30 Amazing Things About South Korea That Prove Its A Whole Different World

30 Amazing Things About South Korea That Prove Its A Whole Different World

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What comes to your mind when South Korea is mentioned? The k-pop idols, tasty sweet, sour food, and k-dramas are probably the first things that pop up. But there’s a whole lot more to this place than their amazingly affordable skincare products, and we’d like to share them with our readers.

They have the most unusual flavored snacks, public facilities many people are jealous of, and unique quirks from the locals that made them so endearing. Even if you can’t experience them yourself, we’ll bring the stories to you!

By the end of this article, we’re sure a trip to the Korean Peninsula is set in stone in your mind!

“Just received this at my door! (On my last night of quarantine lol).”

Warsaw94

“This is the best I can do: Hello, For people who are currently suffering from the Corona-19 virus, we send our regards and sympathy. We (the food ministry?) are sending this “environment-friendly health package” constructed with environment-friendly crops. We hope this helps you get energy for your daily routine. Furthermore, we hope you get well soon to return to your daily life. You can do it! Fight it! Go South Korea!”

Well …That’s One Way To Encourage People To Use The Stairs.

jlstrout

“This subway car in Seoul has a mini library.”

YamhillScrub,Thejustjames

“Apartment complex in Korea being painted, so the painters shrouded all the cars in the parking lot to protect from splatter.”

lonelady75

“Took these in the same spot over the past year. Korea’s four seasons: Yeouido.”

Warsaw94

“Starbucks in Seoul offering used coffee grounds for gardening.”

danzon2

“This 2D café we visited in Seoul.”

aasquared3

This is not for ‘Cat Crossing.’ It is meant for ‘Caution: Cat is around.'”

constructional_HK

“Care package sent by the South Korean government on 2nd day of quarantine.”

Uvzxkwq

“Solar-powered benches here in Seoul, South Korea. Complete with USB and wireless charging docks.”

macgilla

“As the birthrate in South Korea plummets, rural schools are emptying. To save itself from closing, Daegu Elementary in Gangjin has enrolled older villagers and grandmothers like Wol-geum who have dreamed of learning to read.”

nytchangster

“Decades ago, Korean families often focused on educating their sons, and many girls were expected to stay home and look after siblings while their parents worked. ‘I couldn’t believe this was actually happening to me,’ Wol-geum said about going to school. ‘Carrying a school bag has always been my dream.'”

“I walk through this scene every time I get back from work.”

ilmioviaggioaseoul

“Pink explosion in Jeju City, Jeju Island, South Korea.”

HellsJuggernaut

“Modern Korea built around historic Korea (Seoul).”

wombatwizdom

“Glad to see my favorite tree standing healthy after this year’s numerous typhoons and landslides, South Korea.”

NathanielMerz

“Airports in Seoul provide a map to your gate on the back of your boarding pass.”

mikecrazy7

One of their visible efforts in combating the spread of the virus.

koryodynasty

A small store that sells warm soup on a snowy night.

pillter_

“South Korea puts traffic lights on the ground so that people who’re looking at their phones can still see the light.”

YuptheGup

“This hand-painted underside of a roof in Korea.”

wittynamehero