Monday, January 7, 2019

Slip back in time at Gyeongbokgung at night

The Gyeongbokgung Palace Starlight Tour features the Gyeonghoeru Pavilion that looks even more gracious when seen under the moonlight at night. By Kang Gahui and Hahm Hee-eun Photos = Kang...
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Devour Busan’s historic delicacies

By Kim Hyelin and Hahm Hee-eun Photos = Korea Tourism Organization Busan | July 31, 2018 Food from different regions can tell us a lot about those places. This is certainly the...
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Seoul hosts night tours at historical sites for non-Korean tourists

The night view of the Huenginjimun Gate is a must-see on Seoul’s night tours of historical sites. By Kim Young Deok and Kim Young Shin  Photos = Seoul Metropolitan...
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Summer by the sea, a perfect vacation spot

Surfers enjoy the waves at the Songjeong Beach in Busan. (Korea Tourism Organization) By Lee Kyoung Mi and Kim Min-Jeung  Transparent emerald-blue seas and sandy beaches surrounded by a...

#HANAGo Episode 1 : Hanok Photo Spots

Hi, it's Hana of #HANAGo. I'm here to answer your questions and to enjoy all that Korea has to offer along the way. Just...
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Eulji-ro Nogari Alley hopes to go global

In Seoul, there's a place called the Euljiro Nogari Alley, tucked away behind exit 4 of Eulji-ro 3-ga Station, where people can enjoy draft...
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Enjoy the summertime on Jeju in July

Jeju Island's Woljeongri Beach serves up some serenely sumptuous scenery. (Korea.net DB) By Lee Kyoung Mi and Lee Hana If you're planning a trip to Jeju Island this July...

#HANAGo – How to get to N Seoul Tower

Hi, I'm Hana. Do you have a question about Korea? If so, just ask and I'll go! #HANAGo! I'm here to answer your questions, and enjoy...
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Jeonggangwon, a traditional Hanok compound that serves some traditional Korean food, is located in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do Province. (Korea Tourism Organization) By Kim Young Deok and Kim Young Shin The...
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Korean musicals delight Japanese audiences

The Korea Tourism Organization promotes Korean performances to crowds in Kobe in March. (Korea Tourism Organization) By Min Yea-Ji and Kim Young Shin  Popular Korean musicals and shows will...
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Team Korea gets set for World Cup

The send-off ceremony for the national soccer team as it heads to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia is held at Seoul Plaza...
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More visitors welcomed at shrine for royal mothers

The Daebingung Shrine (대빈궁, 大嬪宮), one of the seven shrines commemorating seven Joseon royal mothers located inside the Cheong Wa Dae complex, houses the...
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Alipay now available for Korean shows

The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) will launch a promotion campaign for Korean shows and concerts from May 15 to June 30 that makes use...
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Photo contest shows beauty of Korea

The grand prize is awarded to Kim Jae-hyun’s ‘Winding Through Fall Foliage’ at the 45th Korea Tourism Photo Contest in 2017. By Min Yea-Ji and Hahm Hee-eun Photos =...
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Seoul offers free e-sports tour to international fans

The city of Seoul launches test operations of a free e-sports tour for international tourists. The photo above shows the S-Plex Center, an e-sports...
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Seoul gov’t launches more tourism programs

The Seoul Metropolitan Government is hosting a range of events to celebrate the 2018 Spring Welcome Week for World Tourists, which falls between April...
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Survey shows great satisfaction with PyeongChang

PyeongChang Olympic fans have been satisfied with their time in the country. Pictured is a non-Korean family who came to Gangneung in Gangwon-do Province...
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Take a family trip to must-visit spots near Panmunjeom

Some 3,000 pinwheels representing peace stand atop Pinwheel Hill at the Imjingak Pyeonghwa-Nuri Park in Paju, Gyeonggi-do Province. By Jung Joo-ri and Kim Young Shin Photos = Korea Tourism...
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Enjoy your spring break with ancient family clan recipes

Joseon scholar Jeong Yeo-chang’s (정여창, 鄭汝昌) (1450-1504), head of the main clan in Gaepyeong Village in Hamyang, Gyeongsangnam-do Province, would offer up to guests...
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1330 Korea Travel Hotline offers free service around the globe

The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) started to offer a toll-free travel hotline accessible anywhere around the world via a smartphone app on March 19....

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