Thanksgiving Dinner Party and Log Pension Overnight

Hello Everyone,

Thanksgiving is a special time of the year. And you don't have to miss out on it even though you are so far away from home.

Lets rent out the entire beautiful Log Cabin pension complex and cook up the best thanksgiving meal you have had. We have been doing this for several years now. We know how to cook up the best homemade Thanksgiving meal this side of the Pacific. We just want to warn you that eating too much can bring about comatose! lol


The Homemade Meal Menu:

Turkey 
Ham
Cranberry Sauce
2 Kinds of Stuffing
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Homemade Gravy
Green Beans
2 Types of Salads
Dinner Roles with Butter
Pumpkin Pie
Marshmellows for Campfire


And here is the plan.

We have two cooks who have done this before and was a huge success. But we can always use more help. So if you love to cook and like to help please let us know. You will get a free bottle of wine or beer for helping with preparing and cleaning!^^ (Helpers need to arrive at the pension by 11AM)

More than half the people usually come alone so please do not hesitate to sign up even if you cant get a friend to go with you.^^ Meet new people, catch up with people you met on a previous trip and we will have the following things to keep us happy!^^

1. A Fireplace inside the Log Cabin
2. Campfire Outside with Marshmellows
3. Noraebang Gear in the Cabin
4. Bottle of Wine for 10,000 won 
5. 6 Packs of Beers for 15,000 won
6. Games of All Kinds
7. Stereo System to Play Music

This log cabin pension complex has 3 "large" units and 7 smaller private units. Each "large" unit has multiple sleeping rooms with a loft and big living room with fireplace in two of them. They are good for 20 to 28 people each.

We will designate two of these three as "party" units. If you plan to be up past midnight, then this is the unit you want to sign up for.^^

The third "large" unit will be designated as "quiet" unit. Sit down and have great conversations about the universe. Or something like that. ^^

Rooming for the "large" units will be based on first deposit first choose so those who make deposits first get to have priority on which cabins you stay.

There are a couple of double beds in a couple of the rooms in the "large" units. You can reserve to sleep on it paying an extra 5,000 won per person and will have to share it with someone. Most everyone will be sleeping on the "ondol" floor Korean style.

The 7 "smaller" units will be private units for those claim the units out right. And the pension charges more per person for those. There are four 4 person (6 max) units and two 6 person (8 max) units and one 8 person (10 person max) unit. These smaller units have one or two double beds. The 4 person units have a private wooden jacuzzi as well! 

Its possible to get private room for two at the pension next door if you pay extra for it so please send us an email. It may not be available if you don't reserve them in advance.


The next day we check out of the pension starting at 10AM and you have three options:

1. Take the WinK Shuttle Bus nearby Yongin Bus Terminal or Giheung Subway to go home

2. Take the WinK Shuttle Bus to Seoul Land Zoo (the biggest and best in Korea!)

3. Walk to the bus stop and take the local bus #10 which goes to the Yong In Bus Terminal and then to the Giheung Subway Station and then on to Suwon Station. Runs every 10min.

http://smrt.co.kr/program/cyberStation/main2.jsp?lang=e


For Breakfast at 8AM:
1. Leftovers 
2. Pancakes and Franks with Maple Syrup
3. Cereal and Milk
4. Hot Chocolate, Drip Coffee, Tea




THE SCHEDULE

11/24 (Sat)
1:45PM Start checking into Log Cabin Pension
6:30PM Dinner!
Campfire and Marshmellows!

11/26 (Sun)
8AM Breakfast (till 10AM)
10AM Start to Check Out

The official check in time is 2PM and check out is 11AM for the pension which is standard in the pension industry.



WinK Shuttle Bus Pick Up Times and Locations for Saturday:

11/24 (Sat)
11:50AM Depart Sadang Station
12:15PM Depart Seoul Express Bus Terminal Exit 8
12:40PM Depart Jamsil Station 
1:30PM Arrive Pension

2:30PM Depart Sadang Station
2:50PM Depart Seoul Express Bus Terminal Exit 8
3:30PM Arrive Pension

* Must Reserve Spot in Advance to Avoid over booking



WinK Shuttle Bus Departure Times and Dropoff Locations for Sunday:

11/25 (Sun)
10:00AM Depart Pension
10:20AM Yongin (용인) Bus Terminal
10:40AM Giheung Subway Station (Bundang Line)
11:10AM Pension

11:15AM Depart Pension
11:35AM Giheung Subway Station (Bundang Line) 
12:55PM Yongin Bus Terminal
12:15PM Arrive Pension

12:20PM Depart Pension
1:20PM Arrive Seoul Land Zoo

* Must Reserve Spot in Advance to Avoid over booking

http://smrt.co.kr/program/cyberStation/main2.jsp?lang=e



Public Bus to and from Pension:
#10 Bus departs Suwon Station and then stops at Giheung Subway Station (Bundang Line) and then stops at Yongin Bus Terminal before arriving near the Pension. Its about 10min walk to the pension after getting off the bus. #10 bus runs every 10min.
When leaving the pension the routing is in the opposite direction.



Express Buses at the Yong-In Bus Terminal:

These are the various destinations that buses go to and from Yongin Bus Terminal and below is a few departure times according to Naver:

Ansan (10:40 12:20 13:00 14:40)
Anseoung
Yeoju (12:50 16:20)
Osan
Gimpo Airport (10:55 11:50 12:40)
Dong Seoul Bus Terminal
Incheon (10:45 11:00 11:20 11:40 12:00 12:20 12:40 13:20 14:00)

Daegu (10:40 13:40)
Daejeon (10:30 11:30 12:40 13:40)
Ulsan (11:40 14:40)
Busan (10:00 11:30 13:00 14:30)
Gwangju (전라남도) (10:20 11:40 13:00 14:10)
Sokcho (15:00)
Chuncheon (10:35 14:30)
Taebaek (15:00)
Wonju (10:30 12:10 14:30)
Cheongju (청주) (11:20 13:10 14:30)
Cheonan (11:00 12:40 13:30 14:10)
Jeonju (11:15 12:30 13:45 15:10)

If you want some help with information please send email to [masked]. We will try to help as much as we can.




THE COST

The "basic cost" to join this event is 84,000 won which includes:
1. Thanksgiving Dinner with all the trimmings.
2. Overnight at the Log Cabin Pension (shared rooming)
3. Breakfast (pancakes with franks) with Drip Coffee, Hot Choco, or Tea)

Add the following amount per person to reserve the smaller unit outright.

19,000 won per person to reserve the 4 person unit.
14,000 won per person to reserve the 6 or 8 person unit.
If you want to reserve a 2 person room at a pension next door, add 45,000 won per person. 
Please check for availability first.

If you are planning to join only for the dinner, then please let us know at the time of event or at least 7 days or more before the event and we will give you a refund of 20,000 won at the pension when you are ready to leave. 


The pension complex has capacity of 120 people.

 

 

Details of the Trip Info is at:

http://www.facebook.com/events/356849204406225/

Please check the Facebook page for any changes, updates, annoucements.

 

Or send email to [masked] for all questions.

 


List of all trips at:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/wheninkorea/events

 

 

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