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Travel through magnificent scenery along an inland high...
Dec 03, 2014
There's a province in the middle of Korea, a country surrounded by water on three sides, where one cannot see the oceans at all. It's Chungcheongbuk-do, or North Chungcheong Province, the smallest peninsular province of Korea, with an area of only 7,432 square kilometers. As the ...

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Colorful beaches of Jeju Island attract visitors
Dec 02, 2014
The ocean view can be seen on the right while descending the Seongsan Ilchulbong. This beach has black sand, which can be found scattered around the beaches of Jeju.Jeju Island has been known as a popular honeymoon destination for many years. The island province also offers many ...

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Seongsan Ilchulbong: Jeju's sunrise peak
Dec 01, 2014
People on the Seongsan Ilchulbong take photos of the scenic view. From the top, they can see the wide open bowl of the crater, looking like an expanse of grassland. Men and women of all ages climb up the mountain. Their nationalities vary, as they all wear different clothes and s...

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Enjoy the hidden scenery of Jeju on foot
Dec 01, 2014
Walking is the best way to explore every nook and cranny along the way. It allows travelers to see and experience things that they are very likely to have missed out on from their vehicles. The pleasures that nature gives us -- the sounds of grass bending with the wind, kicki...

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“Get a taste of this.”
Nov 26, 2014
Jeong Gwang-u, owner of Lotto Fisheries in the Tongyeong Jungang Market, shows off a red seabream for sashimi on November 24. "Get a taste of this." This is something that every visitor hears when they visit the Tongyeong Jungang Market. Everyone from taxi drivers, to average cit...

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Paju Jangdan soybean festival ends in success
Nov 24, 2014
A festival celebrating the Jangdan soybean, a legume known to have been served to kings, was held last weekend at the Imjingak Plaza in Paju, Gyeonggi-do Province. Around 760,000 visitors flocked to the three-day festival between November 21 and 23 to enjoy newly-harvested beans ...

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Rural experience with expats in Korea
Nov 10, 2014
A farm tour took place in Gyeonggi-do (Gyeonggi Province) on November 8. Over 30 people took part in the event, including foreign correspondents and their families, taking the opportunity to look around some of the pastoral tourist attractions surrounding Seoul. Participants tour...

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Mt. Namsan is a symbol of Seoul itself
Nov 05, 2014
Few major cities can match Seoul in the number of mountains located within their limits. As Korean architect once said, “Seoul doesn’t need architectural landmarks because its mountains serve as its landmarks.” N Seoul Tower towering over Palgakjeong Pavilion on Mt. NamsanOf...

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Autumn opens door to winter
Nov 03, 2014
Goesanho Lake in Goesan County, Chungcheongbuk-do (North Chungcheong Province), is surrounded by a forest that has turned to yellow and red with autumnal foliage on October 30. The hiking trails of mountains and valleys and even urban center streets are now covered with yellow an...

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Perfect autumn weather in Seoul
Oct 24, 2014
Leaves on the trees around the Aeryeonji Pond in the rear garden of Changdeokgung Palace, known as the Huwon, change from green to red, yellow and orange on October 22. The mountains and trees across Korea are changing their colors to red, yellow and orange, under a cloudless blu...