Fancy a mud massage or a spot of mud wrestling? Conceived in 1998, the Boryeong Mud Festival runs for 10 days each year and offers people the opportunity to take part in all manner of mud related activities!
Koreans believe that blood type has a bearing on personality and it is apparently not uncommon for prospective partners to ask each other what blood type they are!
In South Korea, babies are considered to be 1 year old at the time of birth, meaning that 1 year after birth they are considered 2 years old (rather than 1!).
Taxis in South Korea are colour coded by what level of service they offer! ‘Standard taxis’ are generally orange, white or silver, whilst ‘deluxe taxis’ are black with a yellow sign on top – very swish!
Kimchi, a delicious spicy vegetable dish, is eaten with most meals in South Korea.
Andong, South Korea
This Eastern country grows rice, barley, vegetables and root crops; they also rear cattle and catch fish.
Its industry consists of automobile production, electronics, chemicals, steel, shipbuilding and textiles.
South Korea exports machinery and equipment, electronic products, steel, ships, motor vehicles and textiles.
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