South Korea

South Korea Travel Tips

Choosing a DMZ Tour

By Viator, May 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 347 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The ongoing conflict between North and South Korea is one of the world?s most talked about disputes and a visit to the DMZ ? the demilitarized zone that separates the two countries  - offers ...  Read more

Essential Ways to Experience Korean Culture

By Viator, April 2016

Tours & Tickets

Known for its stunning cherry blossoms, Buddhist temples, quiet villages, modern cities and flavorful cuisine, South Korea is a mecca for travelers in search of culture. Whether it?s exploring the ...  Read more

Korean Food in Seoul

By Viator, April 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 100 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Spicy kimchi, succulent grilled meats, piping hot soups and fresh seafood ? Korean cuisine is one of the least familiar and most underrated in Asia, and there?s no better place to sample it for ...  Read more

Visiting the DMZ

By Viator, March 2016

4 star rating: Recommended 88 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

To understand South Korea, you have to also understand its other half in the North and the ongoing conflict that separates them. One of Seoul?s top attractions is actually located several hours to ...  Read more

Seoul Outdoor Attractions

By Viator, March 2016

Tours & Tickets

As with any major metropolis set in a subtropical climate, identifying outdoor attractions in Seoul is critical to planning an enjoyable vacation during the warmer months. The following itinerary ...  Read more

Experience K-Pop In South Korea

By Viator, March 2016

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 23 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Ever since Psy showed us his Gangnam Style, K-pop has been taking the world by storm. Short for Korean pop, this music style has reigned supreme in Korea for years, becoming a fundamental part of ...  Read more

Seoul Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, February 2016

Tours & Tickets

The capital of South Korea, Seoul is unquestionably the place to be for Westerners looking to explore the East Asian peninsula. While vibrant and democratic, Seoul, and Korea in general, can be ...  Read more

Seoul's Gangnam District

By Viator, September 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 10 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

For better or worse, Korean rapper Psy's hit song "Gangnam Style" has drawn the world's attention, not only to Seoul, but to the district of Gangnam. Long before the K-pop hit rocketed to ...  Read more

Shopping in Seoul

By Viator, July 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 4 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

In many areas, Seoul gets overlooked as a tourist destination, but not when it comes to shopping. With mega malls, street markets spread out over multiple city blocks, luxury brands and discount ...  Read more

Try Taekwondo in South Korea

By Viator, March 2015

Tours & Tickets

South Korea is a country filled with culture, history and incredible artwork. But for travelers looking for a truly memorable experience, there are few things more invigorating (or more fun!) than ...  Read more

Temple Stays in South Korea

By Viator, February 2015

1 star rating: I do not recommend this 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

Whether it?s Thailand or China, Taiwan or South Korea?no trip to Asia is complete without a visit to one of the continent?s treasured temples. And while wandering the gilded halls and well-kept ...  Read more

Markets in Busan

By Viator, January 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

In recent years, South Korea has become famous as a shopaholic?s paradise, and Busan is no exception. While this city by the sea has a bit of everything ? trendy independent boutiques, international ...  Read more

3 Days in Busan: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, January 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 11 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

While South Korea?s second city might not be as easy on the eyes as Seoul at first glance, its coastal location and rich cultural heritage make it a fascinating place to spend a few days. Whether ...  Read more

South Korean Beauty Treatments

By Viator, December 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 15 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

With a rapidly growing beauty industry and a reputation as one of the world's cosmetic-surgery capitals, looking good is big business in South Korea and there are few better locations for some ...  Read more

Busan Cultural Heritage

By Viator, December 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 9 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

It?s all too easy to touch town in Busan and head straight for the beach, and while the ocean and natural scenery are both worthwhile draws to this city by the sea, Busan has a fascinating cultural ...  Read more

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