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Imcheonggak, birthplace of a 500-year legacy
Apr 11, 2016
As the largest private Hanok residence in Korea, Imcheonggak (임청각, 臨淸閣) represents the 500-year legacy of Andong's Goseong Yi family. Andong-si City in Gyeongsangbuk-do Province has been celebrated as the Town of the Yangban, or families of noble birth, ever since Joseon t...

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Tasty tales of Andong
Apr 11, 2016
Andong, a city imbued with the spirit of Confucianism, has many regional delicacies that have interesting backstories about how they came to be served on the dinner table. Owing to the region's deep-rooted Confucianist traditions, Andong has more varieties of ancestral ce...

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Take the K-Travel Bus to Tongyeong
Apr 05, 2016
On March 25 and 26, the Visit Korea Committee (VKC) held a successful opening ceremony for its K-Travel Bus program. The ceremony was graced by the presence of the VKC chairman himself, Park Sam Gu, as well as by an appointed honorary ambassador of the K-Travel Bus, actor Jung Il...

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K-Travel Bus: Gangwon-do Province
Mar 30, 2016
After experiencing the first K-Travel Bus to Gangwon-do Province on March 25, Wong Boon Chin from Malaysia said, "I will definitely visit Pyeongchang once the Winter Olympic Games begin in 2018." The K-Travel Bus is a new bus travel package put together by the Ministry ...

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Flower festivals in full bloom across Korea
Mar 28, 2016
The Yeouido Spring Flower Festival, one of the most famous spring events in Seoul, opens along Yunjung-ro Street on Yeouido in Yeongdeungpo-gu every April. With spring's warmer breezes in the air, the cherry blossoms, cornelian cherries, azaleas, plum blossoms and can...

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K-Travel Bus, ‘What a place like this in Korea!’
Mar 28, 2016
Foreign visitors to Korea want to go everywhere in Korea. Nevertheless, it’s a fact that they don’t dare go to local places, except large cities, including Seoul, Busan, Jeju Island, or other well-known places. They can't enjoy visiting Korea due to difficulties, such as a lack o...

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Camping on the warmhearted Bigeumdo Island
Mar 24, 2016
Traveling to unfamiliar places can be daunting. However, it can also lead to special experiences and unforgettable memories. For wanderers like my husband and me, taking trips to unfamiliar places is an opportunity that we need to seize while we still can. We both love ...

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Travel to forgotten train stations with Tour Trains
Mar 18, 2016
Passengers on the S-train, one of the Tour Trains which crosses Gyeongsangnam-do and Jeollanam-do provinces, enjoy some tea onboard a special train car. A group of tourists enjoy their tea, sitting on the floor and chatting cross-legged while another group enjoys a foot...

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Visiting the Haneul Park
Mar 17, 2016
I had been hearing people describe how beautiful Haneul Park, or Sky Park, was in the autumn with its huge Miscanthus and sunflower fields. For a selfie psycho like me, I definitely don’t want to miss this great photo shooting chance. So I decided to go there and give it ...

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6 days in paradise
Mar 16, 2016
In late January, my name was announced as a winner by the KBS World TV channel. My happiness and pride knew no bounds, since finally I would travel to my beloved Korea. Saint Augustine said that the world is a book, and that those who do not travel read only one page of it....