Are you always wondering, about what to do and where to explore in South Korea on a student's budget, how to travel and explore places in Korea on a budget-friendly pocket?
So worry no more I come bearing, information and tips on how to travel for free around Korea as an international student. let's get right into it!
TIP 1: BECOME A TRAVEL INFLUENCER `
Recently, this has become a known trend, especially among not only international students, but also generally people who live abroad, firstly yoiu can start by just finding a niche and building a following on social media, also by just creating and sharing your experiences, photos, and videos of your travels, in Korea, engaging your followers, and you can also tag travel organizations in Korea to reach a wider audience as well.
TIP 2: TOURISM ORGANIZATIONS ON SOCIAL MEDIA
Follow tourism organizations on social media to stay updated on free travel events and programs for international students. Programs like
Below is a list of just a few organizations, with links to the accounts
Note: Most of the requirements require you to actually live in South Korea
most require you to fill a simople form, and if you get selecetd you will be contacted.
like in this picture, we got to visit a the famous Gyeongbokgung Palace and book cafe called "DAEOH BOOKSTORE"
-Visit the National Museom of Korea
and try vegan food,
and it all requires you just filling a form and hope to be selected. easy right?!
for anyone that feels it's a boresome process here comes
TIP 3: JOIN FOREIGN ORGANIZATIONS IN YOUR LOCAL DISTRICT CITY OR IN YOUR SCHOOL
Many student organizations and local district city organizations here in South Korea organize trips and events for their members, by joining these organizations you can participate in these events and trips for a reduced cost or for free!
and here is a list with the links of some of such organizations
Plus Planner-: https://instagram.com/plus_planner?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=
Korea Travel mate- https://instagram.com/koreatravelmate?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=-
And so much more, just always be on the lookout ...?
LAST TIP: VOLUNTEER
Some organizations here offer free travel opportunities to volunteers, by volunteering for these, you can also participate in these travel events for free.
Finally, remember to prioritize safety and follow the laws and regulations of South Korea while participating in these events.
Hope you enjoy your life in Korea and have so much fun!!. Till next time?
PS: Below are map links to the places visited during the event, you can also just take a visit to thiese places. definitely a must visit when you arfrive in korea!
[KakaoMap] Gyeongbokgung Palace
161, Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul http://kko.to/aQOwYwSlcO
[KakaoMap] 대오서점(DAEOH BOOKSTORE)
55, Jahamun-ro 7-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul http://kko.to/zkAE5Woj6D
19, Jahamun-ro 5-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul http://kko.to/U7NyDpm32P