Saturday, October 16, 2021
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Korea’s ancient Daegaya capital

Korea used to be divided into different countries, each ruled by a king. At some point in Korean history, a kingdom called Daegaya existed,...
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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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Korea’s biggest cherry blossom festival

A famous writer once said, “I dream of standing under trees while cherry blossom petals fall all around me.” Well, it’s that time of...
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Culinary delight of Gangwon-do: freeze-dried pollack

“We’re all ready to serve during next year’s Olympic Games.” Kim Sunyeol runs Hwangtae Hoegwan (황태회관), one of the time-honored hwangtae (황태) restaurants in Pyeongchang,...
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Spring has sprung along Jeju’s canola trails

At the Seogwipo Yuchae Canola Flower International Walking Festival, held in Seogwipo-si, Jeju Island, on March 18 and 19, participants can walk on 5-km,...
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Gangneung, a city of skating, coffee

The Gyeongpo branch of Bohemian Roasters is located next to the Gangneung Ice Arena, the venue that will play host to the skating events...
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Maehwa apricot blossoms welcome spring

The Wondong Maehwa Festival, held in Yangsan-si, Gyeongsangnam-do Province, will welcome guests with maehwa apricot flowers on March 18 and 19 this year. In Seoul,...
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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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Pyeongchang, Olympic city of winter festivities

Visitors can go ice-fishing for trout at the annual Pyeongchang Trout Festival, on the frozen Odaecheon River in Jinbu-myeon Town in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do Province. The...
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Taebaeksan Mountain Snow Festival

Awakened by the freezing temperatures on the bus, I slowly opened my tired eyes just to be greeted by Jack Frost peeping in the...
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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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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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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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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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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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Jecheon, Danyang offer clean air, comfort to the soul

The mountains surrounding Cheongpungho Lake in Jecheon, Chungcheongbuk-do Province, are covered with snow on Jan. 12, turning the lakeside landscape into a painting. Dishes made...
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Spring in December at Jangsado Sea Park

After a short, 40-minute ferry ride, we docked at the wharf on Jangsado Island. The weather was really nice and warm. It didn't feel...
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Being alone is full of fun

Traveling around Korea alone can be great fun. Quite often in modern, high-pressure, urban Korea, a lifestyle driven by the so-called “YOLO” philosophy -- an...
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Trail info goes online

Information about 33,000 kilometers of mountain trails released by the Korea Forest Service includes geographic coordinates, information about trailheads and trail access, length of...
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Tongyeong, city of everlasting joy

Korea.net Honorary Reporters visit the 99-step stairway at Seopirang Village in Tongyeong, Gyeongsangnam-do Province, on Dec. 27. Seopirang Village is decorated with quotes from...

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