Friday, July 19, 2019

8 national parks offer lunchbox service

This lunch set is available for advance purchase by visitors to Sobaeksan Mountain National Park in Chungcheongbuk-do Province. (Korea National Park Service) By Park Gil-ja and Kim Minji  Since...

Spring Travel Week to feature unique tours and discounts

Spring Travel Week (April 27-May 12) will offer specialized tours and deals throughout the country. (Jeon Han) By Kim Hyelin and Kim Hwaya  Spring Travel Week, slated for April...

SE Asian interest in visiting Korea rises for 5 straight years

A common sight around Seoul's Gyeongbokgung Palace is foreign tourists walking around dressed in Hanbok (traditional Korean attire). The Korea Tourism Organization on March...

Korea sees earlier arrival of spring this year

Forsythias, azaleas and cherry blossoms this year will bloom three to five days earlier than in an average year. By Lee Kyoung Mi and Kim Hwaya Photos = Korea.net...

Seollal tourism hotspots for celebrating Year of the Golden Pig

The golden pig statue at the front yard of Geungnakjeon Hall at Bulguksa Temple in Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, is a popular tourist spot among...

Asians prefer shopping, Westerners visiting palaces when in Seoul: poll

Three tourists on Dec. 6, 2018, take a group selfie at Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul. (Jeon Han) By Kang Gahui and Kim Young Shin  Asian visitors in Seoul consider...

Asians prefer shopping, Westerners palace visits when in Seoul: poll

Three tourists on Dec. 6, 2018, take a group selfie at Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul. (Jeon Han) By Kang Gahui and Kim Young Shin  Asian visitors in Seoul consider...

Korea Grand Sale to offer extensive tourist discounts, offers

Korea Grand Sale 2019, to run from Jan. 17 to Feb. 28, will offer overseas tourists huge discounts and benefits in select sectors like...

Nat’l park service lists 6 lesser-known spots to see sunrise, sunset

Dalah Park inside Hallyeohaesang National Park in Tongyeong, Gyeongsangnam-do Province, has a sunset observatory with a wonderful view of sunlight reflected on the sea...

Nat’l park service lists 6 lesser-known spots to see sunrise, sunset

Dalah Park inside Hallyeohaesang National Park in Tongyeong, Gyeongsangnam-do Province, has a sunset observatory with a wonderful view of sunlight reflected on the sea...

New medical tourism support center opened at Incheon Int’l Airport

The Medical Tourism Support Center, which opened on Dec. 18 at the arrival section of Terminal 1 at Incheon International Airport, offers information on...

Overseas tourists happier when traveling both Seoul, local areas

Deoksugung Palace is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Seoul. By Kang Gahui and Yoon Sojung Photos = Jeon Han Research has shown that overseas sightseers who visit Korea...

The music of peace to be played at the DMZ

The Eighth Army Band will perform on stage during the Peace Festival for the Transformation of the DMZ at Camp Greaves in Paju City,...

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...

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