Korean spice is often misunderstood and therefore avoided. With this misconception one is missing out on an amazing new world of flavors. This post talks about what is Korean spice and how to handle it. There are also measures to counter the spice should one be super sensitive to it. Come to Korea, the home of Korean food and spice.
This is a step by step guide to help you go ice fishing in Korea in case you don’t read or speak Korean. Ice fishing can be a lot of fun, but it take a lot of preparation to go from Seoul, South Korea. This will help you have a better overall experience.
As much as we know Korea, we will not know everything. We attempt to narrow the gap by introducing you 5 things you might not known about it discussing slight nuances in culture.
The most common things tourists say in Korea. This is information that can be said to answer or debunk a lot of myths about Korea.
A lot of people misperceive the DMZ Tour as JSA Tour. They ask tour companies to take them there expecting to see North Korean soldiers and the MAC Building where they hold joint talks, but they end up getting something else. This is to inform you of the differences and what to ask for.
Koreans are crazy about coffee. There’s a coffee shop on every corner. We explore the reasons why this phenomena is isolated to the case of Korea.
Even though it’s winter now, we still manage to get a lot of tourists in during this time. The snow is quite magical and Korea has some of the best ski resorts all throughout Asia. On the other hand, it can get wickedly cold here and you have to know how to get around quickly and … Continue reading The Myeongdong Underground – Navigating through the Mall tunnels
South Korea is a nation of about 50 million people… ..of which, 24 million of us live in the greater Seoul area. That’s roughly half the entire population. 10 million of us live within the Seoul city limits, but then there’s an additional 14 million of us that live in these surrounding satellite cities like … Continue reading A brief look at the Seoul Metro and getting around
Following up on the post I did on How Safe Korea Is, I found a video that studies how honest Korean people are. Take a look at how disturbing the video is at first. http://www.allkpop.com/buzz/2014/10/south-koreans-are-tested-on-honesty-in-a-subway-experiment Then see what remarkably happens. Who knows how scientific this study is, but on a personal note, I can agree … Continue reading How Honest are Koreans? Let’s take a look..
Tourism in Korea has been getting a bad rep these days due to tour companies thinking about money first. They have sneaky tactics, but there are some good companies out there that really want to do a good job for people coming to this country.
So I’ve been asked to do a tour in October for 50+ and counting people for the Reah Conference on Oct 1. When the sizes get this big, we end up doing only a fraction of what’s on our typical itinerary due to the slow nature and free time we need to allot. I need … Continue reading Tour Itinerary for Reah Conference
Getting from Point A to Point B.2014, so far has been a remarkable year for us. After winning the Viator award for Top 10 Guides, we saw people approaching us from all over the world to do tours for them or even ask us to do interviews. We even hosted Kelly Rowland of Destiny’s Child. … Continue reading The future of KoreanTourGuide.com