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What You Can Find With South of Seoul

Looking for detailed information about life and travel south of Seoul? You’ve come to the right place. Our Lifestyle and Korean Travel Blog covers life across Korea with a focus on Pyeongtaek-si, Gyeonggi-do.

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South of Seoul Cultural Liaisons and Content Creatives come from both local and international backgrounds. We have over 20+ years of experience navigating Korean life and it’s a joy to share the information with those that need it.

South of Seoul App provides over 3,500 lifestyle recommendations across South Korea. The listings sync with the South of Seoul blog posts to provide increasingly accurate information.

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The country of South Korea offers many wonderful opportunities for family fun and adventures. You can find hikes, kids cafes, parks, and so much more!

  • Is Korea Child-Friendly?

    Is Korea Child-Friendly?

    Do you have kids? Want to know more about child-friendly life in Korea? Here is the inside scoop. Child-Friendly Every culture has different views of what the term ‘child-friendly’ means. Sometimes the definition even changes between families or people within a culture. This makes it complicated for unsuspecting international families who ask a group of…

  • 10 Most Instagrammable Cafes Beyond Seoul

    10 Most Instagrammable Cafes Beyond Seoul

    Looking for Instagrammable cafes with some serious WOW factor? I have visited hundreds of cafes across Korea and found the 10 most Instagrammable cafes beyond Seoul. Visiting Cafes Beyond Seoul Here’s a list of my favorite photographable or Instagrammable cafes outside of Seoul.  Yes, Seoul has many beautiful cafes, but so does the rest of…

  • PC Bangs: A Guide for Non-Gamers

    PC Bangs: A Guide for Non-Gamers

    Wondering what’s happening behind the doors of the PC Bangs in Korea? Wondering if you should go inside? Let’s take a look at how PC Bangs are part of life, even when you aren’t a gamer. My History with Internet Cafes Before I came to Korea, I used to use Internet Cafes all across the…


Indulge in yourself and explore your hobbies in South Korea. Discover unique locations, connect with local groups, and fill your free time with your passions. Life in Korea isn’t just about being a tourist, it’s about diving into the things you always loved in a new place with new people.

Take care of your physical and mental health

Our SOS Public Health Volunteers research the South Korean public health system and the needs of English-speaking international residents. Read their posts and gain new insight and tools for self care.

Where to Get a CPAP Device in Korea

Are you living with sleep apnea or another sleep-related breathing disorder in Korea? Chances are, you may be familiar with the common sleep apnea treatment of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP). Managing a chronic condition can be intimidating, especially in a country where the language and medical system may be unfamiliar. Read below for information on how to find a CPAP machine in Korea.

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Join a Community in South Korea

Don’t go through this adventure alone. Join Facebook groups in South Korea to find ways to connect and build community. Below are a few South of Seoul facebook group recommendations to get you started. Some groups are managed by South of Seoul volunteers and other groups are simply great groups across Korea.

Additionally, go visit the following locally owned businesses that contribute to the South of Seoul Fab4 Rewards programs that provide rewards for SOS community contributors. We are honored to support businesses that support the international community.

Remember, not all communities are SOS communities and all are worth joining:

Join dozens of businesses that support online international communities by participating in South of Seoul Fab 4 Awards awards programs.

Learn to Cook Korean Food This Year!

Join our community and learn to cook Korean food this year. We walk you through popular delicious dishes that will make your life a little happier.