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Meet the Joseon businesswoman who saved Jeju
Mar 14, 2016
The grounds of the gaekju inn owned by Kim Mandeok are recreated in Geonip-dong, Jeju-si City. Jejudo Island used to be called “Samdado Island,” meaning an island with three things in abundance: wind, water and women. Among the many women of the island, one of the most famou...


Kazakhstan, the land of natural wonders
Mar 11, 2016
Kazakhstan is the land of natural wonders. Besides being the motherland for nomads, eagles and mountains, it is the perfect place to find your spirit and to engage with pure nature. Kazakhstan is a modern country with a developing economy. However, the Kazakh people still respect...


Places to visit in Incheon
Mar 09, 2016
By Dominic Dinkins I always see a lot of tips on places to visit in Korea, but it's usually Seoul this or Seoul that. Don't get me wrong. I love going to Seoul, as that’s where there's a lot of the fun. However, there are many other gems in other cities around the country....

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Beautiful Gijang-gun County in Busan
Mar 09, 2016
Most tourists think of Haeundae when they first hear the word "Busan." I can't blame them because Haeundae Beach, located in Haeundae District, is very popular and beautiful. Beautiful view of the sea can be viewed at the Haeundae Beach, Busan. However, there are also oth...


Travel back 600 years at Naganeupseong Village, Fortres...
Mar 07, 2016
Naganeupseong Village, a neighborhood that has retained the look and feel of early Joseon days, is made up of 98 households. Wisps of white smoke rise from the thatched roofs as the floors are heated against an early spring chill. A few alleyways down, over the neighbor'...


Suncheon, food capital of the southern provinces
Mar 07, 2016
From long ago, dishes from the southern provinces have been well known to be delicious. The dishes are made with ingredients that come from the unpolluted seas, mountains, rivers and fields. Among the many cities of the southern provinces, food from Suncheon, Jeollanam-do Provinc...


The ultimate Suncheon guide
Mar 04, 2016
The reed fields of Suncheonman Bay are breathtaking, while a night at one of the old, traditional thatched houses in the Naganeupseong village can be great fun. There are dozens of things to do, but what's the priority? Here're some suggestions from for your trip to Sun...


Ready to take the Daedunsan Mountain hiking challenge?
Mar 04, 2016
A famous U.S. novelist, Jack Kerouac, once said, "Because in the end, you won't remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain." As the travel bug had already bitten me, so during this winter vacation, my friend Nicole and I dec...


Seonamsa Temple: the beauty of getting old, naturally
Mar 03, 2016
The Gangseonru Pavilion is seen through the arc of the Seungseongyo Bridge at the entrance to Seonamsa Temple. The bridge was built in the 17th century and has been nationally designated as Treasure No. 400. "Aged well" is the sort of description that could be used fo...


A trip to Busan's Bosu-dong Book Street
Mar 03, 2016
We are slowly bidding goodbye to the winter weather and we have begun to see more sunshine during the day now. Spring has almost sprung, and it is during this transition between the two seasons that people tend to go outside more often because they can enjoy the best of both worl...