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Things to do in South Korea 2024 | Pelago by Singapore Airlines

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    Vibrant Seoul 

    Experience the vibrant energy of Seoul, the capital city of South Korea, with its bustling markets, ancient palaces, and modern skyscrapers.

    Scenic Busan 

    Discover the scenic beauty of Busan, a coastal city in South Korea, known for its stunning beaches, vibrant nightlife, and delicious seafood.

    Idyllic Jeju 

    Escape to the idyllic island of Jeju, a paradise in South Korea, famous for its breathtaking landscapes, volcanic mountains, and pristine beaches.

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    Frequently asked questions

    What are some must-try foods in South Korea?
    South Korea offers a wide range of delicious dishes. Some must-try foods include bibimbap (a mixed rice dish with vegetables and meat), kimchi (fermented cabbage), bulgogi (marinated grilled beef), samgyeopsal (grilled pork belly), and tteokbokki (spicy rice cakes).
    Do I need a visa to visit South Korea?
    The visa requirements for South Korea vary depending on your nationality. Many countries, including the United States, Canada, and most European countries, are eligible for visa-free entry for a certain period. However, it is recommended to check the visa requirements specific to your country before traveling.
    What is the best way to travel within South Korea?
    South Korea has an excellent public transportation system, making it easy to travel within the country. The KTX high-speed train is a popular option for long-distance travel between major cities. Local buses and subways are convenient for getting around within cities. Taxis are also widely available and relatively affordable.
    What are some popular tourist attractions in South Korea?
    South Korea offers a wide range of attractions for tourists. Some popular ones include Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul, the ancient city of Gyeongju, Jeju Island with its beautiful beaches and volcanic landscapes, the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea, and the vibrant shopping districts of Myeongdong and Hongdae in Seoul.
    Is it safe to travel to South Korea?
    South Korea is generally considered a safe country to visit. The crime rate is relatively low, and the locals are friendly and helpful towards tourists. However, it is always advisable to take normal precautions and be aware of your surroundings, especially in crowded areas or at night.

    About South Korea

    South Korea, officially known as the Republic of Korea, is a vibrant and culturally rich country located in East Asia. It is known for its stunning landscapes, ancient temples, bustling cities, and delicious cuisine. The currency used in South Korea is the South Korean Won (KRW).

    When to visit

    The best time to visit South Korea is during the spring (April to June) and autumn (September to November) seasons. These months offer pleasant weather with mild temperatures and beautiful cherry blossoms in spring and colorful foliage in autumn. Summers (July to August) can be hot and humid, while winters (December to February) are cold with occasional snowfall.

    The best time to visit South Korea is during the spring (April to June) and autumn (September to November) seasons. These months offer pleasant weather with mild temperatures and beautiful cherry blossoms in spring and colorful foliage in autumn. Summers (July to August) can be hot and humid, while winters (December to February) are cold with occasional snowfall.
    Getting around

    Getting around South Korea is convenient and efficient thanks to its well-developed transportation system. The country has an extensive network of trains, buses, and subways that connect major cities and tourist destinations. Taxis are also readily available, and car rentals are an option for those who prefer more flexibility.

    Getting around South Korea is convenient and efficient thanks to its well-developed transportation system. The country has an extensive network of trains, buses, and subways that connect major cities and tourist destinations. Taxis are also readily available, and car rentals are an option for those who prefer more flexibility.
    Traveller tips

    Learn a few basic Korean phrases to enhance your travel experience and interact with locals. Try the local street food, such as bibimbap, kimchi, and tteokbokki, for a taste of authentic Korean cuisine. Respect the local customs and traditions, such as removing your shoes when entering someone's home or a temple. Stay connected with a portable Wi-Fi device or SIM card to easily navigate and communicate. Don't forget to explore the beautiful natural landscapes of South Korea, including national parks and hiking trails. Be prepared for the possibility of crowded tourist attractions, especially during peak seasons.

    Learn a few basic Korean phrases to enhance your travel experience and interact with locals. Try the local street food, such as bibimbap, kimchi, and tteokbokki, for a taste of authentic Korean cuisine. Respect the local customs and traditions, such as removing your shoes when entering someone's home or a temple. Stay connected with a portable Wi-Fi device or SIM card to easily navigate and communicate. Don't forget to explore the beautiful natural landscapes of South Korea, including national parks and hiking trails. Be prepared for the possibility of crowded tourist attractions, especially during peak seasons.

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