Tuesday, December 10, 2019
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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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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...

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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Travel to Busan, Ulsan and Gyeongju

Being a university student in Korea can be really stressful: final exams, presentations and group project deadlines all pile up before Christmas. That's why...
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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...

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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Korea’s best bicycle paths

As we enter the final stretches of autumn, people seeking adventure might like to hop on their bicycles and take advantage of the sunlit,...

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...
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Traditional markets serve up all things beautiful, delicious

Participants in the ‘Expats’ Exploration of Traditional Markets’ project have fun as they take part in a mission to find any 'bath stuff(1 piece)'...
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A night in a traditional home gives great respite

Nowadays, many tourists flying to Korea travel much further than just hitting the well-known tourist destinations and places that spotlight pop music, soap operas...
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Jeonggangwon, a traditional Hanok compound that serves some traditional Korean food, is located in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do Province. (Korea Tourism Organization) By Kim Young Deok and Kim Young Shin The...
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Enjoy the seasons with flower festivals

Irises are in full bloom near the pavilion in the Garden of Morning Calm. Peonies, hydrangeas, lilies and irises. Naming a few of them makes everyone...
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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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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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Treasures discovered in Tongyeong

“Wonderful life at sea.” “Tranquility.” “Breathtaking landscape.” This is how the 2017 Korea.net Honorary Reporters described Tongyeong in Gyeongsangnam-do Province. Early in the morning on Dec....
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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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Seoul announced official spring flower trails

The pathway along the Anyangcheon Stream in Yeongdeungpo-gu District, Seoul, offers some of the most beautiful cherry blossom walking trails every April. Spring has sprung....
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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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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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Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival

The Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival along the riverside in Hwacheon-gun, Gangwon-do Province, takes place from Jan. 14 to Feb. 5. The Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice...

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