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Also known as the Land of the Morning Calm, South Korea is more popularly known for its pop culture, beauty and kimchi (yum!). But beyond K-Dramas and K-Pop idols, South Korea has some of the most interesting historical and natural sights in East Asia.

TRAVEL INFORMATION

    Country Code: +82
    Time Zone: GMT +9 hours (1 hour ahead of Singapore)
    Peak Travel Period: Jun – Sep
    Four Seasons: Yes
    Currency: Korean Won, KRW (₩)

    Transport Card: Tmoney
    Tap water: Safe to drink
    AC Socket Type: Types C & F – 220V 60Hz
South Korea Power Plug - Types C & F - 220V 60Hz

 

USEFUL WORDS

  • Hello/Greetings – 안녕하세요 (annyeonghaseyo)
  • Thank you – 감사합니다 (kamsahamnida)
  • Excuse me (getting waiter’s attention) – 저기요 (Jeogiyo)
  • Excuse me (polite) – 실례합니다 (shillehamnida)
  • Please (at the end of a sentence) – 주세요 (juseyo)
  • Do you speak english (casual) – 영어 하세요 (yeongeo haseyo)
  • Discount please – 깎아 주세요 (kkakka juseyo)
  • Good bye – 안녕 (annyeong)
  • Cheers – 건배 (geonbae)

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