South Korea Seoul


The capital of South Korea, this megacity is known for its modern skyscrapers, ancient palaces, and the headquarters of tech giants like Samsung.

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Seoul is massively one of the most influential cities in the world, as the center of South Korea- a country full of gorgeous culture, tasty barbeque, sweet soju, and stunning nature. Any itinerary in Seoul is going to be packed, 24-hour spas, shopping sprees, mouthwatering street food, breathtaking temples, other-worldly malls, and more. Incredibly clean, easy to navigate, and full of surprises, we highly recommend Seoul for any jet setter looking for an adventure in 2022. If you travel in spring, be sure to catch the sight of hundreds of pale pink cherry blossom trees, or enjoy hiking the surrounding mountains for picturesque foliage in fall.

seeker 2 years ago

As one of Forbes' Top 50 in Travel, Seoul, South Korea is a vibrant city that seamlessly blends tradition and modernity. From its ancient palaces and temples to its futuristic architecture and bustling street markets, Seoul offers a unique experience for anyone looking to explore East Asia. Foodies will be delighted by the city's diverse culinary scene, while cultural enthusiasts will find plenty to appreciate in the museums, galleries, and performances scattered throughout the city.

seeker 1 year ago

Seoul is a glimmering city, full of excitement and fun. I am a big fan of Korean food, and I am ready to get creamy banana milk from the convenience store and fresh Tteok Poki from a street stall. Seoul is famous for both its breathtaking scenery and bustling city life. South Korea has remained open for tourism, so my 2022 goal is to have a summer excursion to this beautiful destination.

madeleineray 2 years ago

Seoul held the second summer games in Asia, a memorable occasion that brought the stunning city into the international eye. Featuring iconic moments in Olympic history, a chance for spectators around the world to discover the wonder of South Korea that remains a beloved destination worldwide, and proof that any obstacle can be overcome- Seoul 1988 was an awe-inspiring occasion that lives on in every summer Olympics to date.

seeker 3 years ago

Seoul, South Korea is a bustling city that seamlessly blends the old with the new, resulting in a unique cultural experience. Home to ancient temples, modern skyscrapers, delicious street food, and a thriving nightlife scene, Seoul is a must-visit destination for any traveler. From shopping at the famous Myeong-dong district to visiting the historic Gyeongbokgung Palace, there is always something to see and do in this vibrant city.

seeker 1 year ago

Seoul, the capital city of South Korea, is a bustling metropolis that juxtaposes ancient traditions with modern technology. Its historic palaces, temples, and museums showcase the country's rich cultural heritage, while its vibrant nightlife, shopping, and dining scenes offer visitors a taste of its contemporary lifestyle. With its efficient transportation system and friendly locals, Seoul is a must-visit for anyone traveling to Asia.

seeker 1 year ago

Seoul is a bustling metropolis that seamlessly blends traditional Korean culture with modern technologies and attractions. Visitors can explore historic sites such as Gyeongbokgung Palace and Namsan Tower, while also indulging in the city's trendy shopping districts and delicious street food. With its vibrant nightlife and friendly locals, Seoul is a must-visit destination for anyone looking to experience the best of both worlds.

seeker 1 year ago

With a dynamic fashion scene, gorgeous natural scenery, and modern buzz- Seoul is the beating heart of Korea, one of the most visually beautiful countries on the planet. With an emphasis on *aesthetics*, every corner is adnorned with style, from modernity and dynamic design, to wholesome visions of the past.

madeleineray 2 years ago

Seoul City is hands down one of the most instagrammable destinations that is perfect for the aesthetically conscious *cough* obsessed Libra. This beautiful city has some of the most breathtaking exhibits along with the best makeup and skincare shopping so that you can stock up for your pampering sessions.

madeleineray 3 years ago

Average direct flight time 4 hrs 4 mins

jeanlouise 3 years ago

Seoul Guides

  • Most Instagrammable Sweet Shops in Seoul

    madeleineray (Madeleine Ray)
    Whether you are looking for decadent cakes or soft-serve ice cream with quirky flavors- Seoul city has you covered. Part of the experience of enjoying tasty treats is the food design which provides our precious memories with equally precious images to hold close to our heart or share on social media. Seoul is one of my favorite places to visit in the world, and every time I go, I make sure to try a new sweet shop and take *a lot* of pictures. Here are some of the most aesthetic and of course, tasty sweet shops in the city.
  • Most Haunted Places In Asia

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Beach vacations, riverside picnics, and a notorious history that remains to this day in the whispers of ghost sightings and mysterious happenings; things are not always as they seem. From abandoned amusement parks steeped in decay to mysterious water spirits witnessed lurking in glistening shores- these destinations are for the adventurous. As Halloween gets closer, we are digging into our archive of spooky destinations across the planet, and these spots throughout Asia are some of the most chilling. Beware, don’t say we didn’t warn you.
  • Do Before I Die Art Galleries

    madeleineray (Madeleine Ray)
    These are the museums that dreams are made of. I put an emphasis on architectural design and the quality of items on display and chose a selection of galleries from the world's most renowned. This list is for any art lover seeking to get lost amongst culturally significant exhibits and breathtaking architecture. #seekerchallenge
  • Coolest Places To Develop Film Around The World

    madeleineray (Madeleine Ray)
    As someone obsessed with using film, I always have to look up the best and most reliable spots for development and printing in every city I visit. These are just a few cozy spots that stood out, diamonds in the rough, who provided excellent service and incredible quality. For those who are also obsessed with quality film development, or just looking to discover something new about the photography world, consider stopping by these off-the-beaten-path spots in some of the most exciting cities of the world on your next vacay.
  • Amazing Ice Cream Spots Around The World

