gnb content footer


News Focus



Travel RSS RSS


115 sheep051 Daegwallyeong Sheep Farm.jpg

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...

115 IMG_3267The Scenic Mukho Lighthouse.jpg

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 ...

115 20150117_131222Jangchung Gymnasium.jpg

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...

115 1st-WAHS-Conference-4Five Reasons Why I Love Conferences in Korea.jpg

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....

115 20150314_164903Myeongdong Street Food Alley.jpg

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 ...


Restaurant guidebook published in Arabic
May 12, 2015
‘Muslim-friendly Restaurants in Korea’ introduces 118 restaurants in Seoul and across Korea in five categories and includes halal certification information, all in Arabic. For many devout Muslim tourists, one of the main difficulties they experience in Korea is the food. This i...

115 K2K- Festival and Enjoy, Gangwon Province.jpg

K-Festival and Enjoy, Gangwon Province!
May 12, 2015
Korea Festival is back. Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) Indonesia in cooperation with Embassy of the Republic of Korea and Korean Cultural Center Indonesia (KCCI) again held Korea Festival for three days, from 1~ 3 May 2015 at main atrium Lotte Shopping Avenue Jakarta. I came...


New bike route runs along east coast
May 12, 2015
A new network of bicycle lanes and bicycle paths has recently been launched, running down the east coast of the country. It connects Goseong-gun County in northern Gangwon-do (Gangwon Province) with Samcheok City in the southernmost region of the province, crossing a total of 242...


'Enjoy true meaning of nature in spring, autumn'
May 11, 2015
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Kim Jongdeok (right) learns about the variety of mountain herbs found on Deokjeokdo Island in Ongjin-gun County, Incheon, on May 7. "You can enjoy the true meaning of nature in the spring and autumn," said Kim Jongdeok, minister of cultu...


River tour offers history, ferry trip
May 11, 2015
A river cruise allows people to appreciate the beauty of the Hangang River and of Seoul, and to look around historical sites found along the river.Yanghwajin is a neighborhood in the Hapjeong-dong area of Mapo-gu District in modern day Seoul, at the north end of the Yanghwa Bridg...