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Beaches cool the summer heat wave
Jun 30, 2015
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 this earlier-than-expected heat wave, beaches across the country are preparing for an early opening this season. Accordi...

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All aboard a traditional sailboat
Jun 23, 2015
A traditionally-rigged wooden sailboat revived a few years ago will now be launched at sea and tour around Mokpo and other areas of Jeollanam-do Province (South Jeolla Province), replicating the lives of sailors from the olden days. The tall ship event will take place off...

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Enjoy the seasons with flower festivals
Jun 19, 2015
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 happy, and makes them forget about their busy daily routine. Visitors to the Garden of Morning Calm in Gapyeong, G...

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Recharge your batteries in a forest
Jun 18, 2015
Living a healthy, balanced life has become an important subject for many people today. Many of us pursue a life with a balanced diet accompanied by exercise. Also, we recognize the importance of having enough rest. The constant rise in the number of visitors to forests nationwide...

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Paju is a city of art and nature that embraces the lega...
Jun 17, 2015
Paju’s Imjingak Park was established in 1972 to give consolation to homesick refugees who had fled North Korea during the Korean War (1950-1953). It represents the hope of future reunification. It rests on the banks of the Imjingang River, just south of the Demilitarized Zo...

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Daegwallyeong's Sheep Farm
Jun 09, 2015
You often see this place in Korean dramas and movies and you tell yourself that you must go there when you visit Korea. On a trip to Pyeongchang, the site of the Winter Olympics 2018, I made sure to include "Daegwallyeong Yangtte Mokjang" (Hangeul: 대관령 양떼 목장) in our itinerary. "D...

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The Scenic Mukho Lighthouse
Jun 04, 2015
Firstly some brief history about Mukho Lighthouse. It is guarding the ships & boats since June 8, 1963. Mukho port was opened in August 1941 for fishing & trading coal. Streets where quiet empty & environment was very much silent. Here is the pic of the road across ...

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Jangchung Gymnasium: Korea's First Indoor Sports Arena
May 27, 2015
The first time I visited Jangchung Gymnasium was to watch the Korean Badminton Open years ago. Being a recreational badminton player, I was thrilled to see in action the former world badminton champion and men's singles gold medalist at the Athens Olympics, Taufik Hidayat. Taufik...

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Five Reasons Why I Love Conferences in Korea
May 21, 2015
As an atypical Hallyu fan, I don’t just religiously watch Korean TV dramas, I don’t just make kimchi weekly, and I don’t just spazz over my idols daily. I also study Hallyu. Seriously. Complete with review of related literature, methodology, data gathering, explanations, and all....

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Myeongdong’s Street Food Alley
May 14, 2015
They start bringing in their carts in the afternoon. And one by one, they start preparing, frying, cooking, and finally, they're serving! Yes, serving everyone who wants to enjoy! I'm talking about the food carts in Myeongdong, Seoul, where, in the middle of the main alley ...