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Nothing beats velvety and sweet scoops wrapped in a crunchy cone to combat a sweltering summer day. We are *big* fans of ice cream, and across the world, we have made it our mission to sample the locally loved parlors. From fruity watermelon Gelato in the south of France to decadent chocolate sundaes in Brooklyn, ice cream is something that is cherished worldwide. Visit these amazing destinations to indulge in some creamy, icy, goodness and create some bubblegum-flavored, rainbow sprinkled memories that will last forever.
  • Theme & Amusement Parks

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Grab your favorite snack and get ready for the epic highs and lows that come with a good coaster. We are obsessed with sampling amazing theme parks during our travels, whether you want cutesy rides for the entire family or are seeking to scream your face off- we know a place! Check out this awesome list of crazy parks across the globe for your next exciting adventure.
  • World Heritage Sites in Asia

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Across the vast, diverse continent of Asia, there are seemingly endless World Heritage Sites to explore. Visit the sparse atomic bomb dome in Hiroshima, or walk for hours along the towering Great Wall of China. From sprawling rustic temple grounds to ancient statues of civilizations past- here is a collection of some of the prominent World Heritage Sites in Asia.
  • Cheap Flights From the Philippines

    jeanlouise (Jean Tiston)
    Philippines is an archipelago in Southeast Asia and so the best way to and from here is through air travel. Here are some destinations in our neighboring countries you can get for cheap. (Especially during seat sales of local airlines). Note: International travel in my part of the world is still restricted but I can still dream and plan for the future. With the vaccine roll out already in progress, I'm optimistic that the time for travel is already in sight. Always check with local travel guidelines. Travel safely and responsibly. Flight durations are from SkyScanner.
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  • Bucket List

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  • Places I Want To Go in 2022

    madeleineray (Madeleine Ray)
    It's a fresh new year and this is officially my travel vision board. Feeling nostalgic for times past in 2022 I want to revisit some of the most important places I have traveled in my lifetime, and maybe check off a few new bucket list items. From Tokyo to Vancouver, this is my entirely personal 2022 travel wishlist that is sure to be added onto frequently.
  • Cities To Visit In 2022

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Hello, 2022! From established tourist destinations to cities on the verge of stardom in the digital nomad scene, these destinations are glittering and sparkling fresh for some new adventures. Experience an authentic St. Patty's day in Dublin, or head south for an authentic taste of Cinco de Mayo in Puebla, Mexico (or both!). Whether you are seeking an international city or a beachside paradise for your next big vacation, we promise you won't want to miss this list. Bon Voyage!
  • Best Cities For Street Photography

    madeleineray (Madeleine Ray)
    These cities are known globally for being some of the most impactful on fashion, art, and design- let's just say this list is for the photographers who might be having some "writer's block" per se. With an artsy atmosphere brimming throughout the streets, dynamic architecture, and an inspiring population- these destinations are easily some of the most visually stunning on the planet. Be sure to pack extra film, and have plenty of space on your memory card.
  • Top 50 Cities Around the World

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    In case you need inspo for your next big vacay we put together a list of the most popular and iconic tourist destinations around the world. Including the lush streets of Singapore, the ancient ruins in Athens, the always sunny paradise of Miami, and everything you can imagine in between. As professional travelers, we know that these destinations are sure to provide whatever it is you seek in your excursions.
  • Where #VoyageDiva Has Traveled - Outside the US

    laurenmack (Lauren Mack)
    The places Lauren Mack has explored outside the U.S.
  • Last 10 Cities That Hosted The Summer Olympics

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    We took a little trip down memory lane and *virtually* visited the 10 most recent Summer Olympic Games host cities. Check out how each city celebrated the occasion, and consider adding these exciting destinations to your bucket list. The Olympics have long been an international celebration dedicated to promoting travel and connection between countries far and wide, and with the current games underway, get in the spirit and let's take a look at these iconic, historical destinations.
  • Do Before I Die Destinations

    chiefseeker (Jody Vandergriff)
    This is my big bucket list of places to see before I die. #seekerchallenge
  • Best Travel Destinations for Libras

    madeleineray (Madeleine Ray)
    Libras are always seeking balance in everything that they do. Being such indecisive individuals as they are, I decided to step in as a travel-obsessed libra who is always seeking the best spots for like-minded folks. So, if you're seeking aesthetics, art, culture, and a touch of chaos- here are my top libra-approved travel destinations to narrow down your options a little more.
  • Capital Cities in Asia

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Explore beneath the glittering pink lights of Beijing, hop on a plane to the bustling metropolis of Seoul, discover sandy coastline cities and wander ancient temples of civilizations past- we present our collection of capital cities in Asia. Asia is a massive continent deeply rich in history with diverse cultures, these awe-inspiring destinations are sure to be future backdrops of life-changing adventures to come.