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Stop and smell the Jeju Olle
Nov 04, 2011
People hike the Jeju Olle Trail (Photo: The Visit Korea Committee).Created by volcanic activity, Jeju Island has become the world’s first site to have obtained the UNESCO Triple Crown designation. The island, which received designations of Biosphere Reserve in 2002, World Natural...

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Foreigners lead the Itaewon global festival
Nov 04, 2011
Parades at Itaewon global village festival (Photo: Yonhap News) Itaewon is a district full of various ethnic groups from Africa, America, and other Asian countries. The exotic area has caught public interest with its global festival. The Itaewon Global Village Festival kicked off...

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Korea Revisited: World Heritage in Korea ① Gyeongju and...
Nov 01, 2011
Korea is home to some of the most distinct heritage sites, tracing five millennia of history. From the ancient stone monument of Dolmen going back to the Neolithic age to Jeju Island’s geological sites, an increasing number of Korea’s cultural and natural heritage sites have been...

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Indulge in the ecological scenic beauty of Suncheon Bay
Oct 28, 2011
Views of Suncheon Bay Ecological Park (Photo courtesy of Suncheon City)One of Korea’s main ecological tourist attractions, Suncheon Bay continues to entice a great deal of travelers to its walking trails. During the Suncheon Bay Reed Festival, which wrapped up on October 24, appr...

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Korea, China agree to work together for fair trade in t...
Oct 28, 2011
Korea and China will make a joint response to crack down on tour agencies that conduct unfair trading practices and cause market disorder in the two countries.Korean Minister of Culture, Sports & Tourism Choe Kwang-sik held a ministerial meeting with his Chinese counterpart, ...

Enjoy autumn foliage in Seoul
Oct 27, 2011
People walk around Yangjaecheon (Yangjae Stream) on October 24 and enjoy autumn foliage along the way in Yangjae-dong, Gangnam-gu (district) in southern Seoul. (Yonhap News). By Yoon SojungKorea.net Staff Writer

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Enjoy bike-riding, train travel along the 4 rivers
Oct 27, 2011
A special program involving bike-riding and train travel run by Korail has drawn the attention of travel lovers in Korea since its introduction on September 24.For this program, a special train dubbed the “Green Bicycle Train” is used. This train can carry bicycles behind passeng...

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Drama destinations directing visitors to Jeju
Oct 21, 2011
"The island’s windswept coasts, volcanic formations and craggy peaks have served as the setting for fictional romances conjured by dramas and films." Subjicoji (Jeju Tourism Organization)The dramatic scenery on Jeju Island has long inspired romance among Koreans, so it’s n...

Drama destinations directing visitors to Jeju
Oct 21, 2011
"The island’s windswept coasts, volcanic formations and craggy peaks have served as the setting for fictional romances conjured by dramas and films." Subjicoji (Jeju Tourism Organization)The dramatic scenery on Jeju Island has long inspired romance among Koreans, so it’s n...

UNWTO General Assembly ends successfully in Gyeongju
Oct 18, 2011
The 19th Session of the General Assembly of the UNWTO ended its seven-day schedule in Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do (North Gyeongsang Province), on October 14.Nearly 800 people from 125 countries attended the conference, which is known as the world’s largest international conference...