Category: Korea Winter Blog


During the bitter cold winters in Korea, you might not want to go outside, which is a shame as the Korean winters have so much to offer. Skiing in Korea is one of the best things to do during winter. As the Korean mountains are the perfect environment for the 18 different ski resorts, including High One Park, Vivaldi Ski Resort and Yongpyong Resort. If you’re looking for other fun activities in winter, then why not go to the Hwacheon Sancheoneo ice festival, celebrate Christmas in Korea, visit Busan in winter, celebrate New Years Eve in Seoul or go to a traditional Korean Jjimjil bang? This Korea winter blog will give you an insight in the must visit places in South Korea.

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Things To Know When Coming To Korea In Winter

What To Wear In Korea In Winter – The temperatures in winter can reach -20°C, especially in the mountain area of Gangwon-do. Make sure to pack appropriately, but don’t worry if you forgot something as you’ll be able to buy extra clothes in Seoul upon arrival.

Korea Winter Blog

Listed below is everything you need to know about winter in South Korea.

Places To Visit In Korea During Winter – Guide to all the best places to visit in Korea in the winter. From skiing to relaxing inside in a hot Jjimjilbang.
Does It Snow In Seoul And Korea? – A guide to snow in Seoul and the rest of Korea, including where to see it and how to enjoy the snow.
Things To Do In Busan In Winter – Busan doesn’t get as cold as the rest of the country in winter and this guide covers everything there is to know about winter in Busan.
Wondae-ri Birch Forest In The Snow – The birch forest in Gangwon-do is absolutely stunning in winter! The white trees together with the white snow is just like a winter wonder paradise.
Ice Fishing In Korea – During January there are a couple of ice fishing festivals happening in the north east of the county, which are great fun, especially for families with kids.
Best Ski Resorts In Korea – There are no less than 18 ski resorts in South Korea, so going for a ski or snowboard trip is a must!
Christmas In Korea – Enjoy the Korean Christmas songs, atmosphere and light festivals happening all around the country.
Vivaldi Park Ski Resort – One of the closest ski resorts to Seoul which is excellent for beginners. Enjoy skiing, snowboarding or sledding at this ski resort.
Day Trips From Seoul In Winter – Apart from skiing or snowboarding, there are lots of other great day trips from Seoul available.
New Year Eve in Seoul – Planning on staying in Seoul during New Years Eve? Then read our full guide on all the best parties and fireworks.

Do not hesitate to contact me regarding questions about coming to Korea in winter

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