Travel publisher Lonely Planet has selected Korea, the host country of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, as one of its top-10 countries to visit in 2018. The photo above shows the Alpensia ski resort in Pyeongchang,...
President Chung Il-young (right) of the Incheon International Airport Corporation rejoices with Chief Executive Officer Declan Collier of the Airports Council International after Chung receives the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Special Recognition award in recognition of Incheon airport winning...
Royal Joseon tombs in Seoul and Gyeonggi-do Province will be hosting a range of heritage events from Oct. 22 to Nov. 5. The photo above shows the Seolleung Royal Tomb (선릉, 宣陵). (Korea.net DB)By Kim Young Shin Seven royal Joseon tombs...
The Olympic Aribaugil hiking trail that connects the three host cities of next year’s PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games -- Gangneung, Pyeongchang and Jeongseon, all in Gangwon-do Province -- officially opened on Oct. 14. Pictured is section No. 8...
The peak of autumn foliage in Korea this year will begin Oct. 17. People can enjoy the colorful fall foliage at various spots, including some well-known mountain parks. Above is the Sanmagiyet-gil Road (산막이옛길) in Goesan County, Chungcheongbuk-do Province.By Kim...
By Korea.net Honorary Reporter Roufida Abouelwafa Ahmed Photos = Korea Tourism OrganizationStarting Sept. 1 and through to Oct. 31, the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) will be hosting a series of events at halal restaurants across Korea. This is the second time the...
On Sept. 5, the Korea Tourism Organization released a report about Korean tourism keywords from 2016 in major search engines like Google, Baidu and Yahoo. The photo above shows a group of tourists visiting Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul in...
Jiri meadowsweet flowers, or Jiriteoripul (지리터리풀), are native to Jirisan Mountain and reach full bloom between July and August.By Min Yea-Ji and Lee Hana Photos = Korea National Park ServiceSummer wildflowers have bloomed across Jirisan Mountain and atop the 1,507-meter Nogodan Peak.Wildflowers that can be...
Lamb shish kebab (top) and Adana kebab are both signature menu items at Kervan, a halal Turkish restaurant certified by the Korea Muslim Federation.By Kim Young Deok, Xu Aiying and Yoon Sojung Photos = Xu AiyingJuly 27, 2017 | SeoulThe word halal simply means "allowed" in Arabic....
Jeju’s Hyeobjae, Hamdeok, Iho Tewoo and Samyang beaches now allow swimmers to stay two more hours after dark, until 9 p.m., for a limited time until Aug. 15. In the photo above, visitors enjoy Iho Tewoo Beach late at...
Incheon International Airport is one of the best airports in the world.By Korea.net Honorary Reporter Salwa Elzeny Photos = Salwa ElzenyAs someone unknown once said, “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.”Airports are the first gateway to your...
As part of the ‘Welcome to Joseon’ festival at the Korean Folk Village in Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do Province, the ‘Birthday Party for the Village Governor’ show amuses visitors on May 1.By Kim Young-ah and Sohn JiAe Photos= Kim Young-ah May 1,...

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