Gangwon Do South Korea Research Paper

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5 Days in Gangwon-do, South Korea How to make the most of your 5-day trip from Seoul Gangwon-do, a mountainous province located in northeast South Korea, is one of the best and cheapest winter destinations in East Asia. Even if it’s not winter, the beautiful mountains, like Seoraksan and Taebaeksan, and pristine beaches of the province are worth the trip. If you are looking to experience a different side of South Korea, then Gangwon-do might be for you! This 3-day suggested itinerary will lead you to the province’s famous tourist attractions and will help you make the most of your trip. Depending on your traveling priorities, you can certainly fine tune this itinerary to suit your needs. Things to know before traveling to Gangwon-do: Language - The official name for the Korean language is Hangeul and is used in the entire country. Unlike it's South East Asian neighbour, South Korea have only started interacting with foreigners in the late 80’s so do not expect everyone to speak any English. Speaking at least some Koreas phrases or attempting to learn is greatly appreciated by the locals. Some helpful phrases are as follows: Kamsa hamnida = Thank you Anyong haseyo = Hello or How are you? Olma eyo = How much? Yogi-yo = Please over here or Please come here Joesonghamnida = Sorry Etiquette - Greeting in South Korea is relaxed…show more content…
Start by having your traditional Korean breakfast at your hanok (traditional Korean style hotel). If breakfast is not included in the price of your accommodation, then head to a nearby local restaurant to get some Korean breakfast. After breakfast, take bus at Chuncheon Express bus terminal to Sokcho Express bus terminal. From there, take the bus 7 or 7-1 to Seoraksan National Park. The journey will take around 40 minutes and one way bus fare is 1,100 won. Please note, this is the same bus that you’ll need to take going back to Sokcho Express bus

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