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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...


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 ...


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 ...


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...


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...


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...


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 ...


Travel green in Korea
Apr 13, 2012
With spring upon us, one great way to get the best out of this blooming season is to take a biking or a walking tour alongside the river to enjoy the gentle breeze blowing whimsically from the water. People are using the Green Bike Train (Photo courtesy of Korail Tourism Develop...


Unique places to stay 3: traditional
Apr 13, 2012
If you’re looking for a unique place to stay in Korea, the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) has released a new publication rounding up Korea’s most unique hotels, resorts, spas, and guest houses. The booklet features 50 accommodations across Korea, divided into five chapters: “Un...


Hiking trip along the Fortress Wall
Apr 11, 2012
 Korea's mountains and walking trails continue to see a growing number of visitors. It is rarely known that Seoul is a mountain city with Bukaksan, Inwangsan, and Ansan sitting inside city limits, while Bukhansan, Dobongsan, Buramsan, Cheonggyesan, and Gwanaksan surround the...