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Applications Needed When You Travel to South Korea


Traveling to South Korea becomes a hype these past few years along the hype of K-pop music and Korean drama. A lot of tourists visit this country for many purposes. Some hope to meet their idols, some want to taste its traditional foods, some want to shop Korean skin care, and many more. No matter what your reasons for going to South Korea, these applications will definitely help you during your stay there.

Applications Needed When You Travel to South Korea

Visit Korea

If you are wondering what should be eaten or what places should be visited, download Visit Korea. Visit Korea is an application made by the Korea Tourism Organization. This application provides much information about tourist attraction, restaurants, festivals, and shopping center in South Korea. You are also able to use the map feature to give you the direction to reach the place.

Speak & Translate

Do not be worried if you cannot speak the Korean language when you are traveling to South Korea. You can use this Speak & Translate application. Speak & Translate is a text translator with an instant voice that makes it possible for you to communicate with the locals without having to really learn the Korean language. After saying sentences in your language, this application will automatically translate your sentences into the Korean language. You can also type your sentences so that the locals can see the Hangul.


The next useful application is KakaoBus. With this application, you will be able to check information about national buses in South Korea, including bus arrivals, traffic information, and remaining seats. KakaoBus will even tell you when you should get off the bus.


Besides KakaoBus, there is also KakaoMetro for you who prefer to take the subway during your visit to South Korea. Subway is the most effective way to get around this country. KakaoMetro application will give you information about all main subway systems to help you to reach your destinations. Even if you happen to miss the subway, this useful application will offers alternatives. This application can even let you know your estimated time of arrival through KakaoTalk.


The next is MangoPlate. MangoPlate is an application that will make it easy for you to find delicious restaurants that you should try when you are in South Korea. Similar to Yelp, this application will help you to find restaurants based on locations, rates, and also kinds. You can even browse a list of the best restaurants in South Korea which have been curated by the experts.


Baedal-Uiminjog is an application that will allow you to quickly order food deliveries that you can pay with various payment methods. If you are lucky, you are also able to get special discounts. This application is very suitable for you who are already tired to get out of your hotel and buy some foods. All you have to do is getting a rest and waiting for your food to be delivered.

With those useful applications, do not be afraid anymore about having hard times when you are traveling to South Korea.