Ready to make the most of your time in South Korea?
Ask yourself: do you really want to go to the same touristy places as everyone else? Or would you rather return home with some unique stories to tell and some awesome pictures to brag about? One Weird Globe guides are your key to enjoying the offbeat side of a city or area. Get off the beaten path and head to some awesome places most tourists have never heard of. Places are listed in alphabetical order, and the book is indexed by city and category for good measure.
Revamped and updated for 2016!
Buy now and start exploring the awesome side of South Korea.
This guidebook covers plenty of daytrip options from Seoul. A few highlights:
- Centuries-old tombs of royalty (UNESCO World Heritage sites!)
- A park of sculpted faces made from giant stones
- One of Korea's most unusual day spas
- An alcohol museum with lots of taste testing
- Museums dedicated to lights, pigs, and animation
This isn't just a list of places to go…One Weird Globe's mission is to make travel awesome, and to set you up to succeed. That means giving you plenty of info to prepare before you arrive:
- Icons – know at a glance if it's free, safe for kids, easy to find, etc.
- A brief intro to the city / country
- Recommended hostels / hotels
- What to bring, how to get around, how to connect to the internet, safety warnings, and more
About One Weird Globe guidebooks
One Weird Globe guidebooks offer a comprehensive look at a country. These are perfect if you prefer to do the planning yourself. You get recommendations to what to see and do, where to sleep, and most importantly, how to get there with clear directions and GPS coordinates. See also One Weird Globe introductions (great for a general overview of the country) and itineraries (great if you prefer having things planned out for you).
About the author
Chris Backe is the blogger behind One Weird Globe, a popular blog about offbeat destinations and life as an expat. His mission in life is to make travel awesome, and to set you up to succeed while traveling. He’s lived in Korea, Thailand, Colombia, and traveled to weird destinations across Europe. He’s also the founder of the Choose a Way series, the interactive travel guidebooks that put you in charge. He’s been seen in Atlas Obscura, io9, Fark, Mental Floss, Groove Magazine, and many other publications. When not traveling or writing, he enjoys swing dancing and a good game of Cards Against Humanity.