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Escape the summer heat at Yeosu Expo
Aug 01, 2012
With the return of Korea’s sizzling summer season, people across the country are finding ways to escape the summer heat. For those who are looking for something special during their short summer holiday, one recommended destination comes equipped with futuristic cutting-edge tech...


K-shuttle offers easy travel options for foreigners
Jul 27, 2012
K-shuttle (photo courtesy of the Visit Korea Committee)Travel within Korea just got easier for foreign visitors lost in translation. The Visit Korea Committee and the Seoul Metropolitan Government jointly launched the K-shuttle service on July 26, in partnership with Busan, Korea...


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 ...


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...


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 ...


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...


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...


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...


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 ...


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...