Korea, recently known as dynamic "Gangnam Style", now becomes the "hottest country representing peaceful world", which now offers many excellent ways for visitors to taste her history, culture, and people. The demilitarized zone (DMZ) is just one hour by car from Seoul. In the DMZ, Panmunjeom, where the summit meetings of South and North Koreas were recently held, can be accesses, and the historic marks of the Korean War and the post-war struggles between two Koreas are easily found. They could stimulate your imagination about peace and liberty.

The Korean peninsula is located in Northeast Asia. It is surrounded by the ocean on three sides, giving Korea its unique geographical feature. With Seoul as its capital city, the mainland is roughly 1,030 km long and 175 km wide at its narrowest point. Korea's total land area is 100,033 ㎢, neighboring Japan to the east, China to the west, and sharing the northern border with Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea).
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Incheon, the marine-tourism city consists of roughly 150 small and big islands including the Ganghwado Island and Baekryeongdo Island which make for a beautiful natural environment. The city also boasts cultural and tourism sources bearing the history from the ancient to the modern time of flowering. Especially, Songdo International City adds romantic mood to its signature feature: cutting-edge infrastructure. From residential areas, industrial complexes, and all the way up to culture & art contents, Songdo, a place where you can feel both eastern and western cultures, certainly ushers you into the future of Korea.
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Korea's currency unit is won which comes in 1,000, 5,000, 10,000 and 50,000 Won bills, and 10, 50, 100 and 500 Won coins. Generally, banks are open between 09:30-16:30 Monday to Friday. Automated teller machines are in operation 24 hours a day. Most larger stores, hotels and restaurants in Korea will accept major international credit cards. However, it is advisable to carry some cash, since many smaller establishments and stores are unlikely to accept any credit cards.
Tipping is usually not customized in Korea, but it is appropriate for the excellent service. In major tourist hotels, 10% VAT and 10% service charge is added to the bills for rooms, meals and other services. .
Average temperature of October in Incheon is 14.5ºC (58.1ºF).
Korea uses 110 and 220 volts, 60 cycles system but the standard voltage is 220 volts. Regarding the shape of outlet, Korea use ‘Round pin attachment plug’ type. Please check up your plug and prepare the adapter, if necessary.
In relation to Greenwich Mean Time, Korea is +9 hours.
To make an international call, first dial the international dialing code (001, 002 or 00700), then the country code, area code, and finally the individual number. You may rent a cell phone at the airport.