20+ Photos That Make South Korea Look Like a Parallel Universe
Movies, music, and beauty products, these are the first things that come to mind when you think about South Korea. In fact, this mysterious, authentic, and not-very-popular tourist destination will surprise anyone, even a frequent and sophisticated traveler.
There are special tents at crosswalks that allow pedestrians wait in the shade for when it’s safe to cross. So caring!
In a suburb west of Seoul, there is a cafe where you can go and eat alone.
Why I did not swim in South Korea.
- I think I’ll just visually enjoy the ocean thanks! © Practical_Passion_78 / Reddit
Koreans like to give practical gifts. For example, they might give you toilet paper or detergent at a house-warming party.
If you invite a Korean to your house-warming party, 9 out of 10 ties, they will bring you a package of toilet paper. Koreans believe that the length of the roll symbolizes a long life. © AdaKwon / Pikabu
In Korea, it’s customary to give detergent, soap, dishwashing liquid, and actually anything that foams, at a house-warming party. This way, the income of the house will grow like foam. © Svetlana Kim / Ok
“I ordered pizza in Korea and got a whole smoked chicken with it!”
- This is the best free bonus side for a pizza! © Hawk-JP / Reddit
There is a Korean kindergarten for dogs. There are nap times, strolls, and a lot of toys. Well, anything that can be found in an ordinary kindergarten.
A Korean wedding lasts no longer than an hour.
Our weddings last 40 minutes max. Afterward, the newlyweds leave for their honeymoon. © kyunghamin / Pikabu
“School Lunch in South Korea.”
- Mmmmmm... Facehugger soup. © mr_dude / Reddit
“In Korea, it’s customary to introduce new family members to not only living relatives, but also to ones that have already passed.”
“I’m pregnant, so we came to the cemetery to introduce the future descendant to its late ancestors. My husband comes from an ancient family. They have their own mountain where 6 generations of his deceased relatives are buried.” © AdaKwon / pikabu