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Flying high with butterflies in Hampyeong
Apr 14, 2010
Hampyeong, a county in South Jeolla Province, is known as the butterfly capital of Korea. The county has scheduled its 12th annual butterfly festival for April 23 to May 9. This year, it is expected to draw more visitors as it was named the “Best Festival of Korea” by the Ministr...

Enjoy fresh raw fish at Jumunjin Fish Market
Apr 07, 2010
Following up on its promotion of Seoul’s Namdaemun Market, the Agency for Traditional Market Administration is promoting a market tour of Jumunjin fish market in Gangneung City, Gangwon Province. You could join this two-hour traditional market tour and other sightseeing programs ...

Ecological peace belt to be built in DMZ
Apr 05, 2010
The Demilitarized Zone, commonly known as the DMZ, is more than “an enduring relic of the Cold War,” according to Time Magazine. The government is seeking ways to develop this inter-Korean border into an ecological peace belt, preserving the environment, while at the same time pr...

Ecological peace belt to be built in DMZ
Apr 05, 2010
The Demilitarized Zone, commonly known as the DMZ, is more than “an enduring relic of the Cold War,” according to Time Magazine. The government is seeking ways to develop this inter-Korean border into an ecological peace belt, preserving the environment, while at the same time pr...

World’s biggest floor music fountain
Apr 02, 2010
“Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams”, a 2,519-square-meter fountain installation at Dadaepo beach in Busan Metropolitan City is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for propelling water up to 55 meters above the ground. This world’s biggest floor music fountain was re-open...

Five villages dress up for spring
Mar 24, 2010
The Rural Development Administration introduces five scenic villages perfect for touring in spring for 2010. Boksakkot (Peach Blossom) Village Every April pink peach blossoms fill up the Boksakkot Village in Dalsan-myeon, Yeongdeok-gun (County) in Gyeongsangbuk-do (North Gyeong...

President Lee enjoys fishing during his summer break
Mar 24, 2010
Cheong Wa Dae, the presidential office, recently opened a "Photo Gallery" section on its official website. This photo was taken during President Lee's summer break in 2008. To view more photos of the President, visit Korea.net's official Flickr page.By Cindy Kim Korea.net Staff W...

An organic museum and center in Namyangju City
Mar 19, 2010
Namyangju City in Gyeonggi Province plans to build an organic museum and center in Joan-myeon, by August 2011. It has been nominated to host the 17th IFOAM (International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements) Organic World Congress in 2011, which will be the first time eve...

Wild flowers in the Garden of Morning Calm
Mar 15, 2010
You don't have to climb Mount Baekdu to see a wide variety of wild and endangered flowers. The Garden of Morning Calm in Gapyeong county, Gyeonggi Province, is holding a photo exhibition of hundred types of wildflowers from Mount Baekdu, on the border of North Korea and China. In...

New Eco-tourism sites named
Mar 10, 2010
The Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism have newly designated ten Eco Tourism sites, and plan to develop a variety of eco-programs and turn them into green tour products. 1. Upo Marsh: A wetland located in Changnyeong-gun, South Gyeongsan...