South Korea is a modern and dynamic country, boasting the tenth largest economy in the world, it has played host to major international events such as the Olympic Games and the World Cup. South Korea is a lush green and mountainous country. Its eastern shores are fringed with many sandy beaches, while on the west coast the mountains plunge dramatically into the ocean. Off the southern coast are dotted more than 3,000 islands, providing beautiful and unparalleled scenery.
The capital of South Korea is Seoul, dominated by skyscrapers and multi-lane highways, Seoul still manages to maintain a hidden history of ancient temples, palaces, pagodas and peaceful gardens.