The typhoon season normally runs from June to November. You should monitor the progress of approaching storms. See Natural disasters.
It’s not possible to enter North Korea from South Korea without special permission.
The South Korean authorities normally hold nationwide civil emergency exercises on the 15th day of the month, eight times a year. Sirens are sounded, transport stopped and some people are asked to take shelter in metro stations or basements. See Civil emergency exercises.
There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism
Around 100,000 British nationals visit South Korea every year. Most visits are trouble-free.
The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.