Everyday rituals of the South Koreans that look surprising to the rest of the world
This small country keeps attracting millions of tourists every year, and this is not surprising - South Korea is a place of contrasts, where advanced technologies go hand in hand with ancient traditions. How do they do it? Let's find out together.
#1 South Koreans are fans of technology
#2 The Koreans use a different method to count age than most of the world
#3 A lot of shops, cafes, and fast food chains work 24/7
#4 In South Korean supermarkets, you can often try food for free
#5 Government pays special attention to pregnant women
Every mother-to-be can also receive a special subway chip - it connects with a special sign installed in subway trains, which lights up when the pregnant woman with a chip boards the train, reminding the passengers to give up their seat for an expecting mother.
In some parts of the country, there are also special pink parking lots for pregnant women.
#6 Why do the letter F indicates the 4th floor in South Korean elevators?
#7 Koreans show that they care about someone by asking if they are eating well
#8 Companies have to shut off computers to avoid overwork
#9 South Korea boasts not only its high-tech cities, but also spectacular natural views
You can take a one-hour flight from Seoul to get to Jeju Island, one of the most popular destinations:
Beautiful Pathway of Songaksan Mountain:
Sunrise at Jeju Do Seongsan Ilchulbong:
The beauty of the dawn sunrise at Suncheon bay, a coastal wetland located in the southern part of the country:
Which fact surprised you the most? What do you think should we learn from the South Koreans? Would you like to visit this country one day? Or have you already been there?
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