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Seoul for First-timers: A Guide

October 19, 2018, Author: Beyond Boundaries Travel

Over the years, the rise of Hallyu Wave, or more commonly known as K-Pop has really skyrocketed. People from different parts of the world fall in love with Korean series (and their characters) and sing and dance to Korean songs. The influence of K-Pop is so huge that one of the most famous groups, BTS, has been invited to deliver a speech empowering the youth in a United Nations meeting.

It is no surprise how more and more people want to visit the Land of the Morning Calm. If this is your first time visiting, we’ve put together the best things to do in Seoul:

Go back in time

Korea is known for its ancient palaces and preserved villages where you can be transported back in time complete with costumes and other amenities. This is one of the most famous cultural attractions that tourists do not pass up.

Enjoy the street food

Korea, especially Myeongdong, is known for its wide array of delicious street food. Noryangjin fish market is known for its fresh seafood. Then, of course, you can enjoy authentic Korean barbecue partnered with Soju in almost all of Seoul.

Shop to Your Heart’s Content

Whether you are looking for Korean cosmetics, the latest fashion trends, gadgets, or even food, Seoul is the place to be. Not only does it have a wide variety of options, but most of the goods are also reasonably priced, making shopping less stressful and a lot more fun.

Go to tourist destinations

Experience how it feels to be in a Korean TV series by going to famous tourists and drama locations spots like Namsan Tower, Nami Island, Han River, Gyungbukgong Palace, and many more.

Start your Korean journey and experience what it’s like to be part of a Korean drama, minus the subtitles. Visit and enjoy Korea now.

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