South Koreans have thought of everything. At least, that's what I thought when I visited Busan and Seoul earlier this summer. Everywhere I went during my trip I felt that the cities were set up to make life easier for everyone, even in the simplest of ways. From amazing tech infrastructure to simple instructions for foreigners, here's how South Korea made its cities accommodating and organized.photo credit: Luke Pineda via photopin cc
Taking the T in Boston feels a lot like punishing yourself for something you never did. Everyone crams in and out of the train doors at once, so it's madness without a method. In South Korea, they solved this problem so simply! Train doors open from the same points on the platform every time, so arrows guide the way for those entering and exiting. You'll never worry about bumping into fellow passengers because everyone follows the correct arrow directions.
In June I traveled to South Korea with my boyfriend to visit my best friend. I took advantage of the free wifi I found in the city to share my travel experiences on Instagram while we explored Busan and Seoul. Here are some of the highlights.