Your perceptions of South Korea are probably misguided. This East Asian country is very educated, technologically advanced and ranks among the world’s top ten in safety, healthcare, household income, life expectancy and economic growth. Despite its neighbor’s warmongering, South Korea should be high on your bucket list of places to visit.
29 imagesBusan Metropolitan City is South Korea’s second largest with over 8 million people and the country’s most active port. The Nampo-dong in the Jun District is an exciting neighborhood to explore, shop, sample Korean cuisine, experience the country’s film industry, learn its history and enjoy its coastal views.
20 imagesAt the southern tip of the Korean Peninsula is Jeju Island. Its beaches and resorts make this a popular destination for vacationing Asians plus honeymooners. In the north facing the Korean Strait is Jeju City, a frequent port for cruise ships. This travel guide showcases places to see for day trippers.