How to enjoy Seoul’s nightlife
At night, Seoul transforms into new city. Here are tips to enjoy Seoul’s nightlife.
Hongdae- Busking and clubbing
As you walk through the crowded street of Hongdae, you will hear music and cheering. Upon following the sound, you will discover musician’s sing, dance, and many other genre.
This culture of busking started in Hongdae a few years ago and has become a way for artist and musicians to express themselves freely. Anyone can simply just stop to enjoy the show in the street. There is no need for a ticket like a regular performance.
There street performers gain quite a lot of attention and there is usually a huge crowd gathered around them.
Although these performers aren’t necessarily famous, they take pride in their work and make an effort to make a unique impression on the audience and the level of excellence is constantly going up.
In the Hongdae vicinity, there are 10 clubs and performance venues that particiipate in “Hongdae Live Club Day” on the last Friday of every month. You get to hear Jazz, Hip hop, Electronic music, cross over, etc.
Enjoy chicken and beer at Hangang Parks
The Nanji Hangang Park is perfect venue for camping or barbequing but it also servers as a resting spot for locals. Many people come here with their friends or family and set up a tent while grilling some meat. Chimaek, the combination of chicken and maekju(Korean beer), is also an extremely popular snack that people like to enjoy outdoors. Further more, you can get food delivered with Korea’s excellent delivery culture. Enjoy the beautiful nighttime view of the city with great food.
Glamping – Iteawon, Hongdae
The term “Glamping” comes from combining the word “Glamorous” and “Camping”. Recently, camping has gained popularity and with this, glamping places are also gradually receiving more attention. Glamping allows you to enjoy the fun part of camping without having to deal with hassle of setting up a tent, cooking food, etc. Decorated like a real camping site, the tents are comfortable and still allow you to enjoy nature.