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  • 작성일 : 2019-11-18 11:08:08
  • Homepage : https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2019/07/251_271542.html
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    "Foreign visitors to Korea will be able to use an automated immigration service without prior registration when departing the country at the nation's major airports starting July 10, according to the Ministry of Justice. The ministry said foreigners aged 17 or older who have provided facial and fingerprint records at the time of entry are eligible to use the service. When leaving Korea, they can use automated immigration checkpoints at Incheon, Gimhae, Gimpo, Jeju and Daegu international airports and Busan Port."


  • "Do you want to share your travel experiences real-time on Facebook and Instagram? Or do you have to make calls and send text messages while traveling in South Korea? Among many options for you to get accessed to the mobile internet and stay connected in Korea, here are the two most popular options that are commonly used by travelers: Prepaid SIM Card and WiFi Egg, or WiFi Router. See which option is ideal for you based on your needs and s..
  • "Do you want to use your phone in Korea with a prepaid SIM Card? No worries! We’ve got you covered!"
  • "One of the best ways for travel-hungry twenty-somethings to explore The Land of the Morning Calm is on an H-1 visa. This entry visa, also known as the Working Holiday Visa, allows anyone from this list of 25 countries between the ages of 18 and 30 to spend a year in South Korea working, studying and travelling. The countries eligible for this visa all have memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with South Korea, which give their young citize..
  • "From authentic Korean cooking classes to mountain hikes with stunning sunset city views, there’s a little something for every traveler on Airbnb’s Seoul experiences list. If you’re not familiar with the concept, Airbnb experiences are one-of-a-kind activities created and hosted by locals who want to share their knowledge, passion and unique skills with travelers. Amongst the over 400 experiences listed on the Airbnb site, we’ve se..
  • “You’ve probably heard this saying before – 'Well begun is half done'. So, where does your trip begin? The airport, of course! The airport is where you’ll be able to acquire all your gadgets and gizmos to get you on the smooth-sailing boat onwards. Especially when you’re traveling to a country like Korea where you can book almost anything online, complete half of your journey before you even land in Korea!”
  • "We are Jay & Dy living in South Korea and love to travel all around the world. I am a marketer worked in Korea and the US and Dy is a visual designer who majored in sculpture. We experienced so much trouble during our world travel. And it made us start this blog to help visitors to enjoy Korea travel more by providing all about Korea as possible as we can. . We are always open to answer all the things about our posts and traveling in..
  • "Winter in Korea is a whole other experience that you can’t miss as unique sites, attractions, and culture become available with the change of season. It’s a great place to spend your winter holiday. In this post, we listed some of the places to see and things to do in Korea during winter."
  • "South Korea is a well-developed country with plenty of top-notch hospitals and clean drinking water, but it still has a few bugs which can make you ill. Find out how to avoid them here." Read more from World Nomads.
  • "South Korea’s immigration control policy is characterized by tensions between the need for unskilled migrant workers, who have been actively recruited through a government supported program, and the objective of controlling the influx of unauthorized immigrants. The government stepped up efforts to curb undocumented migration in the early 1990s, but the lack of consensus between different political actors resulted in the hesitant implem..
  • "Getting deported is not fun. I should know. But I did learn a few things that are worth sharing."
  • "1. Trying to act natural when riding public transportation or anywhere else where there’s a lot of Korean people in one room
    2. Trying to telepathically remind people younger than you that it’s okay to call you by your first name
    3. Calling older people by their first name or trying to break the age barrier and treating them as if they’re your buddies"
  • "As the distribution of cell phones, smart phones and related mobile devices increases in Korea, public phone booths are steadily decreasing. However, there are still some public phone booths at popular sites, bus stops, and subway stations. Korean public phones generally provide local and international call services alike with payment accepted by coins or phone cards."
  • "Hotel tax refund is applicable to international tourists who stay in certified hotels within Korea for less than 30 days. In order to receive the tax refund, eligible recipients should be scheduled to leave Korea within 3 months from their check-out date." Read more from VisitKorea.or.
  • "Tourist police assistance is available to international visitors at major tourist attractions, not only to prevent crime, but also to provide tour information and resolve any inconvenient issues. If you experience any misconduct or discrimination as a tourist, ask for help from the officers wearing navy jackets and black berets." Read more from VisitKorea.or.
  • "Foreign visitors to Korea will be able to use an automated immigration service without prior registration when departing the country at the nation's major airports starting July 10, according to the Ministry of Justice. The ministry said foreigners aged 17 or older who have provided facial and fingerprint records at the time of entry are eligible to use the service. When leaving Korea, they can use automated immigration checkpoints a..
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  • "The Korean peninsula provides ideal conditions for calling of cruise ships. Dotted with thousands of islands, the shorelines in the south and west offer a natural environment to house ships, while the deep depth of water along the east coast allows easy access even for bigger ships. Along these ports you can discover a flourishing city flush up against beautiful mountains, a volcanic island recognized as a UNESCO World Natural Heritage, w..
  • "Do you want more than just a place to stay? We do, too. For an all-inclusive experience, check out these picks for Korea’s 10 best resorts. Sports, sightseeing, spas, and more are rolled into one at these luxurious destinations."
  • "Korea offers a set of unique hotels made for an unforgettable experience. Travel with your dog and spoil him with the extraordinary service at the Hotel Cappuccino in Seoul. Or stay in a cruise-shape hotel built over a hill with a precious ocean view in the Sun Cruise Resort. No matter which kind of taste or requirements you need for your trip, Korea has it all." Read on to discover the most distinctive places to stay in Korea!
  • "Planning a vacation to the land of K-drama and K-pop? Filipinos can avail of the following options. The embassy of the Republic of Korea in the Philippines on Thursday said there are 3 ways on how travelers could go to the country visa-free."

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