First-Time Visitor’s Seoul Itinerary (3-7 Days)

South Korea truly is a land of wonder, and this Seoul itinerary will put you right in the middle of it all. With the city’s futuristic architecture and state-of-the-art technological advancements, people often get culture shock when they see how well these developments are integrated into more traditional lifestyles. Everywhere you go, there’s always an … Read more

17 South Korea Travel Tips (From a Longtime Resident)

When I first came to Korea, I made the mistake of thinking that I could just wing it and survive in a totally different culture without almost any preparation. Within my first week, I’d read every article on South Korea travel tips available on the internet. It was embarrassing coming to Korea without knowing how … Read more

21+ Things to Do in Summer in Korea (Complete Guide)

Summer in Korea can get devastatingly hot, humid, and rainy due to the East Asian monsoon patterns. Most guides would tell you that it’s best to avoid the month of summer in Korea, since the weather is generally temperamental, uncomfortable, and crowded. However I’ll add one point in monsoon season’s favor, as during the summer, … Read more

How to Respectfully Address People in Korea (Beginner’s Guide)

Foreigners might find themselves stumped when they realize that conversing in Korean is not as easy as one might think. When it comes to addressing people in Korean, speakers should keep in mind that there’s a hierarchy they need to familiarize themselves with. How you say simple things like “hello” depend upon what kind of … Read more

How to Visit Banpo Bridge in Seoul (Rainbow Bridge)

Whenever people think about Seoul, it’s usually about the futuristic architecture, modern buildings, and vast technological innovations. While most of these buildings appear plain at first glance, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to see how Seoul injects creativity into them, proving that masterpieces do not need to reside within museum walls. Travelers who visit Seoul often … Read more

9 Apps for Korea (What to Download Before You Go)

Seoul has so many things in store for travelers, especially for the tech-heads among us. This extends beyond the apps to download before going to Korea, and extends into the realm of next-generation advances. After exiting Incheon International Airport, you’ll be surprised to see many such innovations, like coffee being served by a robotic arm … Read more

15 Places to Visit in Seoul for Free

Seoul truly is an expensive destination. Whether it is a traditional or modern hotspot, its landmarks are teeming with locals and tourists alike, and exciting events often occur regularly; curious people take out their wallets just to see what’s happening. Those who come to Seoul for the food can get overwhelmed with what’s on offer … Read more