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Good things to know before you come to S.Korea

Good things to know before you come to S.Korea

There are many good things to know before you come to S.Korea. Here is some good tips that you should know.

1. Internet speed is amazing (WIFI is often free!)
Did you know that Korea has one of the fastest Internet speeds in the world? Seoul is the world’s most connected city. Wi-Fi is integrated into every subway station, platform, train, and many public spaces. You can surf and watch some videos by using the fast Internet in Korea!

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2. Transportation is efficient and inexpensive
There are a number of convenient transportation methods available to easily get around Korea. The subways in Korea serve the fast and affordable prices. When you arrive, pick up a T-money card, which can be used on public buses and the subway. You can also save money on the hassle of purchasing single journey subway tickets. Taxis are just about everywhere and fares, which are calculated based on time and distance, are inexpensive. Lastly, avoid black or “deluxe” taxis, which charge a premium for reportedly better services.

3. There is no tipping in Korea!
In Korea’s restaurant, tipping is not required or expected. You can simply go to restaurants and enjoy your food! So the food in Korea has an affordable price. Do not hesitate to try diverse Korean food!

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4. Online shopping is amazing!
Online shopping in Korea is very fast and convenient. Even if you order the night before, you can receive your order at dawn the next day. If you don’t have time to shop for groceries, you can just turn on your phone and order. Experience fast shopping in the world!

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5. South Korea is one of the lowest crime rates in the modern world.
South Korea has one of the lowest crime rates in the modern world. Most of the metropolitan areas remain mostly safe at any hour of the day. You might worry about North Korea. You don’t have to worry, because South Korea is protecting South Korea as an alliance with the United States army.