Welcome to the South Korea Travel Planning fortnightly newsletter for 12 August 2018, which includes information to help you plan your trip to South Korea, top travel deals and articles about South Korea.
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South Korea Events
As it is summer that means that it is summer festival time! The major events are below including how to book tickets for each event:
1 September 2018 – The Incheon K-pop Concert (INK) is one of the largest K-Pop concerts held in South Korea. You can easily book your ticket through Trazy which includes concert tickets and round trip transportation from and to Seoul.Click here to book your Incheon K-Pop Concert Ticket through Trazy
2 September 2018 – Incheon Airport Sky Festival K-pop Concert showcases some of the top K-pop talent – and in 2018 the lineup includes performances by top groups such as EXO and Red Velvet. You can easily book your ticket through Trazy which includes concert tickets and round trip transportation from and to Seoul.Click here to book your Incheon Airport Sky Festival Tickets through Trazy
8-9 September 2018 – Spectrum Dance Music Festival in Seoul is an awesome DJ led dance festival held in Jamsil Sports Complex Olympic Stadium. You can easily book either a one day or two day pass through Trazy.Click here to book your one or two day pass to the Spectrum Dance Music Festival through Trazy
2 – 13 October 2018 – 2018 Jinju Lantern Festival is one of the best known throughout South Korea. Trazy has a great day trip deal which includes round trip transportation from and to Seoul as well as festival entry.Click here to book your day tour from Seoul to the Jinju Lantern Festival through Trazy
20-28 October 2018 – Busan One Asia Festival (BOF) is a mega festival for K-Pop and includes fan meetings and cultural experiences. You can easily purchase tickets for the Opening & Closing Awards Concert through Trazy, which includes a range of transportation options.Click here to book your BOF Opening and Closing Concert tickets through Trazy
27 October 2018 – Busan Fireworks Festival is one of the top fireworks festivals in South Korea, held looking over Gwangalli Beach. You can easily book either a seat only or seat and table ticket through Trazy.Click here to book your Busan Fireworks ticket through Trazy
Featured South Korea Tours and Tickets – DMZ Tours
Most visitors to South Korea are interested in seeing the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea, particularly with recent publicity of the meetings between the leaders of North and South Korea and Donald Trump. Trazy offers two different tour options to visit the DMZ as follows:
- A full day DMZ and Joint Security Area (JSA) tour – note that there are age and nationality restrictions on who can do this tour. Click here to see the details, pricing and availability through Trazy.
- A half day DMZ tour – which has more options and less restrictions for most visitors to South Korea. Click here to see the details, pricing and availability through Trazy.
Top Articles This Week From the Facebook Group
Most Instagrammable Places in Seoul: Includes Temples, Hotspots and More! by Chapter Travel
Seoul has the perfect mix of history, culture, the arts and nature. Imagine skyscrapers, hanok villages, mountains, great restaurants, cute cafés and of course lots of shops and street food stalls. It’s a really photogenic destination and there plenty of Instagrammable places in Seoul.
One of the best times to visit Seoul is during Spring, especially when the cherry blossoms bloom (the peak is usually in the first week of April), but the places we mention are worth going to any time of the year.
Check out these 14 Instagrammable places in Seoul with pretty temples, impressive palaces, unique shopping areas, foodie heavens, architectural wonders and much more! Of course your visit to Seoul shouldn’t only be about the gram, so these places aren’t only photogenic, there are very interesting too (or have delicious food & drinks 😉 ). Click here to read more…
The 10 Things You Want to Know Before Traveling South Korea by Linda Goes East
To be honest, I didn’t know a lot about Korea before I met Jeongsu. Even after that, I couldn’t find a lot of information on what to see and do in Korea. However, now I am sure it’s one of the coolest countries in the world. Are you thinking about traveling South Korea but aren’t quite sure what to expect? If so, continue reading this post where I am answering all those questions you might have before your first trip to South Korea. Click here to read more…
PS. If you have any questions you are welcome to ask questions in the South Korea Travel Planning Facebook Group.
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