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A spring day in Olympic Park
May 11, 2012
 Olympic Park in eastern Seoul is a relaxing getaway from the busy streets of the city. An art museum, a barley field, and 1,000-year-old wooden fences from the Baekje Kingdom make the walk a liitle more special (photo courtesy of Olympic Park). Seoul hosted the 24th Summer ...

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How to enjoy the global party in Yeosu
May 08, 2012
A grand global party, Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea, is just two days away. The final dress rehearsal was a success while some 115,000 visitors flocked to the event venue for a glimpse of the international festival. Everything is settled now, and global villagers are waiting for the offi...

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Travel through a time portal in Jeonju
Apr 30, 2012
Jeonju, the city of discoveries, was the capital city of the Baekje Dynasty and the birthplace of the Joseon Dynasty’s cultural renaissance. The region is home to Hanji (Korean paper), music, and cuisine. Of these, the highlight of Jeonju is the Hanok Village District in whi...

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Tour de Korea 2012 comes to an end
Apr 30, 2012
The 6th Tour de Korea, a road bicycle race, successfully wrapped up on April 29 after starting on April 22. Starting off from Incheon, 200 cyclists from the Elite team and 200 cyclists from the Special team raced for a week, traveling around the nation. The Tour de Korea was i...

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Journey to Yeosu Expo gets faster
Apr 25, 2012
The opening of Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea is just three weeks away. Rated by CNNGo as one of the world’s top places to visit in 2012, the international event is gearing up to draw an expected 10 million visitors throughout its three-month run, equipped with an enhanced transportation ...

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Following the flow of the rivers
Apr 25, 2012
Spring is said to be a time of renewal and growth. With this year’s spring season marking the completion of nationwide efforts to restore Korea’s rivers, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Korea Tourism Organization have introduced ten unique travel courses that ...

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Spend less, discover more: where to stay in Korea
Apr 25, 2012
Looking for quality accommodations at a reasonable rate in Korea? Whether you simply need a bed for the night or a memorable stay with a culturally rich experience, let us inspire you with a few tips on places to stay for your ultimate getaway to Korea. KTO has something for ever...

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Cross-country cycling road now open
Apr 23, 2012
Construction on Korea’s 1,757-kilometer cross-country riverside cycling road is officially complete. April 22, which was also National Cycling Day, saw opening ceremonies take place at ten different locations along the four newly restored rivers. This grand opening coincided with...

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Making the most of riverside leisure
Apr 20, 2012
This spring, Korea's newly restored rivers are becoming a must-see destination for all kinds of visitors. From cyclists and campers to nature enthusiasts and families on vacation, people from across the country have found the riverfront an ideal setting for their favorite activit...

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Walk and trek in spring
Apr 17, 2012
Of Korea's four distinct seasons, spring may be the best season for walking and hiking, and the country is crisscrossed with wonderful footpaths and trails. “I walk this path with my daughter at least once a week. It passes behind my apartment and goes up this hill. The view up ...