Tuesday, June 25, 2019
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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...
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Forest of Wisdom builds new reading paradigm

Paju's Forest of Wisdom greets visitors with 8-meter shelves stacked with books donated by Korean scholars, intellectuals and specialists from a variety of fields. "Eight...
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Stay overnight with books in a ‘home for paper’

The Jijihyang hotel provides Author Rooms where guests can not only read the books stacked on the shelves, but can also be inspired by...
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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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Explore the foods of Seoul across its alleyways

For tourists in Seoul, which neighborhoods do they just have to explore? The recently published “Top 30 Famous Alleys in Seoul” will guide the intrepid...
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Best places to watch the sunrise with family in national parks

On the last day of the year, beaches on the eastern coast of the country are crowded with visitors who want to see the...
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Forest temples get immersed in autumn

Maple leaves covered by an autumn rain color one corner of Hwaeomsa Temple. Located near Jirisan Mountain, the temple is known...
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Enjoy autumn nights at royal palaces

Seoul, the Korean capital since 1392, is home to a number of royal palaces, ancient structures scattered across the modern city center. Two of...
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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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Surround yourself with nature on Daebudo Island

The Gubongdo Sunset Observatory is the highlight of Daebudo Haesolgil trail No. 1. This spot is best known for its sunsets, where one can...
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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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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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Bukchon brings small-town warmth to bustling capital

According to the Korea Tourism Organization, a total of 14,201,516 people came to Korea during the year 2014. What elements attracted them to Korea? A...
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Bukchon brings small-town warmth to bustling capital

According to the Korea Tourism Organization, a total of 14,201,516 people came to Korea during the year 2014. What elements attracted them to Korea? A...
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Avoid summer heat at waterfalls

A family on vacation avoids the heat at the Suok Falls in Goesan, Chungcheongbuk-do (North Chungcheong Province). The sweltering summer heat continues to bother people,...
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Visit a farm, meet the animals this summer

There is a range of wildlife species that exist around the world. Livestock, in particular, is the key to human survival. Amid rapid urbanization,...
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Spend your summer at the river

One of the most mentioned things about the merits of living in Seoul, by both Koreans and non-Koreans alike, is the Hangang River that...
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Escape the heat wave with Korail

Summer has officially begun, as the scorching sun and sweltering heat drains people of their energy and causes them to sweat, even if standing...
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Beaches cool the summer heat wave

The entire nation has been plunged into the midst of summer, with daytime temperatures in Seoul on June 10 reaching 34.9 degrees Celsius. Due to...
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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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