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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...


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...


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...


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...

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Yeosu Expo K-pop concert venue moves
Jun 22, 2012
Starting June 16th, the venue for the K-pop concerts scheduled during the Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea period (May 12-August 12, 2012) will move from the Big-O Floating Stage to the K-pop Stage located near Gate 2 – Cruise Terminal. The Yeosu Expo K-pop Concert series will resume at the...


Rainbow Island Music Camping 2012
Jun 19, 2012
Namiseom is a half-moon-shaped island in the middle of the Bukhangang, a river in the province of Gangwon-do. Free from car exhaust and the noise of the city, the island is a natural preserve for wildlife and animals, and it is a favorite spot among Seoulites for a romantic weeke...


Explore the Arctic at Yeosu
Jun 19, 2012
Beyond the one-month mark, the Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea has begun to get noticed by major foreign media including the New York Times (NYT) and Le Monde. The Yeosu-focused article published on June 9 in the travel section of the NYT under the title of ‘In South Korea, All Roads Lead ...


How deep have you been in Yeosu?
Jun 13, 2012
Breathtaking scenery, delicious food, and all sorts of attractions. These are what make a city a wonderful place to visit. Many cities and towns in South Korea meet these conditions, but Yeosu is arguably at the top of the list this spring and summer. Not only is it because of it...