So what are the best places to retire in South Korea? You may be thinking of retirement and you don’t know where to go? Do you exotic countries, sea, unusual but delicious meals? If yes, you need to just pack your luggage, put your sunglasses and sun lotion into your bag and go to Spain! Insider Monkey recently published an article in which we can find lots of interesting facts about his topic. life in Spain isn’t dangerous. Of course you need to take care at those places that attract tourists and visitors. However, this is the same situation everywhere in the world. Those places that are visited by large numbers of tourists can be the pickpockets’ favorite places, too.

South Korea is a country on the southern half of the Korean peninsula and it is surrounded by the Sea of Japan and the Yellow Sea. South and North Korea together have long history. Both countries were under the Chinese and Japanese rule for a very long time period. Aside its long history, South Korea has a developing economy, and high quality products are produced there, such as high-tech industrial goods. Amazing fact is that there are more than 3000 islands near the coasts of South Korea, so it is extremely suitable for exploring and traveling around.

In order to make their list, Insider Monkey has consulted sites like Nomad’s List, and Numbeo database. At first the best locations were ranked by cost of living, air quality, and safety (crime rate). The score represents which place is better for retirement. If the score is 1, it is the best location. We have picked two places from Insider Monkey’s list: Gwangju, and Seoul. Gwangju’s score is 5, the cost of living is $795, the pollution index is 70.11, and the crime index is 28.65. Here you need to spend only $3.69 for a cappuccino, a pint of bier costs $3.21. The climate here is warm as a rule. In Seoul the score: 3.6 the cost of living is $1,186, the pollution index is 37.93, and the crime index is 26.25.Seoul is the capital of South Korea, and it is also the center of the business and cultural world. . It has continental climate, which means that summers are generally hot, and the winters are pretty cold.
For any further interesting information, you should read Insider Monkey’s article about the best places to retire in South Korea.


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