Traveler Reviews of Private Tours in Gyeongju-South-Korea by Tour Guide Young Y. (Guide #31660)


Nicholas Lydon

Hong Kong
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Tour: #503087, Korea DMZ Private Tour With Guide, Seoul, South Korea    view tour
Date: Jan 18/20

The private tour of Seoul with Young was amazing! We visited the DMZ and other great spots around Seoul. Some parts of the DMZ were unexpectedly closed due to the Wuhan virus, but Young went above and beyond to make sure the tour was still great and a very memorable experience. Young was professional, friendly and knowledgeable and really helped me make the best of my short trip to South Korea. He took me to some great spots for photos. I really can't speak highly enough about how great the tour was.

James Weaver

United States
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Tour: #695423, Intensive Layover Tour of Seoul, Incheon, South Korea    view tour
Date: Dec 28/19

We had a wonderful layover tour. We had a 12-hour layover in Seoul, Korea. Before booking this tour I messaged several companies. I messaged Young from the TBL website. I chose this tour because Young was very responsive and quick to understand what we wanted to accomplish. We settled on an itinerary before I booked. Young sent me a WhatsApp message several days before we arrived which was very reassuring. He then took us on a wonderful tour and kept us on schedule the entire time.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you for generous review and I hope you had a good time in Seoul. I'm glad to spent time with your family and you showed what gentleman should be. You're decent gentleman and I'd like grow old like you! Good luck in your future!

Priscilla Ujang

Malaysia
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Tour: #497843, The Soul of Seoul Private Day Tour, Seoul, South Korea    view tour
Date: Dec 20/19

Young is an excellent, knowledgeable and accomodating guide who has made our visit to Seoul such a memorable one. We were given an untainted perspective of Seoul and South Korea, which had allowed us to learn so much about the city and country. Saw beautiful sceneries, remarkable historical sites and got introduced to authentic Korean meals. Truly a kind and wonderful person to show you around this vibrant and thriving city, that is Seoul.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you for everything Priscilla. It was very good memorable time for me as well. I hope we can meet up again in near furture.

Jacquelyn Mitchell

United States
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Tour: Welcome to the Night of Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
Date: Sep 2/19

Young put together a great night tour, including several fabulous view points overlooking the city. He kept suggesting additional sights including the fish market and the river park. Highly recommend.

Jocelyn Nollora

United States
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Tour: #497843, The Soul of Seoul Private Day Tour, Seoul, South Korea    view tour
Date: Aug 7/19

We had a great time exploring Seoul with Young, he is very knowledgeable about the Korean history, He speaks very well in English by learning it from watching English TV shows/movies ("Friends" just like RM of BTS). He's such a sweet, caring guy and most of all very patient with us. I would highly recommend him to my family/friends who wish to visit Seoul, too. And I will definitely try his other tours the next time I come back to Seoul.

Thy Hor

New Zealand
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Tour: #497843, The Soul of Seoul Private Day Tour, Seoul, South Korea    view tour
Date: Jul 31/19

We had a great time with our tour guide. We saw amazing views learnt some history and ate delicious food.. Young was patient and very knowledgeable learnt some interesting facts about Korea's past and present. I highly recommend Young as your tour guide

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you for your generous review. Thank you! I'm glad if you had a good time in Korea and hope you're always happy and stay in healthy!

Heemheem P.

Malaysia
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Tour: #497843, The Soul of Seoul Private Day Tour, Seoul, South Korea    view tour
Date: Jun 20/19

We had a great two days with Young. He shows so much passion and knowledge in his work and we really benefited so much. He even went out of his way to explain how and what we should do for the remainder of our stay.

Cornell Lee

United States
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Tour: #497843, The Soul of Seoul Private Day Tour, Seoul, South Korea    view tour
Date: Jun 8/19

Young was a wonderful tour guide for our group. He was very thoughtful and considerate. We highly recommended his tours.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I'm sorry for late respond and thank you for your kind words. I hope you're always happy and healthy!

Mai Vu

United States
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Tour: #503087, Korea DMZ Private Tour With Guide, Seoul, South Korea    view tour
Date: May 30/19

I usually don't leave review rating unless the service is either extremely bad or exceptional good. Young gave us an outstanding tour. It was very educational with his deep knowledge of history. We can also sense his love, pain, proud, and hope for his country that he wanted to share with us. We learned so much about South Korea in one day and we really enjoy it! Whether you're first timer or want to know about South Korea history, Young is your guy! :)

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I felt very special bonding between you guys and me. Thank you for your kindness and consideration in every aspect! Take good care of yourselves and see you next time!

