Friday, June 28, 2019
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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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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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See future of tech at Seoul’s Igloo Festival

By Jeon Han and Yoon Sojung Photos = Jeon Han Video = Kim Sunjoo Seoul | Jan. 30 An igloo has been built in Seoul Plaza in central Seoul. This is not...
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Gangwon-do invites you to its winter festivals

Snow sculptures of Soohorang and Bandabi, the official mascots for the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, stand in a snowy field during...
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Tourists to get more tax back for shopping in Korea

The limits on an immediate tax refund for tourists visiting Korea is raised to KRW 300,000, from the former KRW 200,000. The photo above...
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How to save your money during PyeongChang Games

The ‘Korea Tour Card’ offers a variety of discounts on accommodations and entrance fees to tourist sites to non-Korean visitors. By Kim Tae Won and Sohn JiAe A series...
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KTX Gyeonggang Line connects Seoul to Olympic cities

The KTX Gyeonggang high-speed train line that takes just 1 hour and 54 minutes to connect Seoul and Gangneung, one of the host cities...
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Incheon Terminal 2 ready to greet tourists around the globe

Incheon International Airport completed construction on its second passenger terminal at the end of September this year. It officially opens on Jan. 18, 2018,...
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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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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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Joseon royal tombs host heritage events

Royal Joseon tombs in Seoul and Gyeonggi-do Province will be hosting a range of heritage events from Oct. 22 to Nov. 5. The photo...
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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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Fall into autumn at these special sites

The peak of autumn foliage in Korea this year will begin Oct. 17. People can enjoy the colorful fall foliage at various spots, including...
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Halal Restaurant Week in Korea

By Korea.net Honorary Reporter Roufida Abouelwafa Ahmed Photos = Korea Tourism OrganizationStarting Sept. 1 and through to Oct. 31, the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) will be hosting...
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Korean tourism keywords: much more than just kimchi

On Sept. 5, the Korea Tourism Organization released a report about Korean tourism keywords from 2016 in major search engines like Google, Baidu and...
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Summer wildflowers bloom on Jirisan

Jiri meadowsweet flowers, or Jiriteoripul (지리터리풀), are native to Jirisan Mountain and reach full bloom between July and August. By Min Yea-Ji and Lee Hana Photos = Korea National Park Service Summer...
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Halal food on the rise in Korea

Lamb shish kebab (top) and Adana kebab are both signature menu items at Kervan, a halal Turkish restaurant certified by the Korea Muslim Federation. By Kim...
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Jeju’s summer nights bring in the tourists

Jeju’s Hyeobjae, Hamdeok, Iho Tewoo and Samyang beaches now allow swimmers to stay two more hours after dark, until 9 p.m., for a limited...
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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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‘Welcome to Joseon’

As part of the ‘Welcome to Joseon’ festival at the Korean Folk Village in Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do Province, the ‘Birthday Party for the Village Governor’...

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