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Mar 10, 2011
These storks, which are Korean National Monument 199 and are on the verge of extinction,  were spotted at Seosan in South Chungcheong Province. By Oh Jun Staff Writer

Taebaek Mountain in the snow
Mar 03, 2011
(Photo: Yonhap News)Gangwon Province experienced heavy snow during the latest cold snap, turning the Taebaek Mountains into a snowy wonderland.By Jessica Seoyoung Staff Writer

Spring, at last!
Feb 21, 2011
White plum flowers blossom at Jeju’s Hallim Park (Photo courtesy of Gonggam Weekly) Families enjoy viewing red plum blossoms at Busan’s U.N. Memorial Park (Photo: Yonhap News) The freezing weather that had gripped the Korean peninsula has begun to relent, making the...

Busan sees 2 mil. international tourists for second yea...
Feb 16, 2011
The city of Busan reported on February 10 that more than two million foreign tourists visited in 2010, making it the second year in a row that Busan has attracted more than two million non-Korean visitors. Some 571,436 Japanese nationals visited the city, followed by 461,957...

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.