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1. Posted by cstgerma (Budding Member 4 posts) 48w

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i am visiting south korea for the 1st time with my little sister (23 yo) and mother (its been 30 years since shes been home).
i was wondering about excellent places, festivals, activities, ANYTHING that would be worthwhile to catch when we're there.
It might be the one and only time to be there all together..

we are going 2017 -- probably around april/may/june so hopefully we get beautiful gardens/springtime, nicer weather, some raindays :)
any other trip tips/tricks that could be helpful?
also we are 3 women all together so... if that reminds anyone of anything, that would be appreciated too.
thank you all :)

2. Posted by MissCandy (Budding Member 48 posts) 47w

Hello! South korea is one of my favorite country, i've been there five times already. If you want to see the cherry blossoms in full bloom, the best time to go there would be on last week of march to 2nd week of april. May and june in korea is rainy season. There are a lot of things to do there and you will never get bored or anything. Btw which area are you staying?

3. Posted by cstgerma (Budding Member 4 posts) 47w

my mom and i are visiting my sister in south korea, she is there for school at the moment. shell be somewhere near busang. so mostly in that area, but i think we're gonna be there for 3 weeks so itll be a bit of time to do some travelling in south korea and roam around and see as much of the entire country as possible :P
want to do a mesh of big city stuff and also old historical "provencal" korea too.
thanks for the cherry blossoms tip; i am a photographer so thats definitely a good tip to have in my hat :) :)

4. Posted by LateishaH (Budding Member 2 posts) 46w

Hi!! so i am in Busan at the moment. What part of South korea are you heading too.

Busan has the beaches, the mountains, and city life all in one. It kind of reminds me of san francisco with a mixture of the southern US lol. I say southern because well the dialect .

Come to busan and come hiking :) if you come in the fall i believe there is the international film festival.

5. Posted by cstgerma (Budding Member 4 posts) 46w

dont know for sure. sister hasnt told me anything more than "south korea". i know my mom grew up in busan so she wants to be there and visit the old house and stuff.

some hiking would be nice for my sister and me for sure (my mom = no because she has bad arthritic knees). do you have any particular places in busan that are worth hiking/checking out?

any particular city things i should check out? are there kitty cafes there?

(and we are going in the spring, probably around april - may; haven't decided for sure yet though.)

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