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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...


Riverside leisure becomes vacation trend in Korea
Jun 08, 2012
The regions around the four restored rivers have seen a continuous flow of visitors since the official opening of the new weirs, cycling roads, and riverside campsites.  Korea's newly restored four major rivers now see a growing number of visitors enjoying bike rides (phot...


AREX takes you to islands on the West Sea
May 30, 2012
Many of those who live in Korea may know about the Airport Railroad Express (AREX), which takes passengers from Incheon Airport to the downtown area of Seoul in 53 minutes. What they don't really know is that there is one more station past Incheon Airport Station called Yong...


Yeosu, microcosm of the world
May 30, 2012
Among the Yeosu Expo’s 30-plus main structures, the biggest in size is the three-story International Pavilion housing a total of 104 countries equipped with state-of-the-art technology and multi-dimensional elements to present their own themes. While every nation is vying for att...


Enjoy foods from all around the world at Yeosu Expo
May 29, 2012
Out of the 51 countries participating in the International Pavilion at Yeosu Expo, 19 feature their traditional foods in food stands or restaurants. Most of those restaurants are run by famous local chefs; it is indeed a good opportunity to try various types of cuisine from all a...


Tourist destinations near Yeosu
May 14, 2012
Suncheon, an Ecological Treasure House Suncheon Bay is one of the world’s five most important wetlands, along with the coast of the North Sea in Europe and the wetlands at the mouth of the Amazon River. A reed field stretches 5.4 kilometers to the north, and a vast wetland runs 2...


A spring day in Olympic Park
May 11, 2012
 Olympic Park in eastern Seoul is a relaxing getaway from the busy streets of the city. An art museum, a barley field, and 1,000-year-old wooden fences from the Baekje Kingdom make the walk a liitle more special (photo courtesy of Olympic Park). Seoul hosted the 24th Summer ...


How to enjoy the global party in Yeosu
May 08, 2012
A grand global party, Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea, is just two days away. The final dress rehearsal was a success while some 115,000 visitors flocked to the event venue for a glimpse of the international festival. Everything is settled now, and global villagers are waiting for the offi...


Travel through a time portal in Jeonju
Apr 30, 2012
Jeonju, the city of discoveries, was the capital city of the Baekje Dynasty and the birthplace of the Joseon Dynasty’s cultural renaissance. The region is home to Hanji (Korean paper), music, and cuisine. Of these, the highlight of Jeonju is the Hanok Village District in whi...