Marianne’s Travel Story

Born and raised in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, Marianne began acting at the age of 23, in a viral youtube short film Alone, Forever in 2012. This led on to her first million views from a youtube short film Unfold by JinnyboyTV which consequently lead on to other leading roles in short film’s such as Unfold 2 (2013), Sincerely, the End (2012), The Rose (2015), How Girls Play Tricks on Your Mind (2015), We Were Once Happy (2016), and Maybe We’ve Changed (2017). In 2016 Malaysian sports football movie OLA BOLA directed by Chiu Keng Guan, Marianne played the leading actress and earned nominations for 2016 Media Award for Best Actress in Xi An’s Silk Road Film Festival, China and Best New Actress for 28th Malaysian Film Festival.


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Marianne traveled to Korea in May last year for a collaboration project between KTO and Air Asia. The main purposes of the project were to produce a series of Korea travelogues to promote female solo traveling to Korea and for the use of Air Asia online sales and advertising.


Marianne is an animal lover and she loves to experience different hands-on programs like cheese-making and Korean Hanji papercraft. Check out the travelogues below for more of her travel stories.


8D7N Korea Itinerary (Seoul – Busan – Suncheon – Yeosu – Imsil – Jeonju – Incheon)

DayPlaceTransport Itinerary
Day 1IncheonAAX-D7 506KLIA 2 > Incheon Airport
SeoulAREXIncheon Airport > Seoul St.
BusanKTXSeoul St. > Busan St.
Subway: Haeundae St.Hotel Check-in: Ibis Ambassador Haeundae Hotel
Subway: Centum City St.Centum City’s Spa Land (Jjimjilbag) & Shinsegae Department Store
Dinner: An Ga Korean BBQ Restaurant
Subway: Suyeong St.Yacht Tour
Day 2BusanHaeundae Beach
Bus No: 181Haedong Yonggungsa Temple
Subway: Jagalchi St.Lunch: Gukje Market
Nampodong/Jungangdong area (Busan Tower, Bosudong Book Alley, 40-Step Culture & Tourism Theme Street, BIFF Square & Jagalchi Fish Market)
Subway: Goejeong St.Gamcheon Cultural Village
Subway: Millak St.Dinner: Having Sliced Raw Fish & Octopus at Millak Hoe Center
Day 3BusanS-TrainBusan St. > Suncheon St.
SuncheonTaxiLunch: Suncheonman Ilbeonga Restaurant
Suncheonman Bay National Garden
TramSuncheonman Bay Wetland Reserve
YeosuKTXTransfer to Yeosu
Bus no. 6 or 7Yeosu Ocean Railbike
Hotel Check-in: The Hotel Soo
TaxiDinner: Yeosu Hanjeongsik at Yeosu 1932 Restaurant
Bus no. 111Watching Big 5-Show in Expo Ocean Park
Jongpo Maritime Park (Night Sea View, Busking & Street Foods)
Day 4YeosuBus no. 100-103Yeosu Maritime Cable Car
Hanhwa Aqua Planet Yeosu
Lunch: Hanhwa Aqua Planet Food Court
Alive Museum
KTXYeosu Expo St. > Jeonsu St.
ImsilBusCheese Making Experience in Imsil Cheese Village
Dinner: Imsil Cheese Tteokbokki
BusHotel Check-in: Eodang Hanok
Day 5JeonjuBreakfast: Jeonju-style Bean Sprout and Rice Soup at Sambeakjib Restaurant
Jeonju Hanok Village Tour (Jeonjuhyanggyo Confucian School)
Jeonju Hanok Village Tour (Hanji Craft Making Experience at Jeonju Traditional Hanji Center)
Lunch: Street Foods
Jeonju Hanok Village Tour (Korea Traditional Liquor Tasting Experience)
Jeonju Hanok Village Tour (Gyeonggijeon Shrine, Jeondong Cathedral, Omokdae & Jaman Mural Village)
Dinner: Jeonju bibimbap at Hankookjib Restaurant
Day 6JeonjuKTXJeonju St. > Yongsan St.
SeoulHotel Check-in: T-mark Grand Hotel
Subway: Sinsa St.Lunch: Dal Siktak Restaurant (Michelin-starred Restaurant)
Subway: Apgujeong St.Gangnam K-Beauty Tour: Sulhwasoo Flagship Store
Café Hopping: Line-Friend Store & Café
Subway: Yeouido St.Yeouido Hangang Park
Dinner: Eland Han River Cruise
Subway: Myeongdong St.Myeongdong Shopping
Day 7SeoulSubway: Gyeongbokgung St.Gyeongbokgung Palace
Samcheongdong Tour with Rickshaw (Artee Riders Club)
Café Hopping: Purple Bingsu at Café Bora
Bukchon Hanok Village
Lunch: Seasons Table at Insadong
Subway: Konkuk University St.Common Ground
Subway: Jamsil St.Lotte World Tower Observatory
Subway: Itaewon St.Dinner: Tosokchon Samgyetang Chicken in Itaewon
Day 8SeoulSubwayMyeongdong St. > Dongincheon St.
IncheonBus 9-10, 27-28Hanmi Book Store in Baedari Secondhand Bookstore Alley
Bus 9-10, 27-28Lunch: Jajangmyeon in Chinatown
TaxiArrival at Incheon Airport
KLAAX-D7 505Incheon Airport > Kuala Lumpur
*The transport is subject to change depending on circumstances


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