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Inside Background
  For Americans: Seoul is a relatively safe city for American travelers. The...
Last edited: 26 August 2010
Seoul—Korean for “capital”—had been a capital city in the region well before it...
Last edited: 08 November 2013
Yeouido This is a large island located in the Han River on the Gangnam side of...
Last edited: 25 October 2012
As a city with a population greater than that of any metropolis in the United...
Last edited: 16 July 2010
Tourism boards of Korea consist of the Korea Tourism Organization, covering the...
Last edited: 03 June 2011
What type of weather do you like—or hate?  Think carefully, because Seoul has...
Last edited: 08 November 2013
Inside Transportation
If arriving on an airplane from a foreign country you will more than likely be...
Last edited: 08 November 2013
KTX The largest railway operator is Korail. KTX is the express railway service...
Last edited: 15 April 2014
You can find taxis anywhere in Seoul. They are convenient but have two major...
Last edited: 05 November 2013
Inside Things to Do
DMZ TOURS: Panmunjon (aka the Joint Security Area) is the meeting place between...
Last edited: 25 September 2013
Seoul (pronounced "Suh-Ool", not "Soul", and DEFINITELY NOT "See-Ole") is the...
Last edited: 15 June 2014
National Museum of Korea An extensive museum in terms of sheer size and an...
Last edited: 20 March 2013
Seoul has its fair share of nightlife. There are great places to go out and get...
Last edited: 16 November 2011
Seoul is rapidly becoming the "fast fashion" capital of the world. Trends are...
Last edited: 08 November 2013
Located in the northern portion of the country, Seoul is not far from any South...
Last edited: 03 February 2014
Aiins World is an outdoor theme park with the World's attractions in...
Last edited: 02 April 2009
Here are some popular topics posted in the Seoul travel forums:  One Day in...
Last edited: 27 December 2011
The main areas for clubs in Seoul are Hongdae, Gangnam and Itaewon. Also, major...
Last edited: 16 January 2015
Gangwha Island (강화도) is composed of one large island (the 5th largest in Korea...
Last edited: 17 October 2012
Here is a two-day itinerary recommended for visitors to Seoul: Day 1...
Last edited: 18 October 2013
  The park itself is nothing special, although it provides locals a place to...
Last edited: 19 July 2014
Lotte World Aquarium New aquarium opened in Lotte World in October 2014.  Its...
Last edited: 16 November 2014
Mt Seoraksan National Park is the most popular national park for foreign...
Last edited: 18 April 2013
One of the most varied and interesting day trips from Seoul is to combine a...
Last edited: 07 November 2012
Seoul is a major metropolis that deserves more than just a few hours to see and...
Last edited: 07 August 2012
The Donggureung Tombs are situated near Guri, which is to the east of Seoul...
Last edited: 05 November 2012
Changdeok Palace and Changdeokgung are the same place, the word 'gung' in...
Last edited: 22 January 2009
If you are looking for a family-friendly theme park while visiting Korea...
Last edited: 21 February 2008
Lotte World is a wonderful place to shop, things are not that cheap but it is...
Last edited: 03 June 2010
Myeongdong is Seoul's busiest area teeming with tens of thousands of people at...
Last edited: 13 October 2012
Shopping, shopping, shopping.  This is one of the best spots to get souvenirs...
Last edited: 21 September 2012
The Noryangjin Fish Market is a great "real Seoul" experience. This 24-hour, 7...
Last edited: 20 October 2013
Samcheonggak is an exclusive fine dining Korean restaurant located on top of a...
Last edited: 17 October 2012
Inside Dining Scene
Eating Out in Seoul Seoul is the best place for a visitor to get acquainted...
Last edited: 10 October 2014
Best value eating in Seoul:  the chain Paris Baguette, which are all over...
Last edited: 11 May 2012
There are about 35,000 Korean muslims and over 200,000 foreigners from Islamic...
Last edited: 22 February 2012
In Korea, there is a rising interest in the adoption of new ideas and culture...
Last edited: 14 October 2012
Not closed -- ate there this week.  Fully recovered from the fire.
Last edited: 23 October 2009
Inside South Korea: For Foreign Visitors
Bank ATMs can offer some of the best available exchange rates for travellers...
Last edited: 16 July 2012
Useful phrases, spelled phonetically.... Kamsa hamnida = "Thank you" Anyong...
Last edited: 07 March 2012
Korea is one of the most wired and wireless friendly countries in the world...
Last edited: 14 November 2014
Tipping is not required nor expected in Korea. But most major hotels add a...
Last edited: 18 October 2010
Taxis are everywhere in Korea. Most sedan size taxis will only seat...
Last edited: 06 January 2015