South Korea lies in the East of Asia, situated in the southern part of the Korean Peninsula. The region of South Korea includes the entire Korean Peninsula as well as the islands that are adjacent to the mountain terrains. The residents of South Korea lead a very distinct urban lifestyle.
Here are a few places to visit in South Korea
These are only a few sights that wait for you in South Korea that will instantly make you pack your bags and head to this destination.
The majority of travellers who arrive here come through the Incheon international airport. The only other way is through the sea which is only available from either China or Japan. It is best to have access to the schedules of the planes if you are planning a vacation there.
A Korean year is divided into five different seasons that take toll on thetourist places in South Korea.
Spring: It is considered to be the best time to visit the country from April to June when the flowers are in full. bloom and cover the entire landmass with pinkish white cherry blossoms from south to north. This is the time when the locals have numerous festivals, making it a great time to visit the country.
Summer:In South Korea, summer is very stifling making you reach for water from the ubiquitous water fountains or running towards the closest air-conditioned sanctuary.
Monsoon:It is probably the worst time to visit the country starting from early July to late August. The country faces one or two typhoons every year. Avoid this season for your visit.
Autumn: Another great season to visit South Korea is from September to November. During these months, the temperature is mild, along with a relatively low rainfall and many Korean regional festivals take place during this time of the year. With the mountains exploding in the magnificent array of yellows, reds and oranges, locals assemble in the national parks to have a picnic till October when the winter arrives.
Winter: The Korean winter is rather long and harsh which become even more pronounced as you keep going the further into the north. Travelling in winter is not impossible as the public transport continues to work undaunted, by putting in heating systems under the floor cranking up the heat all the way up. The lack of rain at this time creates a very photogenic contrast between crisp blue skies, powdery snow, the earthy yellow of dead grass and off-black pine trees.
This depends on the season when you plan to visit South Korea points of interest:
Here are a few of the must-have South Korean delicacies:
There are many unique things you may want to buy in South Korea. However, following are a must buy as these are uniquely native to South Korea:
The healthcare system is run by the government and is free for all the residents. So, do not worry as help is provided to those in need.
If you have travel insurance, notify your insurance company about the medical emergency. Your travel insurance company will help you with cashless treatment when you travel abroad.
The guides are all well versed in English hence you would have no trouble in communicating with them.
Korean, Chinese, and Japanese are the most widespread language spoken in South Korea and hence learning these basic phrases will give you more smiles from the locals.
|My name is||Juhneun ______ ipnida|
|Do you speak English?||Yonguh haseyo?|
|Where is the subway station?||ihachulyuk uhdi issuhyo?|
|How much is it?||Ulma aeyo?|
|How much?||duo shao qian|
|Thank you||Xie xie|
|Where is the washroom?||Xi shou jian zai nar?|
|It's too expensive||YTai gui|
|Thank You||Arigatou Gozaimasu|
|My name is||Watashi no Namae wa|
|Do you speak English?||Eigo o hanashimasu ka?|
|Can you help me?||Tetsudatte itadakemasu ka?|
|How much is it?||Ikura Desuka?|
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