2. Rap music is admired and commonly played, whether on a bus, in a shopping market, or on television.
3. A lot of people dress pretty classy, and you’ll see a lot portion of people dressed in business or business casual clothing, especially in Seoul.
4. People drive on the right side in South Korea.
5. A lot of the advertisements include locals, whereas in a country like China, you’ll see a large amount of foreigners on posters, billboards, etc.
7. South Korea people are very helpful, especially if you look like a lost tourist or something.
8. English signs were common, especially in popular tourist destinations.
9. Locals can speak a little bit of English.
10. Buildings in South Korea are riddled with signs.
12. You’ll see a lot of foreigners moving about in South Korea, especially in Seoul.
13. South Korea is pretty international. You’ll see more of a diverse range of people on TV, for instance. I saw commercials for shows like Blackish, The Simpsons, and more.
14. K-Pop is widely popular across South Korea and is commonly played on buses, shopping markets, and on television.
15. You’ll see lots of couples walking around.
17. There are a lot of towering apartments complexes.
18. Japanese & Chinese are also commonly used languages, especially in the subways.
19. Rush hour is pretty hectic, especially in Seoul.
20. They have Taco Bell!
22. Locals rarely stared or pointed at me, unlike in China, where it pretty much happens everyday.
23. There was little to no trash on the streets, except in busy shopping markets.
24. A diverse range of street food is readily available in night markets.
25. Chinese tourists leave South Korea with insanely large bags of goods from Lotte Department Store.