South Korea is located in the southern part of the Korean Peninsula, and surrounded by the sea on three sides. It faces the Jiaodong Peninsula across the sea in the west, Japan in the east, and North Korea in the north. There are four distinct seasons and beautiful scenery here. Historically, South Korea used to be a vassal state of China, so it received Chinese influence in many aspects such as culture and food. Nowadays, the rapid economic development makes South Korea has become a developed country. South Korea’s IT industry has been at the forefront of the world for many years. The rapid economic development of South Korea has become a developed country. South Korea’s IT industry has been at the forefront of the world for many years. In addition, the rapid development of the Korean entertainment industry has made it more and more influential in the world.
South Korea has a temperate climate with four distinct seasons, and each season has its own unique landscape. Spring and autumn is the best season for tourism. At the end of April, the cherry blossoms and rape blossoms in Jeju Island first open, heralding the arrival of spring. In April, Seoul will also have the Spring Flower Festival, which is a good time to enjoy the flowers. From June to September, South Korea's climate is hot and humid，many people choose to go to the mountains or coastal areas to escape the heat. Haeundae in Busan is in peak tourist season. From September to November, the weather in Korea is mild and cool, the maple leaves begin to turn red. From December to mid-March, the snowstorm in the northeast provides the best conditions for skiing, and international ski enthusiasts can come to Korea to ski at this time.
Spring: March ~ May
Summer: June to August
Autumn: September to November
Winter: December to February
The best time to visit Korea is spring (April to June) and autumn (September to November). In these two seasons, the temperature is average, and the day is dry and sunny. In spring, the temperature is usually between 15-18 degrees Celsius, and in autumn, the average temperature is usually between 19-21 degrees Celsius.
Korean cuisine is mainly based on rice, noodles, tofu, vegetables and meat, which is delicious and healthy. Traditionally, the main meal is paired with a large number of side dishes called banchan, the most popular of which is kimchi. Korean barbecue is a specialty, usually including beef, pork or chicken. These dishes are usually grilled on restaurant tables with gas or charcoal built into the center. One of the most popular dishes is galbi (beef ribs), usually marinated with spices before roasting.
The must-visit place in Korea is the capital Seoul. Best for bars, shopping, culture and heritage, and architecture. If you are there, don't forget to visit Changdeok Palace, Gyeongbokgung Palace, Prachuap Khiri Khan Village, Seoul Tower, Lotte World and Bukhansan National Park.