South Korea is one of Asia’s hidden gems and has plenty to give as a holiday destination or as a stopover. It offers spectacular landscape, 5,000 years of fascinating tradition and culture, plus great hospitality. The country is geographically and culturally diverse, encompassing ski resorts in the north and beautiful beaches in the south. Activities range from temple stays to Taekwondo lessons or visiting hot springs to hiking volcanic craters. Visit the former capital and cultural heart of the country, Gyeongju, designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Area or discover Buddhist monasteries in some of Korea’s most idyllic locations.