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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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?
With its beautifully preserved traditional hanok houses that date back to the Joseon Dynasty, Bukchon Hanok Village offers a mesmerising journey into Korea’s illustrious past and insights into it’s cultural present. There are so many things to do in Bukchon Hanok Village, it truly is a must-see destination in central Seoul and an essential addition to any Seoul itinerary.
Travelling to Korea and want to save money on public transport, popular attractions, and cultural experiences? Then you should check out the Korea Tour Card, Korea’s tourist-only transportation card that not only offers you all the benefits of a T-Money card, it also saves you money at top attractions. Pick one up at Incheon Airport and travel with ease across Korea.
If you’re visiting Seoul, you have to try the incredible Korean street food that’s available in traditional markets, from street stalls, and in modern food trucks. There are so many mouthwatering dishes waiting to be devoured, including tteokbokki, hotteok, dakgangjeong, eomuk, and much more. Once you taste street food in Seoul, you’ll want to eat it every day.
Planning to travel to Korea soon and concerned about what Korean public toilets are like? Stuck in Seoul and need to find a restroom, but not sure where to go? Want to know why Korean toilets have metal bins in them and how two Olympics changed Korean toilet culture in very different ways? Then this article all about Korean public toilets is for you.
One of Seoul’s best hikes is the Baegundae Peak hike in Bukhansan National Park. This day hike will take you past Buddhist temples, along river-filled valleys, up leafy slopes with lush foliage, and onto the rocky peaks with breathtaking views across Seoul. If you only do one hike in Korea, you should hike Bukhansan Baegundae Peak. It’s a perfect day out in Seoul.
Do you plan to travel from Seoul to Nami Island but aren’t sure about the best ways to get there and whether it’s possible to go by public transport or car? Need to know about car parking, travel times, fees, and other costs? Not sure if you can get to Nami Island without a guided tour?