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K Pop aside, South Korea is one of the most amazing places on the planet. If you are dreaming about something different, extraordinary to satisfy your travel bug, we will present you with 50 reasons why you need to visit S. Korea as soon as possible.

A travel duo Hammer and Guillaume, who run a blog, A Fun Couple, shared their fascination with this country and went in-depth to explain what it feels not just to visit but to live in South Korea.

From education for your dog to subways with mini-libraries, culture, traditions, and the future blend perfectly, and yes, you will be making travel arrangements once you are done with these images and stories that follow them.

Our hosts, Hammer and Guillaume, are from Hong Kong and France, respectively, and it is safe to say that they were not that easy to impress. But South Korea did, and here is why.

#1 Subway Car With A Library? We’ll Take It!

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

South Korea is a country of contrasts, where past and future live in perfect harmony. The couple presented every aspect on their blog, but the main reason they fell in love with the country might surprise you:

“South Koreans are very welcoming and positive-minded people. We met so many great people here and made very good friends. Therefore, we highly recommend South Korea as an ex-pat destination.”

#2 Nothing, Not Even All Mighty Typhoons Can Harm This Magnificent Tree

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

A Fun Couple faced some challenges since not many apps or files are in English. But things are looking up, and a language barrier is a minor annoyance. On the other side, there is a beautiful country full of natural wonders and open-minded people.

#3 Four Seasons The South Korean Way

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

The whole concept “work hard, play hard” is taken quite literally in South Korea.

They usually work 52 hours per week and hang out with coworkers outside working hours. So, getting used to less sleep is a challenge.

A big issue still is unpaid overtime. But, the country is always working on improving life-work balance and making your every day more straightforward.

#4 Seoul Airport Provides You With A Map So You Don’t Get Lost

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

The hard-working South Koreans are also extremely generous, and their solidarity is extraordinary. Hammer and Guillaume explained their sense of belonging by one example:

“An aspect that’s really astonishing and will help you understand what we mean by that is the gold collecting campaign.”

“In 1998, South Korea was about $304 billion in debt to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). As a national sacrifice, 3.5 million Koreans donated their gold to the government to repay part of the debt. About 227 tons of gold were donated voluntarily during that event. Impressive, right?!”

“This sense of solidarity can be felt in everyday life in Korea. For example, during the pandemic, people were very supportive of each other. Koreans made a joint effort to keep social distancing rules and wear masks at all times. This is also why South Korea was seen as a benchmark when managing the COVID crisis in its early stage.”

#5 Korean Ktx Trains Play Healing Broadcasts Of New Born Puppies Because You Deserve It

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

Our tour guides know that you would instead go to Thailand or Japan. But, they love South Korea, and that is why they spend years in this country:

“We were excited but also curious to live in a country that continues to develop fast yet remains a bit unknown to the Western world.”

#6 Pink Explosion Available Only In Jeju City, Jeju Island

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#7 The South Korean Government Really Wants You To Quarantine In Style

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

For those who need to quarantine, the government of South Korea sends “environment-friendly health packages.” It also has a note for those suffering from Covid-19, basically wishing you a speedy recovery and a quick return to everyday life.

The note ends with “You can do it” and “Fight it,” Though it is not the cure, it is a beautiful gesture, showing that someone cares.

#8 South Korea Encourages Illiterate Grandmothers To Enroll In School And Get Their Education

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

Continue enjoying mesmerizing photos, and visit A Fun Couple for more info on visiting and living in South Korea!

#9 A Building Is Being Painted, So The Workers Made Sure To Cover Up All The Cars, Just In Case

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#10 Seoul’s Starbucks Offering Used Coffee For Gardening Is So Thoughtful

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#11 If You Are In Quarantine Of Fighting Covid 19 At Home, You Get Food Delivered At Your Door

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#12 This Is Handpainted Temple Of The Roof And We Are Speechless

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#13 This Is A Common Scenery All Year Round

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#14 The Sign Says “Caution: Cat Is Around” And It Is Just Too Pure

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#15 Seoul’s 2D Cafe

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#16 Modern And Historic Worlds Can Co-exist

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#17 Tiny Restaurant Under Snow, Just Like In Fairytales

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#18 USB, Chargers, And Yes, Those Are Solar Powered Benches

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#19 Bukhansan’s Trail

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#20 Root Bench – Installation By Architect Yong Ju Lee In Hangang Art Park

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#21 Traffic Lights Everywhere, In Case You Are Staring At Your Phone And Crossing The Road

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#22 In Case It Melts, Your Hands Will Be Clean

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#23 This Scenery

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#24 Majestic Old Pine Tree, Daedunsan

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#25 In Ansan City You Get To A Place To Rest Every Half Kilometer

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#26 Rainbow Chips Looks So Tasty

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#27 Latte Or Art? You Decide

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#28 Showing Organizing Skills Even During The Pandemic

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#29 This Is A TV Channel For Dogs, And No, This Is Not A Drill

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#30 Welcome To Club Chroma In Seoul, The Largest Nightclub In The World

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#31 Use Stairs Whenever You Can

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#32 Daegaksa Temple Near Jongmyo Shrine, Seoul

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#33 Every City Should Have An Escalator Sanitizer

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#34 These Roads Are Cleaning Themselves

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#35 Yes, You Can Get Toilet Paper To Test Out

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#36 Cakes Come With Candles And Matches Hidden In A Plastic Knife

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#37 Minimalistic And Tranquilizing South Korean Architecture

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#38 Take This Train, And Get Your Karaoke Booth

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#39 Wavy GT Tower In Seoul

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#40 This Is A Pump Toothpaste That Knows How Much You Need For Squeaky Clean Pearly Whites

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#41 Totoro Says Hi

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#42 Check Your Flight Into Through This Polite Robot

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#43 Real Library In Seoul Is Every Book Lover’s Dream

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#44 Automatic Ramen Dispenser

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#45 1000 Doors Building In Seoul Is Breathtaking

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#46 A Sauron’s Tower In Seoul

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#47 Cherry Blossom Coke Looks So Chic!

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#48 Walk-Through Covid-19 Test Booths

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#49 You Will Go Bananas For These Stickers You Get For Purchasing Bananas

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

#50 Pay Your Respects: The 4th Floor Button In The Elevator Is “F Because 4 Sounds Same As Death”

South Korea Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It