Tokyo vs Seoul

By | 2012-03-19

After a weekend in Tokyo, I’m going to write some differences I found between these 2 cities…

Tokyo has more … than Seoul
· People sleeping in the subway
· People with weird hair styles
· Prices in restaurants are high, like in Europe
· Railways over the ground
· Strict social etiquette
· Biggest temples
· Non-spicy food
· Bicycles

Seoul has more … than Tokyo
· People using mobiles and tablets in the subway
· Open WiFis (there are virtually no open WiFis in Tokyo; meanwhile in Seoul there is a chance to get free Internet almost 50% of the time)
· Restaurants with really cheap prices, but with good quality
· Technological urban items (like tactile monitors in each subway stop)
· Food vendors on the street
· Details in temple architecture
· Spicy food
· Motorbikes

Both cities are similar in …
· Huge screens in the street, and neon lights
· Skyscrapers
· Perfect public transportation (despite crowded)
· Diagonal pedestrian crossings
· Weird drink machines
· Friendly people

So, both cities are amazing!

3 thoughts on “Tokyo vs Seoul

  1. Carles

    mira a vore si em trobes faena per ahí, encara que siga traent-li les escates als peixos. Salut

  2. Miyoung

    서울과 동경 비교하는 글, 재미있네요…^^
    잘 보고 갑니다.

    I came to this blog by chance, as searching a book ‘Korean grammar in use’^^ Hope you enjoy your life in seoul!

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