The cherry blossom season is upon us, and the flowers have already started to bloom in the southern part of the Korean peninsula. Quickly spreading north, the cherry blossom bloom in Korea will soon reach the rest of the country. If you're thinking of seeing the flowers, be quick; they're only going to last about a week!
Korean street food is part of the adventure when traveling in Korea. But some people are like two year old children -- they'll just put anything in their mouths. If you're a little more concerned about what's going on in your mouth, check out this complete guide to Korean street food!
Did you know that Hongdae Station is not the only way to get to the Hongdae area? Find out these Seoul subway shortcuts that can only locals know. These tips will help you save time by eliminating unnecessary transfers and also allowing you to travel to other places to hang out in Seoul easier.
Bucket lists are awesome. People create these lists to make sure they have a list of goals to accomplish. And when you travel to Seoul, it should be no different. So to get you started on your journey in Seoul, here's a list of 101 things to do in Seoul that'll help you get the best out of Seoul!
The Lunar New Year (Seollal, 설날) is a major holiday in Korea, and this year it's from 18-20 February, 2015. The entire country goes on holiday, and most businesses will be closed two out of the three days. Most of the people that bring life to bustling downtown areas and transportation hubs are back in their hometowns to spend time with family. Unfortunately, when travelers to Seoul check out some of the most popular areas Seoul, many run into uncharacteristic ghost towns.