Welcome to the South Korea Travel Planning fortnightly newsletter for 30 June 2019, which includes information to help you plan your trip to South Korea, top travel deals and articles about South Korea.
A great resource to plan your trip is our Planning A Trip To Korea? Top Korean Travel Tips article.
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South Korea Travel Deals
Voyagin are currently running their June Sale where you can save up to $US40 per booking using the below coupon codes. Click here to check out the deals on offer!
- Save $10 when you spend $150, “JUNESALE10”
- Save $25 when you spend $300, “JUNESALE25”
- Save $40 when you spend $450, “JUNESALE40”
South Korea Events
Summer is the time for many cultural and music festivals across South Korea. Here is a selection of the most popular. You can check out further details and book through Trazy at this link.
- 6-7 July 2019. Water Gun Festival in Sincheon
- 27 July 2019. Water Music Festival
- 27-28 July 2019. Holiday Land Festival
- 19 – 28 July 2019. Boryeong Mud Festival
Top Articles This Week From the Facebook Group
Fun Facts and Observations about Seoul and (a little bit) Korea by Bkpk.me
Every now and then we crave traveling to a place that feels completely different than where we happen to be. After spending a solid amount of time in Europe, we decided to take advantage of the specific visa rules that apply to Indian passport holders “transiting” via Korea to the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand or Europe. We were in New Delhi and planning to go to Portugal, so this visa scheme worked wonderfully for us. We looked for the cheapest flights from New Delhi to Seoul and, next thing we knew, we were in the Gangnam District, eating Kimbap in the middle of the night. Those were the days!
Korea indeed felt different from Delhi or Lisbon. Koreans seems to be quite… Korean! What I mean to say is, that there are some places in the world that feel more unique than others. They’re not better or worse as destinations or even as places to live in. But from a visitor’s point of view, they seem appealing as they have a lot of unique peculiarities. Click on this link to check out the article…
5 things that gave me Korean culture shock in Seoul by The Travel Leaf
Seoul, the capital of South Korea is known for being an exciting, advanced and futuristic destination. It’s also home of the Winter Olympic Games just nearby. This makes me even more proud for finally visiting South Korea for the first time.
That’s also my first Asian destination outside South East Asia’s paradise islands and sunny Vietnam. I had been talking to friends with a Korea travel experience and everyone said it has become their favourite place ever. How could I not be excited? Click on this link to check out the article…
[Seoul] Top 6 Shopping Districts for Shopaholics by For Two, Please
As a trend-setting metropolitan city in Asia, Seoul has become a vibrant fashion hub and popular tourist destination. Hundreds of thousands of boys and girls visit every year to uncover the latest trends and look for the hottest fashion items. Below I have listed 6 most popular shopping districts in Seoul, where you would be dazzled by the latest cosmetics products, clothing and accessories! Click on this link to check out the article…
9 Easy Money Saving Tips in South Korea by Two Wandering Soles
Okay, so now you know just how much money you can earn teaching English in South Korea. Is your head spinning?! Don’t worry… we are about to share with you some of the tips and tricks that helped us save more than $22,000 in one year. You can adapt them to work for you, and start watching your savings accrue.
But before we start talking budgets, I want to emphasize that saving money should never mean sacrificing your happiness. Being away from family and friends can take a toll, and it’s important to focus on the things that bring you joy.
Don’t feel guilty for little splurges here and there – we certainly had our fair share. Furthermore, be sure to experience life abroad to its fullest. Don’t let your budget hold you back when it comes to trying new things. Click on this link to check out the article…
Thanks Anne and Tony.
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