With a history that dates back to the year 2300 BC, South Korea is home to a number of ancient ruins, historical sites and a deep-rooted culture. The country’s excellent public transit system, fast-paced lifestyle, futuristic architecture and compact size also makes it easy to explore its various attractions. For something unique, look for off-the-beaten-path adventures in those remote islands, rustic hanok houses and serene villages.
One of the things that really makes South Korea special is its culture. The country boasts of a festival-packed calendar and you can always become a part of some event or the other. Some of the biggest highlights include the mud fest of Boryeong, the kimchi festival of Gwangju and the rock festivals held all over the country.
For the Beauty Enthusiast
South Korean women are really into fashion and cosmetics. Apart from finding the world’s best brands, you can also check out all kinds of luxe spas and weird beauty treatments. From snake creams to multi-masks, South Korea really takes beauty to the next level.
The country is home to 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, outstanding natural beauty and plenty of outdoor activities and adrenaline rushes. Places like the Changdeokgung Palace, Seoraksan Mountain, Jongmyo Shrine, Jeju Volcanic Island, Hwaseong Fortress, Wolchulsan National Park and the Cheonjeyeon Waterfall are sure to keep you occupied for weeks.