gnb content footer


News Focus



Travel RSS RSS


Egrets enjoy the onset of spring
Feb 07, 2011
Egrets busy hunting for small fish and insects in a lake in Sokcho, Gangwon Province, on February 7.  According to Korea's traditional calendar, which divides the year into 24 periods, the weather is getting warmer as ipchun, the onset of spring, approaches.  (Yonhap Ne...

Ice statues at Taebaek Mountain
Jan 26, 2011
(Photo: Yonhap News) (Photo: Yonhap News) An ice sculpture exhibit, including special student competition, was held at Taebaek Mountain.

Gyeongju’s royal tombs light up the night
Jan 21, 2011
Have you ever seen Gyeongju at night? The ancient capital of the Shilla Dynasty has illuminated many of its most beautiful sites, including tombs and the famed Cheomseongdae astrological site, making for a spectacular and beautiful evening experience. Gyeongju’s anci...

World's longest maze in Jeju Island
Jan 14, 2011
The world's longest maze will be built on Jeju Island. This 16,925-square-meter maze park will features the world’s longest stone maze, stretching on for 2.3 kilometers.By Cindy Ji-Eon Staff Writer

Storytelling eco-cultural trail: Cheolwon Pyeonghwanuri...
Jan 07, 2011
The Hantan River in Cheolwon County, Gangwon Province, flows south, towards the Imjin River in Gyeonggi Province. Recently, Cheolwon made a trail that follows the Hantan River, called “Hanyeoul-gil”. Hanyeoul-gil showcases the beautiful nature of the Hantan River. This trail is p...

Namsangol Hanok Village Snow Flower Festival
Jan 06, 2011
(Photo: Yonhap News) (Photo: Yonhap News)People viewing ice sculptures of traditional Korean houses, called Hanok, at the Seoul Namsangol Hanok Village Snow Flower Festival.

Busan holds Christmas Tree Festival
Dec 03, 2010
(Photo: Yonhap News) (Photo: Yonhap News) Busan's Christmas Tree Festival will be held until January 17 in the area around Gwangbok Street, Jung-gu.People in Busan will be able to enjoy a giant illuminated Christmas tree, snow show, and other events at the festival,...

Lighthouse shaped like a baseball bat in Busan
Nov 29, 2010
(Photo: Yonhap News) A baseball bat-shaped lighthouse built by the Busan Regional Marine Affairs and Port Office at Chilam Sea Bank in the southern port city of Busan opened on November 25.The lighthouse, along with a sculpture of a ball and a glove, was built to symbolize the i...

Nature on Camera
Oct 29, 2010
An ecotourism photo contest was organized by Korea's Ecotourism Association and supported by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to show the beauty of Korea's wildlife and the joy of travel. First Place- "Water deer taking a walk" by Kim Deuk-sung   ...

Korean mountains ablaze with fall colors
Oct 20, 2010
Taebaek, Gangwon Province (Photo: Yonhap News)   Mountaineers on Seoraksan (Photo: Yonhap News) Deokyou Mountain in Muju County, North Jeolla Province (Photo: Yonhap News)   Starting with Seorak Mountain in Gangwon Province, fall colo...