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Direction Words: How to Explore Korea!

When I first came to Korea as a student who knew NO Korean, it was a bit difficult to get around.

Google Maps was a mess, I didn't know enough Korean to use the apps, etc.
So now that I've got a handle on the language I wanted to share with you guys how to use the best directions app for Korea: Naver Maps!

This is a great way to "walk" around Korea^^

The Korean government actually wouldn't turn over their maps to Google so Google could add it to Google Maps because Korea didn't want a competitor with Naver.

That's why Google Maps, while its getting better, is still not as accurate or up-to-date as Google!

Words to know:

검색 - Search
길찾기 - Finding Way
출발 - Departure
도착 - Arrival
버스 - Bus
지하철 - Subway
추천 - Recommended

Thanks for watching and let me know if you have any questions^^

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we picked up a subway map when we first arrived along with a map of Seoul, both incredibly easy to follow... Just thinking about it is making me realize how much I miss it... I'm getting all emotional... damn I need to go back soon
I hope you get to visit again soon! Our subway system is so awesome but I really love using the bus so I can look out the window :)
@caricakes the bus was fun... and a little crazy. the bus ride down from Namsan was a bit like a rollercoaster, everyone was holding on to railings and trying not to bump into each other... so much fun
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