Make new friends with Airbnb in Korea, know a little about Korean culture before you head over, The Korea Herald shines the light of some great upcoming events and festivals, and a new railway company can take you from Seoul to Busan in less than 2 hours.
"HOW TO MAKE NEW FRIENDS AND HAVE A GREAT TIME WITH AIRBNB IN KOREA"
Are you a fan of Airbnb and want to make friends in the Land of the Morning Calm? 10 Magazine is a great resource for foreigners living and working in South Korea, and in this post by John Holland, you'll find some great information about Airbnb meetups in Seoul. Great venues, great company–go get befriending!
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"Travel Tips: Korean Norms And Practices Every Traveler Should Know Before Flying To The Country"
Are you planning a trip to Korea but are worried about some of the cultural differences? Travelers Today has this quickfire list to help you out, including a little about the country's love of kimchi; information about foreign-friendly districts like Hongdae and Itaewon; and also a heads up about the country's incredible bus system. "Despite the modernization of the country, its culture has been preserve for over 5,000 years. Visiting such countries entails tourists to be sensitive and aware of the norms and practices of the country". Have you visited Korea before? What cultural differences did you encounter and what tips can you offer?
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"[Travel Bits] Upcoming festivals, travel news"
There are plenty of exciting events to look forward to in Korea, and thanks to the Korea Herald you don't have to miss any of them. Here you'll find information on upcoming festivals and events, including Lighting Festival at the Garden of Morning Calm; Lotte World Christmas Miracle; Busan Christmas Tree Festival; and Herb Island Lighting & Illumination Festival. Diarise these dates and be sure you don't miss out on all the fun this holiday season and beyond.
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"New SR railway company to launch super rapid trains"
Korea's main railway company, Korail, now has its first competitor, SR. The company's new high-speed train operates in some of the country's major travel destinations (Seoul, Busan, Daegu, Daejeon and Gwangju), and its major route – Seoul to Busan – will only take 2 hours 9 minutes! "The new super rapid trains offer guests ample legroom in both the first-class and economy cabins, shared power outlets for laptop or phone chargers and a pleasant interior design". All aboard!
...READ ON THE KOREA HERALD
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