40 Photos That Prove South Korea Is Unlike Any Other Country

If I asked you to picture an exotic country, you’d probably go with something like Australia or Japan.

To show how unique this country really is, we put together a collection of photos that vividly illustrate its everyday life. We’re talking solar-powered benches with USB and wireless charging, onion-flavored cereal, and pretty much everything else you can find there.

Continue scrolling, upvote your favorites, and tell us in the comments if you’ve visited this distant place!

#1 Korean Ktx Trains Play “Healing Broadcasts” Where They Just Show Newborn Puppies Rolling Around For Five Minutes

Korean Ktx Trains Play “Healing Broadcasts” Where They Just Show Newborn Puppies Rolling Around For Five Minutes

#2 Running Out Of Children Due To The Low Birth Rates, A School In South Korea Is Opening Their Doors And Allowing Illiterate Grandmothers To Enrol, So They Can Also Learn To Read

Running Out Of Children Due To The Low Birth Rates, A School In South Korea Is Opening Their Doors And Allowing Illiterate Grandmothers To Enrol, So They Can Also Learn To Read

#3 South Korea Puts Traffic Lights On The Ground So That People Who’re Looking At Their Phones Can Still See The Light

South Korea Puts Traffic Lights On The Ground So That People Who're Looking At Their Phones Can Still See The Light

#4 This Care Package The South Korean Government Sent Me While I’m In Quarantine Day 2

This Care Package The South Korean Government Sent Me While I’m In Quarantine Day 2

Translated letter that was attached to the package: “For people who are currently suffering from the Corona-19 virus, we send our regards and sympathy. We (the food ministry?) is sending this “environment-friendly health package” constructed with environment-friendly crops. We hope this helps you get energy for your daily routine. Furthermore, we hope you get well soon to return to your daily life. You can do it! Fight it! Go South Korea!”

#5 This Sign Is Not For A Cat Crossing. It Means “Caution: Cat Is Around”

This Sign Is Not For A Cat Crossing. It Means "Caution: Cat Is Around"

#6 This Subway Car In Seoul Has A Mini Library

This Subway Car In Seoul Has A Mini Library

#7 Airports In Seoul Provide A Map To Your Gate On The Back Of Your Boarding Pass

Airports In Seoul Provide A Map To Your Gate On The Back Of Your Boarding Pass

#8 Pink Explosion In Jeju City, Jeju Island, South Korea

Pink Explosion In Jeju City, Jeju Island, South Korea

#9 This Hand-Painted Underside Of A Temple Roof In Korea

This Hand-Painted Underside Of A Temple Roof In Korea

#10 I’m Staying In Korea Right Now And Apparently There Is A TV Channel Dedicated To Dogs, As In Programming For Dogs

I'm Staying In Korea Right Now And Apparently There Is A TV Channel Dedicated To Dogs, As In Programming For Dogs

#11 Solar Powered Benches Here In Seoul, South Korea. Complete With USB And Wireless Charging Docks

Solar Powered Benches Here In Seoul, South Korea. Complete With USB And Wireless Charging Docks

#12 Chips Organized Into A Rainbow In Korea

Chips Organized Into A Rainbow In Korea

#13 Took These In The Same Spot Over The Past Year. Korea’s Four Seasons: Yeouido

Took These In The Same Spot Over The Past Year. Korea’s Four Seasons: Yeouido

#14 Apartment Complex In Korea Being Painted, So The Painters Shrouded All The Cars In The Parking Lot To Protect From Splatter

Apartment Complex In Korea Being Painted, So The Painters Shrouded All The Cars In The Parking Lot To Protect From Splatter

#15 Self Cleaning Roads In South Korea

Self Cleaning Roads In South Korea

#16 These Helpful Robots That Wander Incheon Airport, Seoul, That You Can Use To Check Flight Information

These Helpful Robots That Wander Incheon Airport, Seoul, That You Can Use To Check Flight Information

#17 Modern Korea Built Around Historic Korea (Seoul)

Modern Korea Built Around Historic Korea (Seoul)

#18 I Get To Walk Through This Everyday On My Way Home From Work

I Get To Walk Through This Everyday On My Way Home From Work

#19 Cakes Sold In South Korea Usually Come With Free Candles And Matches Hidden In The Plastic Cake Knife

Cakes Sold In South Korea Usually Come With Free Candles And Matches Hidden In The Plastic Cake Knife

#20 The Bananas We Got With Our Delivered Groceries Here In South Korea Came With Little Stickers To Put On Them

The Bananas We Got With Our Delivered Groceries Here In South Korea Came With Little Stickers To Put On Them

#21 Every Half Kilometer They Have A Resting Place Made For Pedestrians In This Korean City Ansan

Every Half Kilometer They Have A Resting Place Made For Pedestrians In This Korean City Ansan

#22 South Korea Isn’t Joking When Battling Covid-19

South Korea Isn't Joking When Battling Covid-19

#23 South Korea Now Has Walk-Through Covid-19 Test Booths

South Korea Now Has Walk-Through Covid-19 Test Booths

#24 “Root Bench” Is A Public Installation By Architect Yong Ju Lee In Hangang Art Park, South Korea

"Root Bench" Is A Public Installation By Architect Yong Ju Lee In Hangang Art Park, South Korea

#25 Glad To See My Favorite Tree Standing Healthy After This Year’s Numerous Typhoons And Landslides, South Korea

Glad To See My Favorite Tree Standing Healthy After This Year's Numerous Typhoons And Landslides, South Korea

#26 Just Received This At My Door! S. Korea Gives Out Food Rations To People In Quarantine

Just Received This At My Door! S. Korea Gives Out Food Rations To People In Quarantine

#27 Found Totoro On The Side Of The Road

Found Totoro On The Side Of The Road

#28 This Ice Lolly I Bought In Korea Has A Little Tray To Prevent It From Melting All Over Your Hands

This Ice Lolly I Bought In Korea Has A Little Tray To Prevent It From Melting All Over Your Hands

#29 Supermarkets In Korea Offer Toilet Paper Samples For You To Test

Supermarkets In Korea Offer Toilet Paper Samples For You To Test

#30 Traditional Korean Architecture

Traditional Korean Architecture

#31 Escalator Sanitizer In South Korea

Escalator Sanitizer In South Korea

#32 This 2D Café We Visited In Seoul

This 2D Café We Visited In Seoul

#33 Cherry Blossom Themed Coca Cola Bottles In South Korea

Cherry Blossom Themed Coca Cola Bottles In South Korea

#34 In Korea, They Have Single Person Karaoke Booths On The Train

In Korea, They Have Single Person Karaoke Booths On The Train

#35 This Library In Seoul, South Korea

This Library In Seoul, South Korea

#36 They Have A Sauron’s Tower In Seoul

They Have A Sauron’s Tower In Seoul

#37 Automatic Ramen Dispenser In Korea

Automatic Ramen Dispenser In Korea

#38 Bukhansan Yesterday

Bukhansan Yesterday

#39 Starbucks In Seoul Offering Used Coffee Grounds For Gardening

Starbucks In Seoul Offering Used Coffee Grounds For Gardening

#40 This Here Is The Entrance Of The Club Chroma In Seoul, South Korea By MVRDV Architecture, Which Is Said To Be The Largest Nightclub In The World

This Here Is The Entrance Of The Club Chroma In Seoul, South Korea By MVRDV Architecture, Which Is Said To Be The Largest Nightclub In The World