Did you know that mountains cover 70% of Korea's land, making it one of the most mountainous regions in the world? This country has so much to offer not only to the first- time visitors but also to those who have been returning to Korean frequently.
The picturesque landscape, spacious beaches, Buddhists temples, and
flourishing modern cities are making Korea one of the most desirable
destinations of the world. South Korea is said to be a paradise for
shoppers. There are numerous shops found in the country that are duty
However, if you want to make your trip to Korea worry-free and
outstanding, you should take some time in planning and having a little
information how to conduct yourself.
To make your trip easier, starting from how to get to Korea and get
some advice for the accommodations to tips on safety, money, etc. you
should spend some time and do the research.
Below you will find a few facts that will convey into the general picture of Korea:
Although, the official language of Korea is Korean, English is
commonly used in hotels, restaurants and other public enterprises.
Transportation, in South Korea, there are plenty of relatively
inexpensive taxis. Taxi stands can be found and hailed nearly on all
corners of every busy streets of the city. For reservation you may call
them beforehand, however, this may cost you somewhat on a higher extent.
The taxi drivers know how to speak English so it will no longer be
difficult for you to make a conversation and give instructions as to
where your destination is. During rush hours the roads are jammed with
traffic, therefore a subway will be a better choice in those
Three kinds of public telephones are being used in South Korea. The
gray telephones, blue telephones, and card telephones. All these three
can be used for both long distance and local calls. Foreign money can be
exchanged into Korean Won at any foreign exchange banks and authorized
The country offers a well- organized medical Facilities for visitors.
It includes many hospitals, which spoke of the English language. But it
is recommended that you go to international clinics at big general
1330: is a number of Korea's tourist information hot-line. The travel
hot-line provides assistance in Korean, English, Japanese, or Chinese.
They friendly stuff will help you find reliable solution to all your
travel needs, as well as detailed information on attractions,
transportation, accommodations, shopping, and current festivals and
Have a unforgettable stay in Korea.