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10 Best Traditional Markets In Korea For Food And Shopping

No trip to Korea would be complete without a visit to a Korean traditional market, such as the massive Namdaemun Market in Seoul or the fresh fish displays of Jagalchi Market in Busan. Whether you want to shop for souvenirs, buy original Korean goods, or simply stuff your face with delicious Korean snacks, traditional markets in Korea have what you’re looking for.

National parks in Korea offer beautiful views

10 Best National Parks In Korea To Visit For Beautiful Views

Travelling to Korea and want to know which are the best national parks near Seoul? Want to experience more of Korea than just the big cities and beaches? Ready to take on a day of hiking and trekking through mountainous national parks with incredible views at any time of the year? Then this guide to the 10 best national parks in Korea will be essential reading for you.

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How To Get A Taxi In Korea: Hailing Or Booking A Taxi 2024

Navigating the bustling streets of Korea can seem daunting, especially when you’re trying to find a reliable mode of transportation. If you’re a tourist exploring the vibrant cities and need to know where to get a taxi, from hailing a cab to booking a taxi through an app, this guide to how to get a taxi in Korea is essential. I’ll show you how to get a taxi, as well as the right price to pay.

Day Trips From Seoul And Tours To See Korean Sights

25 Best Day Trips From Seoul: Tours From Seoul To Try In 2024

As the pulsating capital of Korea, Seoul offers a dizzying array of sights and experiences for visitors. This massive metropolis packs in enough attractions, entertainment, and diversity to keep travellers occupied for months. Yet just beyond the city limits lies a fascinating array of day trip destinations await you. Discover the best Seoul day trips and see more of Korea today.

Seoul River Bus Service On The Han River

Seoul River Bus Service 2024: Travel The Han River By Boat

Seoul continues to establish itself as one of Asia’s most modern and innovative cities. With cutting-edge initiatives ranging from high-tech public transit to creative urban projects, the metropolitan government ensures Seoul offers forward-looking and convenient infrastructure. One highly anticipated 2024 development is the Seoul River Bus Service on the Han River.

Using Wise Card To Send Money To Korea Online

How I Use Wise To Send Money To Korea From Other Countries

If you plan to live or travel in Korea and want to spend money from overseas in Korea, or if you want to send money to an expat living in Korea, this article will help you do that. I will explain how I use Wise to send money to Korea in different currencies and how a Wise account can help you manage money between borders without the hassle of expensive bank transfers.

Temple stay in Korea experience for foreigners

Do A Temple Stay In Korea For An Amazing Experience In 2024

A temple stay in Korea at one of the country’s ancient Buddhist temples offers visitors a unique opportunity to experience traditional Korean culture and temple life firsthand. Temple stays originated as a way for foreigners to learn about Korean Buddhism, but have grown into a fun activity for all. When you visit Korea, I highly recommend a Korean temple stay experience.

Deoksugung Palace in Seoul seen from City Hall

30 Best Free Things To Do In Seoul: Cheap Fun In Seoul 2024

Overflowing with culture, cuisine, history and natural beauty, Korea’s capital, Seoul, is a mega-city that offers endless options for travellers on any budget. The good news is, you don’t have to break the bank to experience the very best of Seoul. From centuries-old palaces and temples to cutting-edge art galleries and lively markets, there are many free things to do in Seoul you’ll love.

Central district and canal in Seoul Korea

Where To Stay In Seoul 2024: District Guide For Tourists

Choosing where to stay in Seoul during your trip to the Korean capital can be an overwhelming decision with so many vibrant locales beckoning. How do you find the right district in Seoul for your needs? How do you choose an area that meets your budget, introduces you to Korean culture, and won’t leave you walking for miles to see the sights or get dinner?

Ice Wall at the Chilgapsan Ice Fountain Festival

Is The Chilgapsan Ice Fountain Festival 2024 Worth Visiting?

During the frosty months of Korean winter, a small part of Korea’s Cheongyang Alps Village becomes a magical winter wonderland and home to the incredible Chilgapsan Ice Fountain Festival. At this festival, visitors are treated to beautiful winter scenes of frozen ice fountains and sculptures, snowy slopes you can slide down, and fiery logs roasting traditional winter snacks.

Sledding at the Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival

Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival 2024: Korean Ice Fishing Fun

For three frigid weeks every January, the frozen river of the mountain town Hwacheon in Korea’s Gangwon Province transforms into a glittering ice playground for the magical Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival. At this festival, tourists and locals alike join together to catch the rare mountain trout (sancheoneo) found only in the clean waters of the river by traditional ice fishing.

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How To Pay In Korea: Cash, Card And Other Payment Methods

Planning to travel to South Korea soon but not sure what’s the best way to pay for goods and services in Seoul and beyond? Want to avoid expensive money exchange costs when you arrive in Korea? The issue of how to pay in Korea, whether you should use cash, card, or some other payment means, is a common problem for travellers and one I hope to resolve in this article.