A mix of South Korea ☸

This is a brief entry of when I was living in Seoul.

South Korean culture is unique in a sense where the culture is actually a mix of multiple other cultures. Together, they form the “Korean” culture which is unique to them.

In ancient monuments, historical sites & religion too, you will definitely notice the Chinese influence. Also in terms of religion & language, one can observe the many European styled cathedrals; as there are many Korean Catholics here. For the language part, most Koreans are able to speak perfect English, which shows that influence from the west is very strong.

And finally, for those Koreans not proficient in English language… You can be sure that most of them are able to speak rather fluent Japanese. That’s probably because Korea & Japan are neighbors and many Koreans will be sure to have at least one relative who resides in Japan.

As for the Japanese influence in Korean architecture, this would be the modern buildings, skyscrapers and of course; the shopping streets.

A mix-mash of east, south & west. This is what makes makes South Korea unique.

So… what’re you waiting for? Come ‘n’ visit Seoul right now!

I’m sure you’ll love it!

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36 thoughts on “A mix of South Korea ☸

  1. Emi

    So cool, I would love to visit South Korea one day, it seems like a lovely place to go for tours and shopping ^^

    Thanks for sharing, it’s nice to know more about South Korea ^^ Especially their language!!

    恵美より ♥
    http://www.emi-doll.blogspot.jp

  2. Thank you! Really liked yours as well! I am a new follower :)!

    Fashion gets Fierce.

  3. Josh que maravilha tenho certeza se fosse viajar para o país seria uma viagem inesquecível, Josh obrigada pela sua visita, seguindo você no google+, e fiz um pedido de amizade nos seus perfis do facebook, beijos.

  4. helloo hello, thank you for following my blog! I’d be so sad about the idea that I won’t find and encounter your blog that easily if I didn’t get a notice from bloglovin. :c But I’m now super happy to be a big fan of your blog, because I like it very much! >///< Keep going!

    And btw, I'd love to visit seoul! , but Japan goes first hehe

  5. Hello, Josh!

    Thank you for your lovely comment on my blog, I very much appreciate it! Your own blog here is fantastic!! I’ve always been very interested in travel, though I haven’t been able to go much of anywhere quite yet. I have been to Niagara Falls, though, which I see you’ve created a post for. 🙂

    It seems most cultures have a mix of numerous others. Thanks for sharing your time in SK—it sounds really nice!

  6. Korea is definitely a mix of all of those things. It was such an interesting place to visit! ^__^

  7. South korea is absolutely beautiful!:)
    Thank you for this wonderful post!
    June
    The Journeys of My Beating Heart

  8. ;D

    Adorei as fotos!

    Ótima quinta, Joshua!

    Beijo! ^^

  9. so jealous! hope can visit south korea too ><

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  10. whoaa i wanna visit south korea too!
    cant stand of handsome people :p

    http://www.twinklelittleheels.com

  11. Wow! It would be nice to live in South Korea. Want to visit the country as well. Btw, followed you back. Thanks for visiting my blog. *hugs and kisses*

    Qing’s Style

  12. I think it’s really amazing that you can wear your bandages in public like it’s a normal thing! To be honest, if I go anywhere, I’d like to go to Korea for the surgery! Thanks for sharing these photos. 🙂 Love your posts as always. Also–is that a Chrome Hearts bracelet in your selca?

  13. Thanks for any other great article. Where else may anyone get that kind of
    information in such a perfect approach of writing? I
    have a presentation subsequent week, and I’m at the look for such info.

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  16. […] (Edit: I don’t know how this is still in my drafts, must’ve accidentally unpublished it, maybe even forgot to publish it altogether…back when I was in South Korea.) […]

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