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Minister Yu visits 2 southern cities to boost regional tourism

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Yu In Chon on Dec. 21 shouts the slogan "Regions to Visit, Stay...

Tourism ministry hosts promotional event in NY

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, along with the Korea Tourism Organization held a "K-Tourism Roadshow" in New York's...

Jeju tour allows visitors to enjoy sea, protect environment

Participants in the "E-Run Trip" on June 2 pose for a group photo while holding scrap metal they...

Pop-up relay event for cultural content to start in Busan

Members of the International Bureau of Expositions (BIE) in April watch a fireworks display above the Gwangandaegyo Bridge...

Seafood on southern island delights 7 Honorary Reporters

Seven Korea.net Honorary Reporters visiting Namhae-gun County, Gyeongsangnam-do Province, on a seafood tour on May 24 pose for a photo at a restaurant...

Culture Ministry launches this year’s 100 K-Culture-Tourism Event

Freize-KIAF (Korea International Art Fair) is part of this year's 100 K-Culture-Tourism Event hosted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and...

Korea.net checks out Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival

https://www.youtube.com/embed/2EPn2Dywh_Y By Hong Angie and Aisylu Akhmetzianova Video = Lee Jun Young A burs...

Campaign promotes tourism in Korea at World Cup in Qatar

Visitors in Doha, Qatar, crowd around the booth for promoting tourism in Korea.   By Jung Joo-ri Photos = Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism An official booth for promoting...

From boilermakers to luxury drinks, 4 experts discuss Korean booze culture

  From left are Won Spirits CEO Jay Park, Damhwa CEO Lee Jaeook, Korea Studio Sool Director Park Rokdam and Won Spirits Chief Communications Officer Kim Hee-jun. By...

Photo essay of Ulleungdo and Dokdo islands

To mark Dokdo Day on Oct. 25, the Northeast Asian History Foundation invited Korea.net Honorary Reporters to go on a trip from Nov. 1-4...

Traditional booze wins over seven Honorary Reporters at tasting session

By Hong Kilju and Aisylu Akhmetzianova Photos = Kim Sunjoo Video = Lee Jun Young The silky and milky makgeolli (rice wine), dark yellow yakju (clear liquor) and crystal clear soju (liquor). All of...

Buddhist templestay program attracts over 6M participants in 20 years

Launched in 2002, the Buddhist templestay project attracted more than six million people over the last two decades, with 11% of those attending coming from overseas. Shown are...

Seoul city gov’t releases list of 96 best trails to enjoy fall leaves

The Seoul Metropolitan Government on Oct. 25 released its list of the city's 96 best autumn trails, including this colorful leaf-covered path along Anyangcheon Stream. By Park Hye...

Pairing Korean food with booze (2): soju and beer

  Yoon Sook-ja, director of the Institute of Traditional Korean Food, recommends pairing dwaeji bulgogi (marinated grilled pork) with soju (clear liquor). By Yoon Sojung with contribution from Kim Yeonsue Photos...

Pairing Korean food with booze (I): makgeolli and raspberry wine

Yoon Sook-ja, director of the Institute of Traditional Korean Food, recommends pairing nokdujeon (pancakes made with mung bean, pork and kimchi) with makgeolli (milky rice wine). She said the savory taste...

Premium traditional liquor uses new methods, regional ingredients

  The distillery Soolawon is based in Yeoju, Gyeonggi-do Province. By Min Yea-Ji Photos = Kim Sunjoo Video = Lee Jun Young Yeoju | Gyeonggi-do Province "I want to not only maintain...

NY Times’ travel column highlights Korea’s rural areas

The New York Times on Sept. 25 ran a column on rural areas in Korea written by travel writer Adam Graham with the headline "Exploring 'The...

Gamhongno: liquor with centuries of storied legacy

  Gamhongno, which means "bright dew with a sweet taste," was called one of the top three alcoholic beverages of the Joseon Dynasty in the book...

Geochang festival unites people, nature, theater in southern county

Drones in the sky on July 22 form the expression "Begin Again" at the opening ceremony of the 32nd Geochang International Festival of Theatre at...

Hangang River Festival to be held for 1st time in 3 years

The poster for this year's Hangang River Festival By Aisylu Akhmetzianova Photos = Hangang Project Headquarters of Seoul Metropolitan Government A midsummer festival highlighting the charms of the Hangang River in...

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