TAKE OFF TO KOREA – TOP 10 THINGS TO EXPERIENCE ON YOUR NEXT ESCAPE!
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To celebrate, we’ve compiled a list of the very best things you should do on a trip to South Korea.
The country is a unique blend of ancient traditions and modern technology. Be awed by traditional Korean architecture or unwind at its beautiful island beaches or a Korean spa! There are also K-Pop themed cafes and trendy shopping streets — there’s absolutely something for everyone.
1. Gyeongbokgung Palace
Located in the heart of Seoul, this palace is one of the most popular tourist attractions in South Korea.
Built in the 14th century, it served as the home of Korean royals in the Joseon dynasty. It’s a beautiful example of well-preserved traditional Korean architecture. Visitors can even try on traditional Korean clothing as they walk around the palace grounds. Talk about fully immersing yourself in your surroundings!
2. Jeju Island
This popular holiday spot is well known for its beautiful beaches, scenic landscapes and culture unique to the island. Grab your camera and snap picture-perfect shots with your loved ones!
3. Korean BBQ
Get the full authentic experience at local BBQ eateries! You’ll learn how to grill your meats perfectly and play drinking games that only the locals can teach you.
4. Namsan Tower
This iconic landmark in Seoul offers panoramic views of the city. It’s especially beautiful at night when the tower is illuminated, making it the perfect dating spot for couples!
5. The Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
This zone is a buffer between South and North Korea. Go on a visitor’s tour to learn more about the history of the Korean war, as well as past and current tensions. Nothing will beat such a unique and educational experience!
6. Traditional Markets
South Korea is home to many traditional markets, such as Namdaemun Market and Gwangjang Market, where you can buy everything from street food to traditional Korean crafts.
7. Traditional Korean Spa
Also known as a “jjimjilbang”, this will truly be a unique spa experience! Soak in the hot tubs, get scrubbed down or detoxify in a sauna room. You’ll be doing all these while wearing the iconic “yangmeori” (sheep’s head towel) seen in Korean dramas and variety shows.
jimjilbang scene from Second 20s (tvN 2015)
8. Korean Folk Village
The Korean Folk Village is a living museum that showcases traditional Korean culture and customs. Get a glimpse of Korean history and learn about their traditional crafts.
9. K-Pop Culture
South Korea is the heart of K-pop. Seize the opportunity to attend concerts of your favourite idols, visit K-pop themed cafes, and even take dance lessons at internationally-known studios.
South Korea has several ski resorts that are popular with both locals and tourists. Get moving or take it slow as you enjoy beautiful winter scenery up on the mountain slopes.
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