Find your ‘personal colour’ – Are you a ‘warm spring’ or a ‘cool winter’? Find out which colour palettes best complement you through a guided analysis of your natural colour tones. From beauty influencers to K-pop idol – everyone is hopping onto this trend and working with personal colour consultants like Cocory to discover the best shades for their wardrobe, makeup, and hair.
Take your perfect ID photo – ID photos don’t always have to look dull and boring. Seoul is filled with studios that elevate the profile photo-taking experience, making the process customisable and enjoyable. Whether it’s going for a simple passport shot or a full out, glammed-up photoshoot with props, you can be assured that you’ll look and feel your best while getting that perfect picture taken. Studios like Recorded and Sanho Mansion are among the picks of Korean beauty influencers.
Capture your special moment – Instant self-photo studios have become a popular trend in Seoul. You can see self-photo studios everywhere. It allows individuals to capture lovely or Y2K-inspired instant photos, creating memorable moments with friends and family. You can capture the moment with your friends or family. life4cutsand photoism are the most popular ones amongst Korean youngsters.
Get your K-pop fix – Seoul is basically heaven for K-pop fans. From large-scale pop-up activations to elaborate café events organised by fans, and to tours that take you to where K-pop groups have filmed their music videos, you’ll never feel too far away from your favourite idols.
Perhaps the swankiest new experience in town would be Booking.com’s exclusive ‘Ultimate K-pop Experience’ in partnership with K-pop sensation KANGDANIEL, where fans worldwide stand a chance to live like a star in their own executive suite at RYSE, Autograph Collection and enjoy once-in-a-lifetime experiences that bring them closer to their favourite idols – at just USD $25.07!
Go café hopping – Seoul has a strong café and dessert culture among both locals and foreigners, with cafés that are highly raved about and a must-visit when in town – from NUDAKE Haus Doas, the artisanal dessert brand under Gentle Monster (an famously eyewear brand), to hanok-themed café Café Onion, which is known for its Pandoro.
Live in luxury – Pamper yourself and live like an A-lister at the most luxurious hotels in Seoul. The Shilla Seoul is one at the top of many stars’ lists, with big names idol also holding their weddings there. A stone’s throw away from Incheon Airport is Paradise City Hotel, a contemporary luxury hotel featured in K-dramas like Hotel Del Lunaand Vincenzo, but perhaps most famed among Single’s Inferno fans for being the indulgent Paradise within the show.
Looking for hotels to stay at during your next visit? These ones are in the most exciting neighbourhoods in the heart of Seoul, and a stone’s throw away from some of the experiences above.
RYSE, Autograph Collection in Hongdae – Art, music, and fashion is what RYSE is all about, with the hotel appealing to the creative souls and tastemakers that make Hongdae the artistic, hip, and youthful vicinity that it is.
voco Seoul Gangnam in Gangnam – A chic, contemporary, and stylish stay in a neigbourhood overflowing with high-end fashion boutiques, influenced by pop culture – it’s where you’ll find the iconic Gangnam Style statue and a handful of entertainment agencies.
Four Points by Sheraton Josun, Seoul Myeongdong in Myeongdong – Located in the heart of the city, Four Points by Sheraton Josun, Seoul Myeongdong is close to some popular spots such as Myeongdong Station, Bangsan Market and Jongmyo Shrine. It has been welcoming guests since 2020.
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