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For many Korean learners, traveling to South Korea is the main source of motivation.
So, why not give you some other motivations for going to this country? Here our 10 reasons why you should visit South Korea!
1. Eat authentic Korean Barbecue
2. The cafe culture
Cafes and little bakeries are everywhere in South Korea. They are meeting spots and people will stay there over coffee for hours before going elsewhere. The themed cafes are not to be missed as well!
3. Cherry Blossoms
Just like its neighboring country Japan, Korea is also a country with natural beauty during the spring. There are many cherry festivals where you can enjoy strolling around and looking at the cherry trees.
4. Go shopping
Korea’s got all these trendy stores that don’t exist in the United States, and its young people care a lot about fashion. The big department stores like Lotte and Hyundai are great for exploring, and the markets like Namdaemun and Dongdaemun are also must-visits.
5. A land of beauty
According to Asian standards, Korea has the most handsome guys and most beautiful ladies. And Korean beauty is not limited to famous actors and actresses!
6. Get tropical in Jeju
Jeju is a tropical island off the Southern Coast of the Korean Peninsula. It is known as the “Hawaii of Korea,” as it shares many of the same features such as a warm climate, beautiful beaches and tropical mountains.
7. Cultural heritage
South Korea is a land with a long history. It is home to eleven UNESCO World Heritage sites. It has lots of palaces which are so big that you just have to discover what is hiding inside.
8. Great nightlife
In Seoul in particular, whether you like to kick back and enjoy a beer with some friends, or dance at a nightclub, the city has something for you. Seoul is a city that may shine even brighter at night than during the daytime. Gangnam and Hongdae are very popular nightlife areas that are worth seeing.
9. The subway
The stations are also clean and easy to navigate; both the stations and trains have high-speed WiFi that doesn’t stop working even when everybody is using their phone. Some subway stations have big markets that are worth exploring for the cheap clothes and atmosphere too.
10. It’s K-Pop’s country-of-origin
No matter you think, K-Pop has a significant impact on Asian teenagers. Whether they are girls or boys, everybody has their idols. And one last reason everybody knows K-Pop: Oppa Gangnam Style!
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