When most people think of traveling in Asia, they may be thinking that they can go on a shoestring budget and save money. While this may be true in place located in the heart of Southeast Asia such as Thailand and Vietnam, prices in Eastern Asia are much higher making cheap travel next to impossible. Though South Korea may not be as expensive as places such as Hong Kong or Japan, you can certainly manage to blow through your budget rather quickly if you aren’t careful as hotels, food, and entertainment can get a bit pricey. No worries, because we’ve got you covered on where you can find some budget food in South Korea!
After living in Korea for a few years now, we decided to share our knowledge of cheap eats and drinks around the country. If you are looking for more budget travel ideas in Korea, check out our previous post all about cheap ways to travel in the Land of the Morning Calm where we share accommodation ideas for budget travelers as well as various inexpensive and / or free activities to do around Korea.