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  • South Korea occupies the southern half of the Korean Peninsular

  • which sits between China and Japan.

  • The nation is a land of contrasts with an abundance of high tech cities and industries,

  • but also a strong culture and traditions stretching back thousands of years.

  • Over the last 50 years South Korea has changed dramatically

  • emerging as one of Asia's most dynamic economies.

  • The nations capital Seoul is one of the world's great mega-cities.

  • Here the locals love to have fun in the countless bars, casinos and theatres,

  • not to mention entire neighbourhoods dedicated to South Korea's other great love,

  • shopping.

  • However, Korean traditions run deep and this city of 10 million people

  • is also home to dozens of ornate temples and palaces.

  • There are many beautiful coastal areas in South Korea where it's easy

  • to mingle with locals and enjoy a more relaxed beach-side lifestyle.

  • A holiday atmosphere abounds and there are many amusement and theme parks.

  • The mountainous areas are beautiful and are easily accessible by cable cars

  • and paved pathways and offer incredible scenery.

  • The countryside also abounds in parklands, gardens and waterfalls

  • that are exquisite all year round.

  • All over the country you'll find museums and art galleries of every kind

  • with exhibits ranging from fine art to the outright quirky.

  • With a long history and deep traditions South Korea has many well preserved

  • military and religious sites as well as historically important ruins.

  • The mix of modern and traditional culture, a long and complex history,

  • and warm and friendly people make a holiday in South Korea truly unforgettable.

South Korea occupies the southern half of the Korean Peninsular

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Korea Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

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    Jane   posted on 2015/10/13
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