Saturday, January 29, 2022

Traditional paper lanterns to light up Singaporean garden

"Royal Family's Walk," a showcase of the royal procession of the king and queen during the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) in front of Seoul's Gyeongbokgung...

BTS stars in video promoting tourism in Seoul

▲ A promotional video on tourism in Seoul features K-pop sensation BTS. (Screen capture from Seoul Metropolitan City’s official YouTube channel) By Kim Minji K-pop sensation BTS,...

New travel program promotes visits to 21 nat’l parks

The Korea National Park Service has launched a three-year tourism program dubbed "National Park Passport Vacation" to promote visits to 21 national parks. The photo...

Tourism body picks 100 non-contact vacation spots for summer

The Korea Tourism Organization has selected 100 summer tourist spots to escape the summer heat while being safe from COVID-19. The venues were chosen based on...

Special travel week to promote safe domestic tourism

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will host "2020 Special Travel Week" until July 19 to enable safe tourism amid the coronavirus pandemic. The photo...

Spring awakens at national parks across Korea

A yellow pheasant's eye blossoms on Jan. 24 at Jirisan National Park in Hadong-gun County, Gyeongsangnam-do Province. By Xu Aiying and Lee Hana Photos = Korea National Park Service Flowers...

The ten best places to enjoy sunsets and sunrises in Korea

People watch the sunset at Taean Beach in Chungcheongnam-do Province, one of the five best places that the Korea National Park Service selected to see...

Annual number of foreign tourists to Korea breaks record

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Park Yang-woo (sixth from the left) on Dec. 26 hosts a celebratory ceremony at Incheon International Airport with...

Culture Ministry announces ‘stars of Korean tourism’ for 2019

Naganeupseong Folk Village is a fortress village from the Joseon Dynasty era (1392-1910) in Suncheon, Jeollnam-do Province. In 1983, it was designated Historic Site No. 302 by the government....

Nation’s biggest shopping festival Korea Sale Festa marks 4th year

Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Sung Yun-mo (second from the left) on Oct. 31 laughs with popular TV personality Kang Ho-dong, the promotional ambassador for...

ASEAN-Korea Train departs to raise mutual understanding

Lee Kyu-young, station master of Seoul Station, on Oct. 16 gives a salute to the departing train at the launching ceremony for the ASEAN-Korea Train. By Jeon Han and Lee Jihae Photos = Kim...

Fall foliage comes 1-4 days later this year

The weather service Weatheri says the first fall foliage in Korea started on Sept. 27 at Seoraksan Mountain in Gangwon-do Province. The peak of...

New fall walking tour to feature Sarangchae exhibition hall

This is an exhibition at Cheong Wa Dae Sarangchae, the quasi-museum of the presidential office of Cheong Wa Dae. The Korea Tourism Organization announced...

3rd DMZ Peace Trail to open in Paju on Aug. 10

Visitors to the DMZ Peace Trail in Goseong-gun County, Gangwon-do Province, on April 27 walk along the 2.7-km Course A of the trail. (Korea.net...

Aug. 8 designated Island Day to promote domestic tourism

The Ministry of the Interior and Safety has designated Aug. 8 as Island Day to promote the country's islands. Pictured here is the scenic...

‘Bangtan Tour’ features top sites appearing in BTS videos, album covers

The Korea Tourism Organization from June 10-24 conducted a survey on the popularity of venues featured in the music videos and album covers of...

History-rich county offers refreshing summer taste of lotus wrap dish

Ingredients such as grain, lotus roots, dates and nuts are put on a lotus leaf along with rice and then wrapped. The wrap is...

Seoul Botanic Park provides green oasis for urban dwellers

By Xu Aiying and Kim Hwaya Photos = Kim Sunjoo Video = Choi Tae-soon Seoul | May 23, 2019 The Spanish Cypress, the Australian boab and the South African bottle trees. All of...

DMZ Peace Trail opened to public for 1st time in 65 years

Visitors on April 27 walk along a fortified coastal road known as the DMZ Peace Trail in Goseong-gun County, Gangwon-do Province. The trail has...

#HANAGo Season 2 Ep. 4 – Korea’s spring flowers

Hi, it's Hana of #HANAGo. Today I'm going to answer a question sent in by Esraa Elzeny from Egypt who asked, "Where are the most...

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