Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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All smiles in Myeongdong

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Kim Jongdeok attends a 'K-Smile' tourism promotion event in Myeongdong on Feb. 12 and presents a tourist with...
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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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Danyang, where nature meets history

For the year 2017, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced a list of 10 travel destinations and itineraries covering spots all over...
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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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Online tourist complaint site expands services

The government reopened its Tourist Complaint Center on Nov. 7. People who wish to make a complaint can register their complaint at the website...
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Enjoy the Korean winter outdoors

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...
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World’s best airport

Incheon International Airport is one of the best airports in the world. By Korea.net Honorary Reporter Salwa Elzeny Photos = Salwa Elzeny As someone unknown once said, “Travel is...
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Nation-wide sales attract tourists to Korea

The Korea Grand Sale, a nation-wide series of discounts combined with a tourism promotional campaign, takes place from Jan. 20 to Feb. 28. Tourists...
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Palace snowscape welcomes tourists

Visitors to the Secret Garden at Changdeokgung Palace enjoy the snowy scenery while listening to a tour guide’s comments about the Juhamnu Pavillion. Changdeokgung Palace,...
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Visit world heritage sites, enjoy nature, history

Travel to Hallasan Mountain and to the Seongsan Ilchulbung of Jeju Island and learn more about its volcanic geographic features. Visit the Hwasun Dolmen in...
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The ultimate Suncheon guide

The reed fields of Suncheonman Bay are breathtaking, while a night at one of the old, traditional thatched houses in the Naganeupseong village can...
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Restaurant guidebook published in Arabic

‘Muslim-friendly Restaurants in Korea’ introduces 118 restaurants in Seoul and across Korea in five categories and includes halal certification information, all in Arabic. For many...
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Tasty tales of Andong

Andong, a city imbued with the spirit of Confucianism, has many regional delicacies that have interesting backstories about how they came to be served...
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Seoul to offer public transport support for Olympic visitors

Free shuttle buses will operate between Seoul and PyeongChang and Gangneung during the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The above photo shows...
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Incheon airport remains world’s best airport for 12th year

President Chung Il-young (right) of the Incheon International Airport Corporation rejoices with Chief Executive Officer Declan Collier of the Airports Council International after Chung...
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Lonely Planet chooses Korea as must-visit 2018 destination

Travel publisher Lonely Planet has selected Korea, the host country of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, as one of its top-10...
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Pedal power takes tourists toward Busan

Taiwanese bicyclists enjoy the Namhangang River on Sept. 20 as part of a Seoul-Busan bicycle tour. What would it feel like to ride a bicycle...
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Bukchon brings small-town warmth to bustling capital

According to the Korea Tourism Organization, a total of 14,201,516 people came to Korea during the year 2014. What elements attracted them to Korea? A...

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...
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Olympic hiking trail traces 2018 PyeongChang Games

The Olympic Aribaugil hiking trail that connects the three host cities of next year’s PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games -- Gangneung, Pyeongchang and Jeongseon,...

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