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Land’s end: Haenam
Dec 18, 2014
If you’re looking to escape the urban jungle of Seoul for a weekend, it would be hard to find a spot further away than Haenam. Jutting out into the southern seas at the very southwest tip of the Korean Peninsula, not only is Haenam far away geographically, but in terms of ambianc...

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Seoul selected 'best biz meeting city' for 3 years
Dec 16, 2014
Seoul has been recently chosen as the best city for business meetings by readers of Business Traveler. The above photo shows a bird's-eye view of Seoul from the peak of Namsan Mountain.Readers of a well-known international travel monthly have selected Seoul as the best business m...

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A must-go in December: the Huirisan recreational forest
Dec 09, 2014
As we enter December and approach the end of the year, everyone needs a moment to catch their breath and to reflect on the year past. One of the best spots to visit this December is the Huirisan Mountain Nature Reserve & Recreational Forest located in Seocheon, South Chungche...

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Travel through magnificent scenery along an inland high...
Dec 03, 2014
There's a province in the middle of Korea, a country surrounded by water on three sides, where one cannot see the oceans at all. It's Chungcheongbuk-do, or North Chungcheong Province, the smallest peninsular province of Korea, with an area of only 7,432 square kilometers. As the ...

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Colorful beaches of Jeju Island attract visitors
Dec 02, 2014
The ocean view can be seen on the right while descending the Seongsan Ilchulbong. This beach has black sand, which can be found scattered around the beaches of Jeju.Jeju Island has been known as a popular honeymoon destination for many years. The island province also offers many ...

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Seongsan Ilchulbong: Jeju's sunrise peak
Dec 01, 2014
People on the Seongsan Ilchulbong take photos of the scenic view. From the top, they can see the wide open bowl of the crater, looking like an expanse of grassland. Men and women of all ages climb up the mountain. Their nationalities vary, as they all wear different clothes and s...

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Enjoy the hidden scenery of Jeju on foot
Dec 01, 2014
Walking is the best way to explore every nook and cranny along the way. It allows travelers to see and experience things that they are very likely to have missed out on from their vehicles. The pleasures that nature gives us -- the sounds of grass bending with the wind, kicki...

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“Get a taste of this.”
Nov 26, 2014
Jeong Gwang-u, owner of Lotto Fisheries in the Tongyeong Jungang Market, shows off a red seabream for sashimi on November 24. "Get a taste of this." This is something that every visitor hears when they visit the Tongyeong Jungang Market. Everyone from taxi drivers, to average cit...

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Paju Jangdan soybean festival ends in success
Nov 24, 2014
A festival celebrating the Jangdan soybean, a legume known to have been served to kings, was held last weekend at the Imjingak Plaza in Paju, Gyeonggi-do Province. Around 760,000 visitors flocked to the three-day festival between November 21 and 23 to enjoy newly-harvested beans ...

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Rural experience with expats in Korea
Nov 10, 2014
A farm tour took place in Gyeonggi-do (Gyeonggi Province) on November 8. Over 30 people took part in the event, including foreign correspondents and their families, taking the opportunity to look around some of the pastoral tourist attractions surrounding Seoul. Participants tour...