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[Weekender] Health benefits of locally grown seasonal foods

Eating seasonally and locally is a great way to maintain a healthy diet, observes a veteran food consultant and Korea’s first accredited vegetable sommelier. “To me, superfoods are local foods grown...

Updated : 2015.01.30 22:07

Putting a human face on North Korea

The world’s most isolated and brutally repressive state, North Korea, is a place that intrigues writers and readers alike. Although very few, there are travelogue-type books, memoirs by defectors and...

Updated : 2015.01.30 21:43

Calendar

Exhibitions“New Wave: The Road of Memories”: A group exhibition of Asian artists will run at and.n gallery from Feb. 3-21. The exhibition invites emerging artists from South Korea, China, Taiwan, In...

Updated : 2015.01.30 21:39

Lively music and spa at night on Jeju

SEOGWIPO, Jeju Province ― Nighttime on Jejudo Island can be quite boring for tourists. After the beautiful sunset, the breathtaking views of the pristine landscapes are shrouded in darkness. At Kensi...

Updated : 2015.01.30 21:19

In China, the California name and connection are golden

BEIJING ― Thousands of Beijingers wake up every day in Yosemite in Northern California. Hordes more have moved to Palm Springs, not to mention Orange County and Silver Lake. They shop at UCLA and go ...

Updated : 2015.01.30 21:18

Dubai overtakes Heathrow as top international airport

DUBAI (AFP) -- Dubai International has soared past London’s Heathrow to become the world’s top airport for international travel, riding a boom in long-haul flights between Asia and the West. Traffic at the airport for passengers flying outside Dubai surged to 69.9 million, overtaking Hea...

Updated : 2015.01.30 21:16

New 1-pot meal: Sheet pan suppers

The roasted pork chops with green beans and potatoes (TNS)Ease of preparation is a big selling point for home cooks, which explains our love of slow cooker dinners and one-pot meals.Today’s version o...

Updated : 2015.01.30 21:15

Coffee, cookies and charm at Lovesue

The Lovesue Coffee’s cafe latte (left) and Dutch coffee served in the shop’s lovely takeaway cup and bottle (Park Hyun-koo/The Korea Herald)The Lovesue Coffee, a small 14-seat cafe that opened last ...

Updated : 2015.01.30 21:11

Around the Hotels

Luxury gift sets at Millennium Seoul HiltonIn celebration of the Lunar New Year, Millennium Seoul Hilton is offering a sale on luxury gift sets from Jan. 13 to Feb. 17. The top-grade galbi sets consis...

Updated : 2015.01.30 21:00

Smithsonian working to finalize deal for new site in London

WASHINGTON (AP) ― As London works to redevelop its Olympic park from 2012 with a new cultural center, it could eventually include an import from the United States. The Smithsonian Institution is working to establish its first international museum outpost in Britain.London’s mayor and dev...

Updated : 2015.01.29 21:06

Treasure hunter who found a fortune in gold is captured

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) ― A treasure hunter accused of cheating his investors out of their share of one of the richest hauls in U.S. history ― $50 million in gold bars and coins from a 19th-century ship...

Updated : 2015.01.29 21:01

CICI chief reveals 10 life principles in new book

The Ten Habits of Designing My Life, 10CBy Choi Jung-wha (HUINE)People often ask me how to be successful, says Choi Jung-wha, the president of Corea Image Communication Institute. But she admits that...

Updated : 2015.01.29 21:00

Book tells of gang-related homicides in U.S. ghettos

Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America By Jill Leovy (Spiegel &Grau)The killings of unarmed black men by police in Missouri and New York have dominated recent headlines, but the slayings of b...

Updated : 2015.01.29 20:54

Zillow execs follow housing data to surprising conclusions

In less than a decade, Seattle-based Zillow has become the nation’s leading brand for homebuyer real-estate information. It’s become synonymous with looking up your home’s value ― or someone else’...

Updated : 2015.01.29 20:53

Magical journey of ‘Etta and Otto’

When a Silver Alert is issued for a missing senior citizen, highway signs flash details about what I think of as the getaway car. I enjoy imagining an elderly gent or lady switching off Fox News, risi...

Updated : 2015.01.29 20:52