Friday, February 22, 2019
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Photos reveal hidden charms of Korea

A photo of Unjoru House wins the top prize in this year’s Korea Tourism Photo Contest. The photo has been recognized for showing the...
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Chuseok holiday abounds with tourist discounts

With Chuseok (추석, 秋夕), the Korean mid-autumn harvest festival, just around the corner, a series of discounts at tourist sites and accommodations will add...

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,...
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Jecheon, a city of serenity, excitement

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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Abandoned mine becomes must-visit tourist attraction

In 2010, only about 3,000 tourists visited Gwangmyeong in Gyeonggi-do Province. However, by 2015, that number had jumped 514 times, hitting 1.54 million. The secret...
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Singaporean tourists enjoy Haeparang Trail

A group of Singaporean tourists appreciate the scenic views off into the East Sea on Nov. 29 as they walk along the Haeparang Trail,...
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Seoul offers free e-sports tour to international fans

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...
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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...

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...
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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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Take a family trip to must-visit spots near Panmunjeom

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...
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Suncheon outdoor film studio bridges generations

A replica of Seoul's Bongchon-dong hillside village at Suncheon's outdoor film studio shows what life was like in Seoul in the '80s. Students walk...
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Seoraksan Mountain to reopen scenic point after 46 years

Just as its name suggests, the Mangyeongdae view points are some of the most stunning in the country. Each region of Seoraksan National Park...
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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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Gangwon-do delicacy: potato ongsimi from Gangneung

Gangwon-do Province is known for its potatoes. The starchy staple is prepared in a myriad of ways around the world, but in Gangneung the...
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Koreaphiles discover hidden treasures of Tongyeong

Korea.net honorary reporters pose against a backdrop of the waterway between Hansando Island in Tongyeong in Gyeongsangnam-do Province, and Yeosu in Jeollanam-do Province, known...

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...
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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....

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...
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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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