Variety is the spice of life, and nowhere is that truer than your local Koreatown.
You might have noticed an uptick in Korean media popularity around the world. Korea has some unique and interesting things to enjoy. Before getting on a plane, you can check out your neighborhood first.
Here are some comfortable ways to get out of your comfort zone and try something new at a Koreatown.
Relax at a spa
A relaxing day at a Korean spa will change your perspective on things. Most places have jacuzzis, steam rooms, saunas and cold tubs. It’s the best way to get some digital detox while passing the time pleasantly. You can even get a massage in some places.
Try Korean food
Korean food is becoming a big hit around the world. Korean BBQ is a good intro to the cuisine. Nothing beats an endless BBQ party that you don’t have to clean up. Korean BBQ is more than just grilling meat. It’s an experience. Your table will be full of side dishes to share, and the meat is cooked right in front of you. Be sure to try it with soju, Korea’s alcohol of choice!
Shop at a Korean market
Korean markets are a great place to find Korean ingredients and products. Walking through a Korean market is quite the experience. There’s plenty of interesting things to buy such as cosmetics, vases and red ginseng which gives you a serious energy boost. Even if you don’t buy anything, it’s a great place to people watch and get a feel for the culture.
Take a Korean Language Class
Learning a new language is always a good idea, and what better way to learn Korean than in Koreatown? It’s also a great way to make friends and exercise your mind. There are plenty of language schools to choose from, so you’re sure to find one that fits your needs.
Get your hair done
Change your look, change your life. Get a perm, Korean style! You can try something new that lasts as long as you like with a Korean perm.
Play some billiards
There’s a billiards bar in almost every Koreatown. They’re a nice option when you want to do something social while being competitive.