Before leaving the U.S. to teach English in South Korea, I packed the warmest clothing I had hidden in the spider webs of my closet: university hoodies, a few long-sleeved shirts, a faux wool coat, and a beanie.
Oh, bless my heart.
Little did I know that, during winter in South Korea, I would be layering as much “Heattech” as science allowed until I looked like the Michelin Man.
But winter is also one of the best times to visit South Korea. If you’re lucky enough to see snow blanket Seoul’s skyscrapers and Jeollanam-do’s mountains, you might sell off your ticket home to the first bidder.
Looking to explore South Korea during the winter? Check off these five tips to stay toasty.