Ultrabook Project: Top 12 interesting facts about Seoul, Korea
During the Ultrabook Project tour, wil.i.am visited Seoul, South Korea. It was an interesting place for the tour to visit. In 1950 during the Korean War, the entire city of Seoul was nearly destroyed. A mere 60 years later, Seoul is one of the largest cities in the world and a leading global force.
Below are 12 interesting facts we gathered that you might not know about Seoul.
In Seoul, Taxi’s are color coded. Grey or white taxis are basic cars with less experienced drivers. Black cabs are bit more luxurious and have more experienced drivers.
Soju is South Korea’s rice wine traditionally served in small shot glasses and drank all at once with a shout of ‘Gumbay!’
Housed inside of many temples is the golden bell of re-union that symbolizes the wish that North and South Korea will re-unite one day.
Koreans love SPAM. During the war, US soldiers introduced SPAM to Korea and It ended up becoming a countrywide favorite.
Koreans love sweet potatoes. Deep fried sweet potato, sweet potato cake, sweet potato crackers, sweet potato chips, sweet potato bread, sweet potato latte, sweet potato salad, sweet potato pizza…you name it.