Find your ‘Ki’ (Spirit), ‘Heung’ (Excitement), ‘Jeong’ (Affection)
Seoul with its mix of ancient and modern, its high tech, old fashioned bustling markets and its myriad of palaces and temples makes a great stopover for travellers to Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
So begin an inspiring experience in Korea’s capital Seoul!
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But that’s not all.
Stay a little longer and discover more of Korea: its UNESCO World Heritage sites, the beaches of Jeju – there’s so much to explore!
For the ultimate north Asia holiday, combine Korea with a trip to Japan or China. Daily flights from Seoul to the major cities of Japan and China make such a holiday easy peasy!
South Korea boasts a rich and interesting culture of Buddhist and Confucian art but is often overlooked by travellers. South Korea’s art scene continues to flourish giving with its “Korean wave” of popular culture sweeping across Asia. Combine this with Korea’s 12 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, it’s mix of ancient and high tech, a trip to the DeMilitarised Zone between South and North Korea and you’ll have one of the most unique and amazing trips of your life!
The mix of ancient and modern in South Korea is displayed perfectly its capital Seoul. With a buzzing atmosphere and incredible nightlife, ancient palaces and temples, buzzing markets and street food, the vibrancy and beauty of Seoul will hit the moment you arrive.
Hong Kong: Hong Kong’s vibrant, densely populated urban centre is a major port and global financial hub with a skyscraper-studded skyline. Central (the business district) features architectural landmarks like I.M. Pei’s Bank of China Tower.
Shanghai: At the mouth of the Yangtze River you'll find the extensive skyline of Shanghai, a bustling, cosmopolitan metropolis. The most populated city in the world, Shanghai guarantees a lot of adventure.
Beijing: Visit Beijing and be inspired. This ancient city is one of the most populated in the world, and as such is heaving with energy, vibrancy, and history. The mysterious Forbidden City is ripe for exploration as is the Great Wall.
Guangzhou: Situated on the Pearl River is the ‘goat city' of Guangzhou, a scenic retreat to a world of picturesque beauty. Find spiritual serenity in the Temple of the Six Banyan Trees, or discover a natural haven in the South China Botanical Garden.
Tokyo: Slick Tokyo is a vast, sprawling city with seemingly unlimited amusements, shops, bars, and restaurants. Towering skyscrapers loom overhead, whilst traces of the old Japan can be found amongst shrines and temples.
Kyoto: Yin and Yang unite in Kyoto, where modernity intermingles with tradition, street food is interspersed with glamorous international gastronomy, and world heritage sites give way to hip cafes and modern art galleries.
Osaka: Osaka is a compact, exhilarating city with a spirit that belies its war-torn history. Be dazzled by the neon lights bouncing off the Dotombori Canal as you wander across Ebisubashi Bridge for a taste of that quintessential Japanese madness in Dotombori.
Hiroshima: Hiroshima is best known as the first city in history bombed by a nuclear weapon. Nowadays the various activities available in Hiroshima amuse all visitors from all over the world.