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Seoul exudes last-minute autumn vibes
Nov 17, 2016
Hikers take a stroll during their lunch break on Nov. 16 around Samcheong Park, colored in yellow and red with its autumn leaves. The trail starts at the Changuimun Gate, one of the eight gates of the fortress wall that surrounded Joseon-era Seoul, runs through the Sukjeongmun Ga...


Korea's best bicycle paths
Nov 17, 2016
As we enter the final stretches of autumn, people seeking adventure might like to hop on their bicycles and take advantage of the sunlit, breezy afternoons while they last. A few months back, the Ministry of the Interior announced its top 100 most-beautiful bicycle trails to ex...


Online tourist complaint site expands services
Nov 14, 2016
The government reopened its Tourist Complaint Center on Nov. 7. People who wish to make a complaint can register their complaint at the website using either a desktop or a smartphone. The government reopened its Tourist Complaint Center on Nov. 7 (, u...


Exploring Seongnyugul, the limestone caves of Uljin
Nov 07, 2016
Though it's not often talked about, Korea has some interesting caverns that are open to the public. One of those is the Seongnyu Cave (성류굴), also known as the Jangcheon Cave, which is located in the heart of Uljin, a quiet yet beautiful town on the east coast. After a long...


Top 5 Hangang River trails to explore this fall
Nov 01, 2016
The Banpo Subyeon-gil trail leads you down to the Hangang riverbank, rustling with the golden ripples of reeds and willow branches. Here you can take a breezy stroll during the day, and enjoy the views of Seoul's nightscape during the evenings. The days of autumn, with their...


Koreaphiles discover hidden treasures of Tongyeong
Oct 31, 2016 honorary reporters pose against a backdrop of the waterway between Hansando Island in Tongyeong in Gyeongsangnam-do Province, and Yeosu in Jeollanam-do Province, known as the Hallyeosudo Straits, on Oct. 28. Following its three-day tour in Busan, a group of 12 Ko...


Traditional markets enrich Autumn Travel Week
Oct 28, 2016
A wide variety of events are unfolding at traditional markets across the country in celebration of Autumn Travel Week, a two-week festival running from Oct. 24 to Nov. 6. Starting Monday, around 40 sites at 26 spots nationwide, including historic sites, cultural facilities an...


Koreaphiles discover hidden treasures of Busan
Oct 28, 2016
“I’m so excited. This is one of the three cities that I most wanted to visit when I was in Korea.” On the train to Busan, you could see how thrilled Nadine Postigo was, a honorary reporter from the Philippines, by the look on her face. On Oct. 26, 12 ...


Top 10 national park trails to enjoy this autumn
Oct 18, 2016
Autumn has arrived, the season for strolling across landscapes booming with red and golden hues. Word has it that we can expect more colorful foliage this autumn, and the Korea National Park Service has provided its top 10 list of the best national park trails to explore thi...


Enjoy regional foods this Autumn Travel Week
Oct 13, 2016
As the gentle breeze colors the mountains with red, yellow and orange this autumn, you might like to take a trip around the country to taste some regional delicacies. The Autumn Travel Week kicks off this year on Oct. 24 and runs until Nov. 6. During those two weeks, travelers w...