Hotels are classified into five categories: “super-luxury” (5 *), “luxury” (5 *), first class (4 *), second class (three-star) and third class (two-star).
Prices largely depend on the season and location of the hotel. The hotels above the luxury class usually have a fitness center, a sauna, a business center, restaurants and cafes. In such places you need to pay an additional tax of 10% on value added and 10% service tax.
One of the most affordable types of housing in Korea is motels and oggany. Most motels are located near bus terminals, train stations and crowded places. There are a lot of motels, it’s not difficult to find, they are relatively cheap, and therefore you should not expect very good service from them. As a rule, there are always free rooms, if this is not the peak season or any holiday. Continue reading
Japan is an island nation
Holidays in beach resorts in Japan, first of all, is popular among the Japanese themselves.
Beach vacations are possible on Okinawa from mid-May to September, or year-round on Saipan.
So far, in the minds of European (and especially Russian) tourists, the Land of the Rising Sun is associated more with cognitive tourism than with simple relaxation on sandy beaches.
The southern tropical islands of Japan, especially Okinawa, are one of the best places in the world for diving. The warm oceanic current of Kuroshio contributes to the formation of a unique community of aquatic life and fauna of these places, which attracts, with the very beauty of divers from all over the world. Continue reading