South Korea

31 Fun Facts About South Korea (Fact-Checked!)

Korea has such an array of different terrains, foods, subcultures, and attractions; it’s no wonder people want to learn more about it. So whether you’re here searching for facts about Korea from K-Pop, schoolwork, or just random curiosity, this carefully-curated list sheds light on some of the most interesting facts about South Korea. Geographical Facts …

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Where to See Cherry Blossoms in Seoul (6 Best Spots)

Spring is the best time to visit Korea because of Seoul’s numerous cherry blossom festivals. From the end of March to mid-April, rows of Seoul cherry blossoms will bloom, creating beautiful paths of pink and light purple.  Despite the fluctuating weather, people come from all parts of the country to take pictures, have a picnic, …

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17+ Best Korean Street Foods (From a Local!)

Unlike in some countries, most Korean street foods are healthy, filling, and decently nutritious. I’ve been known many-a-night to only have street snacks for dinner, because the portions you usually get are pretty generous, and everything is affordable. Gimbap and tteokbokki are some of the most common ones, and at around $1-2USD each, they’re on …

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Complete Guide to Fall in Korea (Autumn Leaves Spots)

Whenever fall in Korea rolls in, incredible foliage decorates the Han River parks, schools, and other public spaces. These few weeks of multicolored bliss make people come out in their best coats, many of them just aiming to capture that perfect fall selfie. This is because unfortunately, the Korean autumn is relatively short, with the …

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7 Things to Do in Myeongdong (+ Street Food & Where to Stay)

Hailed as one of Seoul’s ultimate shopping hotspots, expect to see plenty of people when visiting Myeongdong market. The area is home to countless shops with just about anything you can think of, similar to the famous Dongdaemun Market. So you can bet that this is the perfect place to bring back interesting souvenirs from …

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