for tourist. Why? Because you will see the colorful scenery of Korea during that season. Nesa Aqila, Hamidah, and Yusi Yolanda captured their korean autumn drama series in Gapyeong Area by visiting Garden of Morning Calm, staying over night in Car-Pension, as well as visiting the famous Nami Island which is super yellow in October every year. Nesa Aqila and Hamidah who are the social influencer hijaber, with Yusi Yolanda their best-friend manager are always cheerful and really feel the moment when they were traveling in Korea. The tour was arranged by Light&Bright and pictures beautifuly captured by rufustory.

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Laely

Seoul is always being an expected destination for everyone who likes Korean drama and Kpop. Seoul can be a city which is inspiring for many people, as well as for Ms. Laely who is a book writer. She came to Korea with her beloved son (people mistaken him as her younger brother, since Ms. Laely is still very young) to experience the romantic and beautiful Korean scenery directly by their own eyes. 180501RLaely-0002180501RLaely-0064180501RLaely-0121180501RLaely-0159180501RLaely-0174180501RLaely-0186180501RLaely-0247180501RLaely-0276180501RLaely-0277180501RLaely-0278180501RLaely-0326180501RLaely-0445180501RLaely-0505180501RLaely-0511180501RLaely-0599180501RLaely-0600180501RLaely-0619180501RLaely-0647180501RLaely-3061180501RLaely-3094180501RLaely-3128180501RLaely-3139180501RLaely-3181180501RLaely-3230180501RLaely-3259180501RLaely-3272180501RLaely-3303180501RLaely-3347180501RLaely-3372180501RLaely-3450180501RLaely-3492180501RLaely-3528180501RLaely-3577180501RLaely-3616180501RLaely-3621180501RLaely-3624180501RLaely-3640180501RLaely-3659180501RLaely-3694180501RLaely-3703

 

Rossa

Here I got an honour to welcome Rossa, a really famous Indonesian singer, visiting Korea for the first time. We spent one day going around Seoul city (even though it was rajing the whole day) as well as Petite France and Nami Island on the other day. What a big day for me

Adrian & Vivi

This couple will start rufustory post for photography session. As I take many session for couple, family, friends, etc, I would like to share the rufustory through posts.

Adrian & Vivi are my friends from college. They dated since in university and got married last year. Having vacation to Korea, we managed to travel together to Gapyeong area, visiting Nami Island, Petite France and Garden of Morning Calm as I capture the belated post wedding moment. Adrian is such a funny guy who likes to joke like me, so it is really easy to bring up the mood and good atmospehere even though Adrian doesnot really like taking pictures. Here is my rufustory.

Nami Island in White

Good to be back for post. Today I could capture one of the best view of Nami Island during Winter in Korea, the prettiest Nami Island I’ve ever seen.

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One night snowing in Nami Island already turned the whole island into magical white land. I took the earlier ferry to Nami Island at around 8.30am in the morning to get the best moment to have photo session as well as capture the landscape.

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You have to be really lucky to be able to see the white Nami Island because the snow will melt in 1-2 hours when there’s sunlight. TIP : check the weather forecast, the perfect time to see Nami Island in white is right after it snows. Do not wait for 1-2 days, too late babyyy, even 1-2 hours can make a different change.

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[HowToGetThere]

  • Take ITX from Yongsan Station to Gapyeong Station for 55mins (cost 5200 won / per person for adult) or take all-stop train to Gapyeong Station (about 2000 won)
  • When you get out from Gapyeong Station, you can take taxi for 5 mins (3000-5000 won) or take the Gapyeong shuttle bus for 6000 won or normal bus for 1300 won.

However, now travelling to Nami Island is so much easier if you join TRAZY daily tour which is good, efficient (no need to waste time by getting lost), fair price, and you can also travel to Petite France, Garden Morning Calm, Rail Bike, etc which are located in the same area. You can join the daily tour below.

Travel with TRAZY to Nami Island

[Tips]

  • Book the ITX through online on letskorail.com, even 2 weeks before because some period can be sold out, or juts take the normal train if you don’t get any.
  • If you’re planning to visit only Nami Island, it’s better to take the taxi to be faster. But if you plan to visit other places (Petite France, Garden of Morning Calm) you can take the Gapyeong shuttle bus for 6000 won (all day ride).
  • Come early in the morning! You might have to wait for more than 1 hour just to take ferry to Nami Island if you come after lunch time.
  • Check the weather forecast, come on the snowing day, or the next morning if it snows the whole night

*more info

VISITED ON NOVEMBER 24TH, 2017

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Spring at Nami Island

Who doesn’t know Nami Island? The most favourite place to visit for most South East Asian tourists when they come to Korea for travelling. Why? It’s because of the popular Korean drama “Winter Sonata” back in 2002 which started Hallyu Wave to many countries.

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Nami Island has always its story every season. This time is story about green Nami Island during spring time when all the leaves grow and flowers bloom.

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Not only famous for its nature-beauty, but you can do such a lot of activities in Nami Island, riding bike and cart, visiting museums and gallery, trying water sport, shopping, cafe hopping, etc.

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Once you get the Nami Island ticket in the entrance, you’re gonna take 5-min ferry ride to Nami Island which is located in the middle of North Han river.

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You can also check Nami Island during Autumn here (my previous post). Nami is totally yellow during that season. You can read and plan to visit for this year’s autumn.

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[HowToGetThere]

  • Take ITX from Yongsan Station to Gapyeong Station for 55mins (cost 5200 won / per person for adult) or take all-stop train to Gapyeong Station (about 2000 won)
  • When you get out from Gapyeong Station, you can take taxi for 10 mins (3000-5000 won) or take the Gapyeong shuttle bus for 6000 won or normal bus for 1300 won.

However, now travelling to Nami Island is so much easier if you join TRAZY daily tour which is good, efficient (no need to waste time by getting lost), fair price, and you can also travel to Petite France, Garden Morning Calm, Rail Bike, etc which are located in the same area. You can join the daily tour below.

Travel with TRAZY to Nami Island

[Tips]

  • Book the ITX through online on letskorail.com, even 2 weeks before because those period is usually fully booked, or juts take the normal train if you don’t get any.
  • If you’re planning to visit only Nami Island, it’s better to take the taxi to be faster. But if you plan to visit other places (Petite France, Garden of Morning Calm) you can take the Gapyeong shuttle bus for 6000 won (all day ride).
  • Come early in the morning! You might have to wait for more than 1 hour just to take ferry to Nami Island if you come after lunch time
  • I recommend you to visit only Nami Island and spare much time. I had to queue for 2 hours only to take the ferry back to the entrance when I visited last year (it was 2pm in the afternoon).
  • In 2016, my prediction (based on friends who went there & recent photos from instagram) the peak time would be October 22-30 this year. You can’t visit too late otherwise all the yellow leaves are already on the ground.

*more info

VISITED ON APRIL 30TH, 2017

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