South Korea

South Korea Travel Tips

Busan Beaches

By Viator, August 2014

Tours & Tickets

As Korea’s second largest city and most important port, Busan has always maintained close ties with the sea, so visiting this stunning coastal city also means exploring this relationship in greater ...  Read more

Seoul Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2014

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

Experience K-Pop In South Korea

By Viator, August 2014

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

Visiting the DMZ

By Viator, June 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 35 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

Romantic Things To Do in Seoul

By Viator, April 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 95 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Seoul might not immediately come to mind when you think romantic destinations, but with ample natural beauty, cultural charms and a lively dining and nightlife scene, the home of “Gangnam Style” ...  Read more

Shopping in Seoul

By Viator, January 2014

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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

Korean Food in Seoul

By Viator, January 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 33 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

Palaces in Seoul

By Viator, October 2013

Tours & Tickets

Expats familiar with the South Korean capital will tell you that one of the most rewarding (and affordable) recreational activities in the city is to simply strike out in a random direction and ...  Read more

Seoul’s Gangnam District

By Viator, June 2013

3 star rating: Worth doing 3 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 the top ...  Read more

Shows in Seoul

By Viator, February 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

Comedy, tragedy, drama. You’ll find them nearly any night in one of Seoul’s performing arts venues. Enjoy a family friendly night out on the town with dinner and a local or international performance. ...  Read more

Seoul Outdoor Attractions

By Viator, October 2011

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

Gyeongbokgung Palace

By Lydia , March 2013

Of Seoul ‘s five Great Palaces of the Joseon Dynasty, Gyeongbukgung Palace is the most important — and arguably the most beautiful — of them all. The northernmost of the five palaces, ...  Read more

Famous Foods to Try in Korea

By Lydia , March 2013

South Korea‘s distinctive cuisine seems to fly under the radar in much of the world, and that’s a shame. Steeped in tradition, the foods of Korea run the gamut of flavors with something for every ...  Read more

Free Things to Do in Seoul

By Lydia , February 2013

Ornate palaces, temples, sprawling markets, art districts and world-class museums…Seoul is a traveler’s paradise. In a city with so many attractions, you’ll have your pick of free things to do so you ...  Read more

Train Travel in South Korea

By Lydia , February 2013

With world-class shopping, fiery cuisine, historic palaces and museums, scenic mountain views and an ancient culture, South Korea may be Asia’s most overlooked and underrated destination. If you want ...  Read more

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