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Holidays are merry moneymakers for theme parks

LOS ANGELES ― While children waited in line to snap photos with Santa Claus, the aroma of freshly steamed tamales and hot cocoa lingered in the warm fall air.“Yay, it’s snowing,” a teenage girl sc...

Updated : 2014.12.19 21:03

Public art aplenty in Boulder City, Nevada

BOULDER CITY, Nevada ― Your savvy, but ultimately foolhardy, tourist on his way to Hoover Dam will take a sharp left on the Highway 93 bypass and avoid this city’s “historic” downtown altogether.Y...

Updated : 2014.12.19 21:03

TV programs sway Koreans’ choices of overseas travel destinations

More than half of Koreans said the recent hit travel reality shows “Youth over Flowers” and “Grandpas over Flowers” affected their plans for overseas travel, according to a recent survey conducted by the Korea Tourism Organization. The Korean overseas travel pattern survey showed that ...

Updated : 2014.12.19 21:01

Lotte Hotel Seoul named best hotel in Korea by Global Traveler

Lotte Hotel Seoul has been named the Best Hotel in Korea by the U.S.-based travel magazine Global Traveler for the year 2014. The selection is based on the magazine’s annual readers’ survey. More than 26,000 readers participated in the survey on the best hotels, airlines, credit cards, d...

Updated : 2014.12.19 21:01

Festive holiday eats in Seoul

With the holiday season in full swing, restaurants and hotels throughout the city are celebrating with special dinners, drinks and parties. Here’s a guide to where to go for some festive grub and ref...

Updated : 2014.12.19 21:00

Blue cheese, walnuts take chicken to another level

A dish that comes together quickly can not only look pretty, but wow in the flavor department as well. That is, if you don’t overcook the chicken.But here’s my tip for getting moist boneless, skinle...

Updated : 2014.12.19 20:57

Around the hotels

Mother & Daughter bonding event at Sheraton Grande Walkerhill Sheraton Grande Walkerhill will hold a special dinner party for mothers and daughters on Friday at the European restaurant Clock 16. The “...

Updated : 2014.12.19 20:55

Seoul to spend big on game industry

The Korean government plans to spend 180 billion won ($163 million) over the next five years to support game developers who have been facing a double whammy of intensifying competition in the global m...

Updated : 2014.12.18 20:32

James Patterson is on a mission to #saveourbooks

“There’s no evidence at this stage that the great books in our culture can be produced through the Internet right now,” says best-selling writer James Patterson. “If the equivalent of ‘Ulysses’ ...

Updated : 2014.12.18 20:29

Author details harsh toll of Alzheimer’s on caregivers

Meryl Comer probably couldn’t tell you the most harrowing moment of her journey through Alzheimer’s. Maybe it happened before her husband Harvey’s diagnosis, when he brandished a carving knife at T...

Updated : 2014.12.18 20:28

‘Five’ by Ursula Archer is intriguing crime fiction

FiveBy Ursula Archer(Minotaur)Geocaching ― the contemporary treasure hunt in which a GPS is used to find hidden objects ― lends itself to an intriguing melding of a gripping police procedural and an...

Updated : 2014.12.18 20:27

‘Three-Body Problem’ a compelling sci-fi journey

The Three-Body ProblemBy Cixin Liu, translated by Ken Liu(Tor)If you delight in science fiction that delivers the shock and thrill of something strange, Cixin Liu’s “The Three-Body Problem” is your...

Updated : 2014.12.18 20:27

‘Killer Heels’ looks at history of high heels

Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled ShoeEdited by Lisa Small(DelMonico Books-Prestel)Shakespeare mentions high heels in “Hamlet,” former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg praised them and fashio...

Updated : 2014.12.18 20:27

‘Red Tent’ author tells of immigrant life in America

The Boston GirlBy Anita Diamant(Scribner)Best-selling author Anita Diamant is having a moment. Her first novel, 1997’s beloved “The Red Tent,” has been made into a two-night Lifetimeminiseries.Now,...

Updated : 2014.12.18 20:23

Booyoung chairman publishes history book

Lee Joong-keun, chairman of South Korea’s leading construction company Booyoung Group, has compiled a history book about Korea’s post-independence period.“Independence, 1,775 Days” chronologically...

Updated : 2014.12.18 20:21