Imagine Your Korea
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If you love shopping at trendy stores, exploring beautiful volcanic islands, tasting traditional Korean cuisine and feeling the electrifying vibe of K-Pop, Korea will captivate your imagination.
Korean food is not merely served as one dish, but rather a collection of tasty meals and side dishes for friends and family to enjoy together. It is imaginative, plentiful, diverse and rich in flavour. From street food to fine dining, the choices are endless. Korea is guaranteed to satisfy your tastebuds at any time of the day.
Korean BBQ – Hands on, cook your own top-quality local meats including beef ‘Hanwoo’, finely sliced pork belly ‘Samgyeopsal’,and a wide range of deliciously marinated meat and fresh seafood.
Noodles, rice and fresh dumplings – These dishes include traditional Korean Porridge that come in a range of tasty flavours, Slow Cooked Beef Broth Soup with rice, Super Spicy Ramen, Cold Summer Noodles, Hot Seafood Noodles and a signature Korean mixed rice dish called ‘Bibimbap’.
Fine dining – If you fancy something classier, there are plenty of top restaurants run by Korea’s first class chefs that will leave you wanting for more. Jungsikdang is one of the top fine dining restaurants in Seoul among many others.
Food tours - If you want to learn more about Korean food, Korea offers many of these tours including a Korean Night Dining Tour. During the tour, you’ll be able to experience all the traditional BBQ and Korean street food as well as discover the best night dining locations.
Korea is renowned as the Shopping Paradise. The Cosmeroad in Myeong-dong is known as the ‘Cosmetics’ Heaven. From top skin care products to makeup, the place is constantly buzzing with keen shoppers.
If you’re into fashion, art and style, Samcheondong and Apgujeong will greet you with a mix of high-end designer stores and unique vintage clothing stores. If you’re looking to buy fashionable clothes, shoes and accessories at affordable prices, then look no further than Dongdaemun market. Dongdaemun market is open past midnight. In fact, you’ll have no trouble buying a perfect pair of jeans at one o’clock in the morning.
Korea has some of the most luxurious shopping centres in the world with the best global and local brands. You’ll find them mostly in Seoul. There are plenty of massage salons so treat yourself to a relaxing foot massage that will leave you feeling refreshed and reenergized to continue your shopping escapades.
K-Pop is also known as Korean Pop Music. This music phenomenon is unlike any other, with a following that stretches beyond Korea and is captivating the world. K-Pop forms a large part of Korea's popular wave of culture or 'Hallyu' as it is locally known. Some of the most popular K-Pop bands include Big Bang, Girls' Generation, TVXQ, Super Junior, Shinee and EXO. But it doesn't end there and new bands are constantly being formed, with their own unique style. Fans love the catchy tunes and creative dance moves. We are sure you will too, so check out a concert for yourself. The atmosphere is electrifying.
Korea is blessed with some of the most magnificent natural wonders in the world. Experience beautiful cherry blossoms in full bloom at the Gyeongbok Palace festival. If you are an adventure seeker, Jejudo island is a thrilling experience not to be missed. Located southwest of the Korean Peninsula, this breathtaking volcanic island measures 73km from west to east, and 31km from north to south. Jejudo is one of the only three sites that UNESCO (2007) have recognized as a World Heritage site. As Korea's most southern region, the weather on Jejudo Island remains significantly warmer than the mainland even during the cold winter months. Enjoy the crisp, clean air of beautiful mountain trails. Take in magical waterfalls, lush valleys, forests and flowers. In Korea,you’ll experience nature like never before.
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