What You Should Know Before Traveling to South Korea
The first thing you will have to know that South Korea isn’t the same as North Korea. They are different countries with different regulations. The relations between two counties are not very good. South Korea has the population of 51.302.044 people. The size of the country is 98.480km². The capital city is Seoul. The country code is +82. It has borders with China, North Korea and a ferry is used to transport people to Japan. If you are planning to visit South Korea, you need a visa. However, citizens of 109 countries will receive their visa on arrival. It is valid for 30 to 90 days. You must know that overstaying is strictly forbidden and you will be punished, so do not overstay, not just one day. In order to get the right information about visa requirements, you will have to contact your embassy. The best and the fastest way to go to South Korea is by plane. This country has 7 international airports. They are: Cheongju, Daegu, Incheon International Airport, Muan, Busan (Gimhae Airport), Jejua and Seoul. You can travel by train, but traveling from North Korea is impossible. However, you can use a train from other countries. The official language is Korean. It is very difficult to understand and talk this language. But, citizens under 40 years of age, understand the English language well. Elderly Koreans understand Japanese language. The official currency is the won. Many restaurants and hotels will accept your credit card. Among the most accepted are Visa and MasterCard. There are a lot of ATMs, but most of them do not accept foreign credit cards.