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Add any of these to your future SoKor itinerary!
There are many reasons to visit South Korea. On top of our mind, you have to go there to visit the palaces and hanok villages, shop for beauty products, take photos of Korean drama locations, and, of course, trying out the food!
She's snapped shots at the spots of Start-up, It’s Okay To Not Be Okay and Crash Landing On You
This momma booked her flight and packed her bags to go to South Korea—talk about living the K-Drama fangirl dreams! Imee, a Filipina based in Seoul, has been visiting the filming locations of some of our favorite K-dramas.TOP STORY: We Found the Exact Beach
I witnessed their meeting in Seoul. Let me tell you how it happened!
It was a chilly November when I first met Anne Curtis in person—we were at a brunch buffet at the posh Shilla Hotel in Seoul. We were both flown in by Louis Vuitton for the luxury house's flagship store opening and presentation
From classic tourist destinations to underrated spots.
On February 26, the Philippines imposed travel restrictions on South Korea because of COVID-19. That was also the day I was flying home from Seoul, so I guess you could say I was one of the last few people who got to travel
Bookmark this for your future itinerary!
From the breathtaking views of Namsan Seoul Tower to the kaleidoscope paintings scattered around the Ihwa Mural Village, it’s no secret that South Korea’s filled with wondrous sites to behold. That said, while you’ve probably already heard of or seen the country’s
It definitely caught our attention!
It’s not new for K-drama fans to have an urge to find out where our favorite dramas were filmed. In fact, we make it our goal to be able to visit the filming sites and snap a photo similar to the iconic
Mostly found in Itaewon, obviously.
There’s no denying the success of webtoon-based Korean drama Itaewon Class. Its last episode garnered its highest TV rating, averaging a viewer rating of 16.5 percent nationwide as per Nielsen Korea’s statistics. Thanks to this feat, the series currently holds the second
It's a protective measure against the rapidly-spreading COVID-19.
UPDATE: As of Wednesday, February 26, Malacañang Palace has declared that the Philippines is officially barring its citizens from traveling to South Korea as a protective measure against the COVID-19, which is spreading like wildfire in the East Asian nation.Only exempted from
They're imposing a temporary travel ban.
South Korea has suspended all visa-free entry to Jeju Island, barring Filipino tourists and 61 other foreign countries from easily entering the country without an approved visa.The new measure was placed in light of the novel coronavirus outbreak. “This temporary measure is
We're hoping it pushes through!
Planning to visit Jeju Island with your friends this 2020? You may be in luck, as the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the Philippines has posted on December 20 that a "visa-free system" for tourist groups is in the works!"The
Make the most of your free time!
So you've got a long layover in Seoul—lucky you! But now you might be wondering what to do with your precious visa-free hours to roam around the city. (FYI, those who have connecting flights to a third country don't need a visa
Planning to go to South Korea soon?
We're not yet over the magical world of Hotel Del Luna! If you're also a huge fan who's planning to visit South Korea anytime soon, then you might want to add the filming locations of this top-rated K-drama to your itinerary. Below,
We're keeping our fingers crossed!
Traveling to South Korea visa-free is now proving to be a strong possibility. Yonhap News, a government-funded South Korean news agency, reports that a package of policy measures have been announced in an attempt to aid the dwindling economy of the country’s
Go beyond the capital for a unique experience!
For all the tourists who dream of traveling to South Korea, Seoul is normally the first—if not the only—place on their list. We can't blame them, though—the ultra-modern city boasts of several iconic tourist spots, including K-drama filming locations, the dynamic shopping and
You read that right!
In case you've been itching to roam South Korea, beloved land of all things K-drama and K-pop, you'll love this. The SoKor embassy has declared that there are officially three ways you can acquire visa-free entry into the country. You read that
Planning a jaunt to SoKor soon?
Leave it to Laureen Uy to make us crave another Seoul, South Korea jaunt even more than we already do. She was very recently in K-town with luxury e-retailer Luisaviaroma, and naturally, every single one of her OOTDs were 100% covetable.As expected from
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If you're planning a vacation to South Korea anytime soon, then we suggest you start filing for your visas early! The Korean embassy has recently announced on its website that they will be increasing the number of days to process the visas.Visa
Now it's going to be easier to pay the land of Hallyu a visit.
If, like us, you're enamored with K-pop and K-dramas, fascinated by the Joseon and Goryeo eras, and obsessed with samgyupsal or anything made with kimchi, then you'll love this. South Korea is relaxing visa requirements for Filipino visitors!According to South Korean ambassador
Time to visit the land of skin care!
Feeling inspired by Anne Curtis and Erwan Heussaff's latest photos in South Korea? Well, it seems that the stars have aligned! Getting into South Korea just became easier—Manila Bulletin reports that tourists who want to visit the land of K-beauty can do so