Friday, April 20, 2018
The official ‘Go PyeongChang’ mobile app for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games helps visitors to reach Olympic venues in the fastest and easiest manner possible. (captured image from the app) By Hur SomEe and Sohn JiAe A mobile app is now...
At the Hoengseong Rest Stop along the Yeongdong Expressway, you can taste some delicious hwangtae pollack soup with chodang soft tofu (left) and a beef steak minced with rice cake and deodeok root. By Lee Kyoung Mi and Yoon Jihye  Photos = Korea Expressway Corporation While the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and...
Stretching all across Gangwon-do Province, there's a special network of walking paths called the Olympic Aribaugil. It connects all three host cities of the 2018 Winter Olympics -- Pyeongchang, Jeongseon and Gangneung -- and is composed of nine separate...
Free shuttle buses will operate between Seoul and PyeongChang and Gangneung during the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The above photo shows the shuttle bus route maps. (Seoul Metropolitan Government) By Hur SomEe and Yoon Sojung Free shuttle buses will operate between...
Winter in Korea gets extremely cold and windy. The photo above shows Deogyusan Mountain in Gyeongsangnam-do Province covered in snow. (Korea Tourism Organization) By Lee Kyoung Mi and Kim Young Shin This February, all eyes are on Korea, the host of the PyeongChang 2018...
By Jeon Han and Yoon Sojung Photos = Jeon Han Video = Kim Sunjoo Seoul | Jan. 30 An igloo has been built in Seoul Plaza in central Seoul. This is not an ice house to avoid the cold, however. It's an igloo designed to show off...
Snow sculptures of Soohorang and Bandabi, the official mascots for the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, stand in a snowy field during the 2017 Daegwallyeong Snow Festival in Pyeongchang-gun County, Gangwon-do Province, on Feb. 3, 2017. (Korea.net...
The limits on an immediate tax refund for tourists visiting Korea is raised to KRW 300,000, from the former KRW 200,000. The photo above shows Seoul’s famous shopping district of Myeongdong in 2015. (Korea.net DB) By Kim Eun-young and Kim Young Shin  Tourists will...
The ‘Korea Tour Card’ offers a variety of discounts on accommodations and entrance fees to tourist sites to non-Korean visitors. By Kim Tae Won and Sohn JiAe A series of special discount cards or passes have come to reduce entrance or transportation fees for...
The KTX Gyeonggang high-speed train line that takes just 1 hour and 54 minutes to connect Seoul and Gangneung, one of the host cities in Gangwon-do Province for next year’s PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, is unveiled...
Incheon International Airport completed construction on its second passenger terminal at the end of September this year. It officially opens on Jan. 18, 2018, ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. By Xu Aiying and Yoon Sojung Photos = Jeon Han Incheon...
Lanterns to promote the upcoming PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games are on display at the Seoul Lantern Festival, along the Cheonggyecheon Stream in downtown Seoul until Nov. 19. By Kim Young Deok and Kim Young Shin  Photos = Kim Sunjoo  Video = Kim Sunjoo  Seoul |...

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