the Republic of Korea (informal name of the country, widely used in Russian-language press — South Korea) occupies the southern part of the Korean Peninsula, and numerous Islands. The largest is Jeju island located at the extreme southern tip of the Peninsula. Washed by the waters of Japan and the Yellow sea, the South — Korean Strait.
One of the places that are well worth visiting while travelling in Korea, can be called Ulsan is a city located in South Korea, in its South-Eastern part. This port city, one of the largest industrial cities in Korean.
Speaking of Ulsan, it is impossible not to mention that here comes out from the conveyor so popular among Russian motorists the products of famous corporations Hyundai, or a Hyundai, as they say. This engineering giant is owned and shipyard, located in Ulsan.
Even among the industrial attractions of the city can be called one of the world’s largest oil refineries, a plant producing mineral fertilizers. The two ports emphasizes the industrial side of town. Excellent prospects are opening up for fans of industrial tourism!
One of the oldest lighthouses in the country — a beacon of Ulgi. When visiting the lighthouses Ulsan guide will tell the tourists about the fascinating history of the evolution of the local lighthouses from the first Continue reading
Koreans consider themselves happy people. Probably because Murphy’s law doesn’t work. Sandwiches in Korea ever oil not falling down because no oil, no them, no they are not. And Yes, the term “sandwich” to them, probably not an ideal fit, except that from the point of view of uniformity of purpose with our bread smeared with butter.
Rice, sliced vegetables, scrambled eggs, ham or fish wrapped in a dry leaf pressed seaweed. The resulting sausage cut into several pieces and “kimbap” Korean sandwich is ready. Sending a child to school, caring mom will definitely put him in the backpack kimpap for lunch.
Wherever there is a Korean student, at school or on excursions, everywhere there is special food area. At the entrance of the wooden Cutlery these children must remove their shoes. Chairs and tables no, Koreans used to eat sitting on the floor, cross-legged. By the way, Korean doctors say that in this situation food is digested best.
Korean grocery market from a variety of dazzled. Most surprising is the virtual absence of flies, the indispensable bazaars of the Russian inmates. They’re not here, even there where they sell fresh seafood. The secret is simple – sticky spiral, and which can be bought at every step. Not all that sold Continue reading
“Supplement and snacks at an additional cost” – shares his experience of the writer Pak sun Mi after visiting Japan.
The same trend is observed in the most populous country in the world – China.
In Korea, the same free replacement supplements and snacks in the restaurant (if ordering one or two main dishes) – it is a fact.
No tips! If in most Asian countries this rule, just accept it, but in Korea at the lack of tips don’t take offense, because not wait.
Travelers who attempt to leave a tip, chasing the restaurant staff with one goal: to return the money! Which is not true of the United States, where customers are chasing, if the tip is not large enough.
Mountaineering instructor Kang sung Wu, who often visits her sister in Virginia, is astonished: “ Every time I pay for the drinks at the bar in the U.S., the bartender asks if I need a change. Why should I give to someone?!”.
In Korea its legitimate surrender do not need to ask, and tips we have already spoken.
Another nice tourist feature: often you do not simply get laid the change, but also additional bonuses. For example, taxi drivers in Korea during the period 12 midnight to 6 am reduces standard Continue reading