Seoul is a place where South Korea’s rich past fuses together with modern advancements, producing a city where nearly 10 million people live, work, and create. Here are a few suggestions on what to do when you visit this distinguished metropolis.
South Korea is most known for technology, popular culture, the recent Olympics, and delicious (and spicy) food. But have you ever heard of Jimjilbangs?
This is a comprehensive guide to street food in South Korea, where you’ll find hotspots for cheap sells, as well as the most well known foods and the most special, one of a kind eats.
Street food in Korea has evolved a culture of its own. With extremely cheap and clean stalls, it can range from spicy, to fried, to cheese-stuffed, to cute, and to somewhat odd. Basically, anything that fits on a stick can be sold.
If you’re a fan of Korean popular culture, especially Kdramas, then Nami Island will be familiar to you.
An island located inland of South Korea, Nami Island was created after a dam was built, the water pulling away and revealing a small island shaped like a moon. Since its creation, Nami Island has become a popular destination for all – a perfect blend of Korean culture, beautiful nature, and fun attractions.
A hot spot to see other foreigners, the Boryeong Mud Festival in South Korea has attracted tourists for years. Originally used as a campaign to promote the cosmetics that come from the Boryeong mud, the festival has grown into a two week extravaganza of mud, mud slides, mud wrestling, and mud obstacle courses.
Cafe culture in South Korea has become a must see for tourists, and rightfully so. From Hello Kitty Cafes to Sheep Cafes to Poop cafes, Korea has it all. However, the animal cafes stole my heart right from the start.
Female celebrities, all over the world, suffer from double standards when it comes to money, public images, and personal lives. But in South Korea, this is taken to an extreme. The reason can be traced back to Confucian standards.