Tze Loo

Malaysia
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Tour: #503087, Korea DMZ Private Tour With Guide, Seoul, South Korea    view tour
Date: May 28/19

Young is an informative, attentive and generally an awesome guy. He went beyong the tour itenary to show us places in seoul that are suitable for our young family of 6 (2 adults, 3 kids and 1 infant) and even took us on a semi-hike up namsan for a great nightview of seoul's skyline. Highly recommend him to be your tour guide. We had an extremely awesome time. Higly recommend Young. 2 Thumbs Up!!!!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you for your kind words. I hope you had good time in Korea and you showed me what gentleman should be. I'd like to see you all again!

Suong (Misty) Nguyen

United States
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Tour: #497843, The Soul of Seoul Private Day Tour, Seoul, South Korea    view tour
Date: May 26/19

This is our first local tour and Young exceeded our expectations. Young was very accommodating and flexible to our schedule. He is knowledgeable and speaks English very well. I will highly recommend him to anyone who would want the personal experience with a local. He answered all our questions and more.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I hope you having a good time in Japan by now. Thank you for your kind cooperation and everything else during the tour. Always take good care of yourselves!

Tiina Lähteenmäki

Finland
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Tour: #497843, The Soul of Seoul Private Day Tour, Seoul, South Korea    view tour
Date: May 25/19

Our adventure in the city went easily and comprehensively. We saw places and restaurants we couldn't find ourselves. The schedule was made for us and our wishes were fulfilled.

Siu Fun Leong

Malaysia
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Tour: #497843, The Soul of Seoul Private Day Tour, Seoul, South Korea    view tour
Date: May 23/19

1st of all, if anyone needs a guide in Korea, choose Young! He's a 6 stars guide. Thanks for being 1 of the best guides I have ever encountered. Young picked my family from the hotel and he brought us through a journey through Seoul to understand Korea and it's history, culture in such a fun and informative way. He managed to cover our itinerary and more! He went beyond the time and catered to everybody's interest incl. supermarket shopping and food hunt (special grilled eel restaurant). Kamsahamnida!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I'm glad to know that you had a good time in Korea. Thank you for everything and I'm looking forward to see you all again!

David Anderson

Australia
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Tour: #503087, Korea DMZ Private Tour With Guide, Seoul, South Korea    view tour
Date: May 19/19

A really informative tour. Young is a great guide - he is very personable, fun and and makes sure you get a good appreciation of Korea and its history. Highly recommended.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank your for your generous feedback and I hope you enjoyed DMZ tour. Also have a good time in Japan! See you next time!

Karina Omega

Peoria, ARIZONA, United States
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Tour: #497844, Stunning Nightlife and Views of Seoul, Seoul, South Korea    view tour
Date: May 18/19

I fell more and more in love with Seoul after this amazing night tour, and all because of our awesome guide, Young. We wouldn't have made it to the top of Namsan if not for his patience, hahah. He's so kind and considerate. Highly recommend to anyone visiting Seoul, and we'll book a tour with him again when we come back to Korea.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: It was very very good time with you all. Thank you for your kindness and cooperations. I feel like I was your family members. Thank you for everything. I will see you again in Phoenix or Korea!

Karina Omega

Peoria, ARIZONA, United States
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Tour: #497843, The Soul of Seoul Private Day Tour, Seoul, South Korea    view tour
Date: May 17/19

Definitely giving the highest rating to Young. He's a very excellent guide. He's so kind, professional, helpful, and he went out of his way in making our experience in Seoul a very enjoyable and memorable one. Highly recommend to anyone visiting Seoul. We would do it again in a heartbeat.

Chi Tran

United States
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Tour: #497843, The Soul of Seoul Private Day Tour, Seoul, South Korea    view tour
Date: May 15/19

Wow, Young was awesome!!! We were traveling with 2 kids under 4 years old and he was so patient and understanding, even offered to help carry them. Not only is he extremely knowledgeable with the history he knows his way around town and (most importantly to us) showed us some good eats. We've been on quite a few tours in different countries and Young is by far the best!! Having Young as a tour guide was like having a good friend show you around. 5+ stars if I could!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I'm really glad if you enjoyed Seoul tour. Thank you for your kind cooperation and kindness during the tour and I hope we can meet up again next time!

Sean Haman

United States
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Tour: #497844, Stunning Nightlife and Views of Seoul, Seoul, South Korea    view tour
Date: May 10/19

I can't say thinks to Young enough for the great job he did. The wall of Seoul, the night time sites, the historical side, it's hard to pick a favorite. I would recommend taking this tour as it exceeded expectations and leaves me wanting to go back. A highly recommended tour! Thanks again.

Cristina Taliani

Italy
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Tour: #497843, The Soul of Seoul Private Day Tour, Seoul, South Korea    view tour
Date: May 10/19

Perfect tour by very friendly and very skilled guide who was able to explain the background for what we saw (major in Korean history) and modern society (worked as a journalist). We'd use the same guide again, definitely!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I hope you had a good time in Korea! I'm looking forward to see you again next time!

