If there were one destination that could boast of offering the world to its visitors it would have to be South Korea. It is the only destination in North East Asia where one can witness four distinct seasons – summer, autumn, Spring and Winter. From sightseeing at beautiful locales and heritage sights, and enjoying the thrill of adventure sports and amusement parks and shopping, there’s something for everyone.
South Korea is one of the top destinations for family holidays. With amusement parks such as Lotte World, Seoul Land and Everland - travelers both young and old will never experience a dull moment. While Lotte World comprises Adventure Park and Magic Island, Everland has much more to offer with a number of thrilling rides, a botanical garden and ice skating ring.
Other Tourist attraction such as Banpo Bridge,N-Seoul Tower,Five Palaces in Seoul are Deoksugung,Unhyeongung,Gyeonghuigung & Changgyeonggung & One of the most beautiful Jeju Island.
Besides, the nation has emerged as one of the top MICE destinations in the world. Years of rapid economic development have propelled the country into becoming the world’s 12th largest trading partner.World-class infrastructure, a wide range of facilities for events, meeting, conventions, conferences and exhibitions of all types and sizes and the wide variety of IT and electronic products only make South Korea that much more of a preferred choice for a MICE planner.
Another major reason behind the popularity of South Korea is its accessibility. More than 70 international airlines fly into Korea’s 8 international airports from over 170 cities. Incheon is Korea’s largest airport & for 7 years in a row from 2005-2012 awarded as the world's best airport . Korea’s domestic flight network is connected across 15 cities and is operated by Korean Air and Asiana Airlines. Besides, the railway network across the nation has been enhanced by introduction of the Korea Train Express, a high-speed train that connects all major cities within a two-hour range, although passenger trains operated by KORAIL are still frequently used.
South Korea is a paradise for shoppers with the plethora of department stores, shopping districts, outdoor markets and shopping arcades. Seoul’s major markets such as Namdaemun & Dongdaemun markets are open throughout the night and offer some fantastic deals.We would not want to miss out on the world’s largest department store located in Busan & recognised by the Guinness World Records. Gangnam-Gu were we can buy the latest trendy items from Hallyu / K-pop .
Korean cuisine, especially Kimchi and Bulgogi are two of the dishes that one should not miss it when in Korea. Other popular Korean dishes include Bibimbap (a mixture of boiled rice,vegetables, egg and Korean chilli paste) , Doenjand Jjigae (a thick soup eaten with rice &prepared using fermented bean paste and vegetables), the summer staple Naengmyeon(chewy noodles in a cold broth) and Samgyetang (stewed while chicken stuffed with rice & ginseng). Those who are fitness-conscious will also be able to indulge in Korean meals which are known to be nutritiously balanced and low in fat.