Travel and Local Information Guide
Our Seoul information page gives a quick rundown of all the important facts that every first-time visitor needs when planning a trip to the capital of South Korea. As one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, Seoul is home to both modern and traditional cultures, historical sites and urban spaces, as well as ample dining and shopping opportunities.
This section covers unique particulars about Seoul, including what to expect from the weather, a guide to the city’s major airports, public transport, and even the essentials on major cultural celebrations. Ensuring a hassle-free vacation, this comprehensive travel and local information guide will help you navigate the city’s busy streets easily and conveniently.Read More
Good to Know/Tips
- Tipping is not a part of the Korean culture and it is not always necessary to tip a waiter or a taxi driver
- If you plan to use the ATMs in Seoul and withdraw money using a foreign card, ensure that the ATM has a global sign or the sign of your credit card company
- Most ATMs operate only from 09.00 to 23.00, though you might find some 24-hour ATMs in the city
- Make sure you travel with cash if you are planning on shopping at street markets and smaller shops as they do not accept credit cards.