Saturday, September 25, 2021
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Greeting 2017’s first sunrise with seaside festivities

In Korean, Songgu Yeongsin (송구영신, 送舊迎新) is an age-old saying which means "time to let go of the old year, and turn over a...
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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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Spots in Korea visited by Korea.net in 2016

Busan's charms match its title as South Korea’s second city. Visitors are always amused by something new as there are countless things to see...
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Tourist industry remains stable: culture minister

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Cho Yoonsun (second from left) visits the Myeong-dong shopping district in central Seoul on Dec. 11. The minister...
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2016 Korean Tourism Awards

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Cho Yoonsun (third from right) poses for a picture with representatives from Gangneung Coffee Street at the 2016...
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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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Best winter countryside destinations

Nestled in the Korean countryside are villages that exude the kind of warmth and generosity that can only be felt in close-knit rural communities. On...
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Restoration brings Yangjaecheon Stream back to life

A white heron flies over the Yangjaecheon Stream, a body of water once called the Haktan (학탄) after the flocks of cranes, or hak,...
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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,...
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Seoul exudes last-minute autumn vibes

Hikers take a stroll during their lunch break on Nov. 16 around Samcheong Park, colored in yellow and red with its autumn leaves. The...
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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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Exploring Seongnyugul, the limestone caves of Uljin

Though it's not often talked about, Korea has some interesting caverns that are open to the public. One of those is the Seongnyu Cave...
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Top 5 Hangang River trails to explore this fall

The Banpo Subyeon-gil trail leads you down to the Hangang riverbank, rustling with the golden ripples of reeds and willow branches. Here you can...
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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...
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Traditional markets enrich Autumn Travel Week

A wide variety of events are unfolding at traditional markets across the country in celebration of Autumn Travel Week, a two-week festival running from...
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Koreaphiles discover hidden treasures of Busan

“I’m so excited. This is one of the three cities that I most wanted to visit when I was in Korea.” On the train to...
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Top 10 national park trails to enjoy this autumn

Autumn has arrived, the season for strolling across landscapes booming with red and golden hues. Word has it that we can expect more colorful foliage...
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Autumn Travel Week brings tourist discounts, opens new sites

The 2016 Autumn Travel Week offers a variety of tourist options in areas that used to be closed to the public, as well as...
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Enjoy regional foods this Autumn Travel Week

As the gentle breeze colors the mountains with red, yellow and orange this autumn, you might like to take a trip around the country...
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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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