Peter Allesee

United States
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Tour: Explore Traditional Seoul + airport transfer, Seoul, South Korea
Date: Apr 17/19

Prompt and made schedule flexible during the day to accommodate our first visit to Seoul. Added on the fish market which was a great local experience.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks for your comment and ward words! It was very enjoyable day with you! I hope you're always stay in healthy and happy!

James Richardson

United States
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Tour: #498178, Incheon Port Shore Excursion Tour, Incheon, South Korea    view tour
Date: Feb 27/19

Mr. Young was waiting for us as we disembarking our ship and we were in his van and on the road in record time (like 10 minutes). He was exceptional on our tour and not only sharing info about the tour but also the customs of Korea, cost of real estate to the costs of college, the duty to serve in the military, etc. He showed us so much in Seoul that everyone went away very satisfied in going on this tour with Mr. Young. All we can say is thank you, thank you, thank you!!!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I appreciate your comment! I enjoyed time with you all and hope you're always happy and stay healthy! Thank you!

Jiri Novak

Czech Republic
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Tour: #497843, The Soul of Seoul Private Day Tour, Seoul, South Korea    view tour
Date: Dec 25/18

Highly recommended.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you! I hope you had a good time in Asia with your family. Your cards has been sent to you after you left.

Tia G.

United States
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Tour: #497844, Stunning Nightlife and Views of Seoul, Seoul, South Korea    view tour
Date: Nov 27/18

Although there was a haze blown in, the night sky was still beautiful. I learned things I didn't plan on and had a good time. Would recommend to anyone who wants to view Seoul from hidden spots and gems. Young was very polite and accommodating. Would book more tours with him next time I come!

Julio Gutierrez

United States
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Tour: #497843, The Soul of Seoul Private Day Tour, Seoul, South Korea    view tour
Date: Nov 18/18

Young provided an awesome tour. Very personable, perfect English. He really knows Korean history and culture and provides a unique perspective that you can't get on your own. The tour is very logical, builds on each stop and provides a great overview of Seoul as well as the top places. Young knows exactly what to show you and concentrate on at each stop so you don't waste anytime. I'd give him 10 stars if I could. Thanks for making our tour great.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear John, I really appreciate your generous review. Thank you for your kind cooperation during the tour and hope you had a good time today. I'm sorry I couldn't suggest you about day tour but feel free to contact me If you ever need any advice. Always take good care of yourself and stay fit!^^

Stephanie C.

Philippines
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Tour: #497844, Stunning Nightlife and Views of Seoul, Seoul, South Korea    view tour
Date: Nov 17/18

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Stephanie, Thank you for your rate. I hope you had a good time in Seoul this time! Take care of yourselves!

Regine Almonte

Philippines
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Tour: Seoul day tour, Seoul, South Korea
Date: Nov 15/18

He is super nice and very knowledgeable. Looking forward to book another tour with him

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you, Regine! It was a unique experience even for me.^^ See you next time!

Cedris Smith

United States
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Tour: #498178, Incheon Port Shore Excursion Tour, Incheon, South Korea    view tour
Date: Oct 29/18

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you for your rate. I hope you're always happy!

TOURSBYLOCALS RESPONSE: ToursByLocals is committed to 5-Star tour experiences and we appreciate any learning opportunity to improve the quality of the service we offer our customers. We take all feedback seriously and have, as always, attempted to clarify with our customer if there was anything our guide, or ToursByLocals, could have done differently to have made this tour a 5-Star experience.

Martin Kelly

United States
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Tour: #498178, Incheon Port Shore Excursion Tour, Incheon, South Korea    view tour
Date: Oct 16/18

Young was an excellent guide. He spoke English well and was very knowledge and patience. We would definitely call upon him again if we ever get back to Korea.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I hope you had a good time in Korea and enjoyed your cruise tour. Thank you for your generous review and hope we can meet up again in the furture. Always take good care of yourself! Young.

Thomas Harms

Germany
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Tour: #497843, The Soul of Seoul Private Day Tour, Seoul, South Korea    view tour
Date: Oct 7/18

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I hope you got home safely and back to routine life by now. Thank you for your rate!

Thanh Dao

United States
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Tour: Seoul + DMZ + National Park, Seoul, South Korea
Date: Sep 7/18

Young was an incredible guide for us in Seoul. He speaks fantastic English, knows the city very (very) well, and is incredibly flexible. His knowledge of Korean history is especially remarkable. We spent days visiting many historical and national landmarks and museums; Young's guidance made it so much better than sight-seeing on our own. We never went hungry. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner we always tried something new and unique to Korea. It was delicious! I would recommend Young to anyone visiting Seoul.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I'm sorry for late reply. Thank you for your kind msg and it was really memorable tour. Thank you for your kindness and thoughtfulness! Take good care of yourself and see you later! Young


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