Thursday, July 19, 2018
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 be staged in Japan at the Korea Performance Festival in Tokyo from May 24 to...
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 in front of Seoul City Hall on May 21. By Hahm Hee-eun Photos = Jeon Han Seoul | May 21,...
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 ancestral tablet for Huibin from the Jang family (희빈 장씨, 禧嬪 張氏) (1699-1694), a royal...
The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) will launch a promotion campaign for Korean shows and concerts from May 15 to June 30 that makes use of Alipay, a leading third-party online payment solution in China. (KTO) By Min Yea-Ji and Lee Hana The Korea Tourism...
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 = Korea Tourism Organization The 46th Korea Tourism Photo Contest is now open, showing the beautiful landscapes...
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 arena in Mapo-gu District, Seoul. (Seoul Metropolitan Government) By Kim Tae Won and Kim Young Shin  The Seoul Metropolitan Government...
The Seoul Metropolitan Government is hosting a range of events to celebrate the 2018 Spring Welcome Week for World Tourists, which falls between April 25 and May 5 this year. (Seoul Metropolitan Government) By Lee Kyoung Mi and Kim Young Shin Seoul is hosting...
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 on Feb. 15, to watch the Games. (Korea.net DB) By Sohn JiAe Non-Korean visitors to Korea during the...
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 Organization Tourist attractions near Panmunjeom, the site of the upcoming 2018 Inter-Korean Summit, are getting more...
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 bibimbap mixed rice with toppings, such as shredded dried pollack, rock tripe and sautéed gochujang red pepper...
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. (KTO) By Xu Aiying and Yoon Sojung The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) announced on March 19 that it would start...
Each April, Jeju Island's fields turn bright yellow as canola flowers come into bloom. Pictured is a field of canola near Sanbangsan Mountain. (Jeju Tourism Organization) By Min Yea-Ji and Lee Hana The year's most colorful, fragrant season is upon us. The warm breeze is...

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