Seollal: Lunar New Year’s Day in Korea

It’s a time for happiness and festivities as the Lunar New Year, ‘Seollal’, is just around the corner in South Korea!  Seollal: Lunar New Year’s Day What is Seollal? Seollal, which is considered a major holiday season for the Koreans, usually lasts for

9 Useful Tips for Travelers Visiting Korea

1. Language How is the overall English speaking level in Korea? Seoul is an English-friendly city but if you travel outside Seoul, you may find it difficult to communicate. On average, people in Korea have a fairly good understanding of English, but the elderly know very little spoken English. Ask

Dongdaemun or Namdaemun: The Best Markets in Seoul

Dongdaemun Market and Namdaemun Market are arguably some of the most famous tourist spots in Korea and for good reasons. “Dongdaemun” in Korean means the east gate while “Namdaemun“ means the south gate. These two gates used to surround the walls of the city

Seoul 5 Days Itinerary | What to Do in Seoul for 5 Days

Seoul is a bustling city, lively during both in the day and at night, with many things to do and places to visit. So, it’s not surprising that you’ll have a hard time deciding what exactly to do and where