South Korea, also known as the Republic of Korea, is one of the ‘Asian tigers’ situated at the southernmost part of the Korean peninsula. It is a complex and fascinating nation -- on one hand, it has modern and flourishing megacities that are as urbane as they come, and on the other hand, a remarkable and rich culture and history, which dates back to 2333 BC, that has scores of history buffs visiting from all the corners of the world.
Today, South Korea is a major economy in the world with a very high standard of living. This highly developed country is also a major tourist destination offering a variety of attractions ranging from serene temples, royal tombs, unspoiled fishing villages, picturesque mountains that also offer plenty of hiking, shopping opportunities, spas, volcanic landscapes, nightclubs, fine dining options, and a lot more.
In other words, if you're looking for a place with lots of different choices available for tourists, South Korea is so diverse and has so many great things to offer its visitors that planning your activities for the trip could be a challenge.