Life in South Korea Is Completely Different, and These Pics Tell You Why

Often when we plan to travel somewhere, we think of the most famous places that tourists usually go to. However, there are a ton of places around the world that are quite underestimated but actually are worth your attention. Therefore, we want you to meet this couple who have been traveling the world and documenting their adventures. Hammer and Guillaume share their adventures on their blog and Instagram. On one of their posts they mention living in South Korea.

This couple has been living there for 3.5 years. The whole idea of living in a country that continues to develop, but on the other hand remains a bit unknown was quite exciting for the couple. We know that when people think of visiting Asia, China, Japan or Hong Kong are the countries that we mostly think of. Their fame is outstanding, and yes these countries are definitely in the must-visit list. However, there are quite some reasons to visit South Korea as well.

Scroll down below to see a list of reasons why you should give this country a visit. Let us know if you find something that South Korea has/does that you wish you had it in your country.

1. South Korea puts traffic lights on the ground so that people who’re looking at their phones can still see the light

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2. Pink explosion in Jeju City, Jeju Island, South Korea

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3. When an accident happens in South Korea

4. In South Korea, rain’s water is stored through an hydraulic system so it can later clean up the streets

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5. Cakes sold in South Korea usually come with free candles and matches hidden in the plastic cake knife.

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6. Running out of children due to the low birth rates, a school in South Korea is opening their doors and allowing illiterate grandmothers to enroll, so they can also learn to read

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7. This mini library on a train in Seoul

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8. Solar powered benches here in Seoul, South Korea. Complete with USB and wireless charging docks.

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9. South Korea made a business card that turns into soap. Ink is made of soy beans.

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10. Starfield Library, South Korea, is home to 50,000 books and 13 meter (42 feet) high book cases

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11. These self-driving robots in South Korea check visitors’ temperatures and sets off an alarm if it’s too high, disinfects the floor, firmly tells you to socially distance if you get to close to someone else, can deliver food to you without human contact, and even dispenses hand sanitizer.

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12. This care package the south Korean government sent me while I’m in quarantine day 2

Translated letter that was attached to the package: “For people who are currently suffering from the Corona-19 virus, we send our regards and sympathy. We (the food ministry?) is sending this “environment-friendly health package” constructed with environment-friendly crops. We hope this helps you get energy for your daily routine. Furthermore, we hope you get well soon to return to your daily life. You can do it! Fight it! Go South Korea!”

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13. Apartment complex in Korea being painted, so the painters shrouded all the cars in the parking lot to protect from splatter

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14. This staircase at Seomun Market (Daegu, South Korea) tries to depict how many calories you’ve burned and how many seconds you’ve added to your life.

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15. This 2D Café We Visited In Seoul

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16. This ice lolly I bought in Korea has a little tray to prevent it from melting all over your hands

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17. An old pine tree, Daedunsan, south Korea

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18. This here is the entrance of the club chroma in Seoul, south Korea by MVRDV architecture, which is said to be the largest nightclub in the world

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19. Escalator sanitizer in south Korea

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20. These helpful robots that wander Incheon airport, Seoul, that you can use to check flight information

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21. South Korea Isn’t Joking When Battling Covid-19

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22. Well, That’s One Way To Encourage People To Use The Stairs

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“I Was Baffled”: Argument Arises When Friends Said This Man Can’t Take His 5 Y.O. Daughter Fishing With Them

What were the rules you had with your friends when you were growing up? Maybe the first one to get married would treat the rest? Maybe the rule was everyone should attend each other’s grand celebrations like graduation ceremonies, marriages, or birthdays!

It wasn’t much different than when Reddit user DaddynDaughterfish and his friends were young. Their rule was simple: every year, they would hold a fishing trip only for themselves. No wives, no girlfriends. The day would only be for them.

Though, sometimes, loopholes can be made in the rules. And it was shown when one of his friends, “Tim”, brought his son to the fishing day. This brought confusion to the friends, but they let it slide because after all, Tim did not bring a wife or a girlfriend. Also, Tim stated that he wanted to pass down their tradition to the next generation.

After some years, OP decided to bring his daughter who was around the same age as Tim’s son. A heated discussion ensued when his friends didn’t allow him to because it was “against the rule.” The confused OP brought this story to the Am I The A-Hole subreddit.

And if you are interested in reading more AITA stories, check out the recent ones we’ve covered by clicking herehere, and here!

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OP and his friends would hold an annual fishing trip with the rule “No wives, no girlfriends”


Image credits: u/DaddynDaughterfish

One of the friends took his son with him and they had fun


Image credits: u/DaddynDaughterfish

However, when it was OP’s turn to bring his child, he wasn’t allowed to because it “breaks the rule”





Image credits: u/DaddynDaughterfish

The story received some confused reactions from the online community. But it appears that the final verdict is that the OP did not break their rule






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