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Riverside reservoirs become popular tourism attraction
Jul 25, 2012
Following the completion of the government’s Four Major Rivers Restoration Project, more than 7 million visitors flocked to the waterways over the eight months since the public opening on October 22 last year. Originally geared towards enhancing water management capacity against ...

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Beach getaways to beat the summer heat
Jul 19, 2012
If you’re planning on vacationing in Korea this summer, a visit to one of its many beaches is an absolute must! Korea is surrounded on three sides by water and has plenty of beaches in a variety of shapes and sizes that offer a welcome escape from the summer heat, which can reach...

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Cool summer travel on Korea's coasts
Jul 19, 2012
With plenty of beaches, seafood, and ocean breeze, Korea’s coastal areas have long been favorite destinations for summer vacation. This summer, travelers looking for something new can head to the new scenic points that have opened up along the coasts and take in some of the most ...

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Ulleungdo, an island of mysterious beauty
Jul 10, 2012
The name Ulleungdo means hill-like island with dense primeval forests. The prospect of a trip to Ulleungdo can make your heart flutter not only because of its matchless beauty but also because of its arrogant inaccessibility. Weather permitting, you can set foot on the island wit...

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Dokdo, islets of solitary beauty in the East Sea
Jul 09, 2012
In the easternmost reaches of Korean territory sits a cluster of beautiful islets and reefs called Dokdo. Also referred to as the Liancourt Rocks, Dokdo is a collection of volcanic rocks- big and small- formed from cooled-down lava that gushed from two kilometers underwater betwe...

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Riverside cycling for all to enjoy
Jul 02, 2012
The cycling paths along Korea’s four major rivers are becoming a favorite option for travelers and adventurers seeking a fun and unique way to explore the country. Cyclists enjoy the newly completed bicycle paths along Korea's four major rivers. From left: the cycling route alo...

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Time to visit the Yeosu Expo!
Jun 27, 2012
Yeosu Expo, the global marine-themed festival taking place on the southern tip of the Korean Peninsula has entered the latter half of its three-month run. In order to give more visitors the opportunity to visit, the Expo Organizing Committee will be offering discounted prices on ...

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Being green and academic
Jun 27, 2012
Programs on different green themes On the vast site of Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea are numerous different exhibitions and facilities that remind visitors how important it is to develop green technology and protect the environment. Here, KOREA recommends green and academic theme-based r...

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Yeosu Expo K-pop concert venue moves
Jun 22, 2012
Starting June 16th, the venue for the K-pop concerts scheduled during the Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea period (May 12-August 12, 2012) will move from the Big-O Floating Stage to the K-pop Stage located near Gate 2 – Cruise Terminal. The Yeosu Expo K-pop Concert series will resume at the...

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Rainbow Island Music Camping 2012
Jun 19, 2012
Namiseom is a half-moon-shaped island in the middle of the Bukhangang, a river in the province of Gangwon-do. Free from car exhaust and the noise of the city, the island is a natural preserve for wildlife and animals, and it is a favorite spot among Seoulites for a romantic weeke...