Information about South Korea

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In this category users will read about the economy, society, traditions, cultural events, even about Korean beauty secrets.

coronavirus in Korea information

Coronavirus in Korea

Daily report on COVID19 cases inside South Korea As a part of our effort to provide more information to foreigner travelers coming to Korea, here you will find a daily report on COVID-19 cases inside South Korea: Today, Thursday March 31st, the Korean government reported 320,743 new cases. The total of cases now stands at …

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travel to korea during 2022

Travel to Korea during 2022

After 2 long years and plenty of setbacks along the way, Korea is finally ending its mandatory quarantine for travelers. Although it is not for everyone, this means travel to Korea during 2022 is actually possible. To be honest, borders were never fully closed, but the mandatory quarantine and travel restrictions made it extremely difficult …

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South Korea is the new destination for health tourism

South Korea is the new destination for health tourism According to the Korean Tourism Organization over 2.5 million foreigners have received medical treatment at Korean medical institutions since 2009. Moreover, during the last 13 years, the total number of “medical travelers” has increased 22.7% per year (excluding the COVID-19 crisis). The key point for this …

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FAQ about Korea-Singapore Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL)

Visit Korea from singapore

Travel to Korea: rules and best practices Covid-19 restrictions has made traveling abroad for medical or aesthetic purposes a difficult task. Luckily, starting November 15th, 2021, Singaporeans and Singapore foreign residents can travel to Korea without quarantine. To visit Korea from Singapore became easier, but still, travelers most know and follow the official requirements. From …

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Food guide in Korea (for medical tourist)

Food guide in Korea (for medical tourists)

Food court in Korean hospitals Let’s see first what you can find inside food courts at Korean medical institutions. 갈비탕 (Galbi-tang)Mild broth with beef short ribs 설렁탕 (Seolleongtang)Rich stock made from beef leg bones with addition of beef slices, fine noodles and green onion. Served unsalted. 칼국수 (Kal-guksu)Beef, chicken or seafood broth, with thick noodles …

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Flying to South Korea_ COVID-19 regulations

Flying to South Korea: COVID-19 regulations

After months of strict COVID-19 regulations, the Korean government is starting to relax the conditions for foreigner travelers flying to South Korea. For now, November 2021, nationals from countries not requiring visa to enter Korea can apply for a quarantine exemption at any Korean Embassy or Consulate. This rule is ONLY for those fully vaccinated, …

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