SOUTH KOREA

LANGUAGE: Korean, with English widely spoken

CURRENCY: Korean Won

BUDGET PER DAY: $40AUD

PRICE OF A PINT BEER: 3000 won (draft)

PRICE OF A CAPPUCCINO: 3600 won

WHEN TO GO: May (spring) or October (Autumn)

EXPECT: bright lights, modern cities, delicious food, and interesting history

SOUTH KOREA BLOG POSTS

Gyeongbokgung
South Korea

Gyeongbokgung: Visual Guide To A Palace

Gyeongbokgung Palace stands as one of Seoul’s premiere and most iconic attractions. The Palace itself has existed on these grounds for thousands of years, however

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Chopped Octopus
South Korea

South Korean Food: Foods You MUST Try In South Korea

Korean cuisine is becoming ever more popular in my hometown of Melbourne. This growing presence piqued my interest. I wondered whether the food was the

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Seoul Food
South Korea

Seoul Food: Sampling South Korean Cuisine With Urban Adventures

Before I begin this, I will have to admit that before coming to Seoul the extent of my knowledge of Korean food did not go

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Gyeongbokgung Palace Gardens
South Korea

14 Best Things To Do In Seoul

Seoul honestly blew my mind. The 38th annual Asian Medical Students’ Conference drew me to the South Korean capital, but I ended up falling in

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Seoul Subway
South Korea

Seoul Subway: Navigating Seoul’s Public Transport System

Seoul is a phenomenally large city and many of the attractions are spaced out. During my stay in Seoul I tried a number of different

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North Korea
South Korea

A Look Into North Korea: Visiting the DMZ

North Korea is a place of intense intrigue. The world sits in collective curiosity about what goes on behind the borders of this country. What

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