WINTER is coming. Or at least in South Korea, it is.
December through to February in South Korea is cold. Very cold. Average temperatures in the region maintain a freezing negative six to three degrees Celsius throughout the three months, with harsh winds making the chill bite even harder.
But amidst this country’s snow-capped spots at this time of year, a winter holiday will prove to be quite a picturesque and memorable one thanks to the many things you can do, see and experience.
If you are heading over to this side of the world during this wintry period, do not let the cold discourage you from including a bit of outdoor activity in your travel itinerary. The frosty weather, though brutal at times, also provides the perfect backdrop for electrifying winter festivals.
So forget your plans for hibernation. Grab a coat and some great skin moisturisers, and spend some valuable time with your loved ones taking in these amazing, Instagram-worthy winter trends instead:
Yaksaam Temple, Geumosan Mountain
Hearty Samgyetang (Ginseng chicken)
Deogyusan Ski Resort
Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul
Seoul Lantern Festival
Jeonju traditional Korean village
Seoraksan National Park