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[Weekender] Restaurants seek to go high-end

At a glance, Korean restaurants may seem to be far from high-end. People often cram into hole-in-the-wall restaurants looking for wallet-friendly, everyday Korean meals. They are served a bowl of rice...

Updated : 2014.10.31 22:00

[Weekender] Celebrity chef eyes Korean-French fusion

For many Koreans, Leo Kang is a celebrity chef who gained overnight fame after appearing as a judge on food-focused cable channel Olive-TV’s culinary competition “Master Chef Korea.”His straight-ta...

Updated : 2014.10.31 21:42

Free and unfettered

Soyosan Mountain is one of the most-advertised mountains in South Korea and its publicity is completely free. It’s the northern terminus of the Seoul Subway’s No. 1 Line, meaning that commuters ridi...

Updated : 2014.10.31 20:52

Old, neglected neighborhood gets artistic touch

SEOUL/JEJU ― The Tap-dong area was once a bustling entertainment and shopping street in Jeju City. Located just 4 kilometers from Jeju International Airport, the neighborhood was one of the most expe...

Updated : 2014.10.31 20:45

InterContinental hotels in Seoul acquire Earthcheck Gold certificate

Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas and InterContinental Seoul Coex have both acquired EarthCheck Gold status, a global environmental certification. The hotel said that it was the first to obtain the Gold Level in Korea. The certificate is managed by the global environmental advisory EC3 G...

Updated : 2014.10.31 20:42

Ibis opens budget hotel in Dongdaemun

Accor Ambassador Hotel Management has opened a new budget hotel in Dongdaemun, close to downtown attractions. The Ibis Budget Ambassador Seoul Dongdaemun is located in the bustling district of Dongdaemun, within walking distance of the Dongdaemun Design Plaza and various shopping malls. Th...

Updated : 2014.10.31 20:42

United begins direct flights from Seoul to Guam

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) ― United Airlines has launched daily direct flights between South Korea and Guam for the first time, serving a market that helped boost Guam’s tourism industry when the number of visitors from Japan declined. “As Guam’s hometown airline, we are delighted to bring add...

Updated : 2014.10.31 20:42

Around the hotels

Thanksgiving roast Turkey at The Westin Chosun Seoul Vecchia e Nuovo, the Westin Chosun Seoul’s Italian Bistro, offers the whole roasted turkey and Australian prime rib prepared with peppercorn sauce...

Updated : 2014.10.31 20:40

Bill Granger’s famous eats in Seoul

Australian celebrity chef Bill Granger’s famous eggs have arrived in Seoul. Praised time and time again by the press, Granger’s scrambled eggs are one of the star items on the menu at his global, mu...

Updated : 2014.10.31 20:35

Sesame Broccoli

Broccoli is one of those vegetables you either love or hate, but we all know it’s incredibly healthy. Sesame broccoli is a family favorite. Blanch (or steam) the broccoli, and dress it with generous ...

Updated : 2014.10.31 20:30

HUFS chief to lead Korea Arab Society

Kim In-chul, the president of Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, was recently elected head of the Korea Arab Society, officials said Friday.According to HUFS, Kim was appointed the KAS chief on Wed...

Updated : 2014.10.31 20:18

S. Korea's tourism income hits record on Chinese tourists

South Korea reaped a record income from tourism in September, assisted by a solid increase in Chinese tourists, data showed Thursday.Tourism income reached US$1.76 billion last month, breaking the $1.7 billion mark for the first time. The total marks a 35-percent jump from the previous yea...

Updated : 2014.10.30 10:07

Timeworn structures regain life through makeovers

This is the second in a weekly series that examines the expanding role of design in the run-up to the Herald Design Forum 2014 on Nov. 26. ― Ed.A dingy overpass that blocked the sky was torn down to ...

Updated : 2014.10.29 21:19

Restoration or removal: Communication is key

The elevated road that stretches above the railway tracks at Seoul Station felt its first human footsteps earlier this month in 44 years since it was built in 1970.The overpass was open to pedestrians...

Updated : 2014.10.29 21:14

[Herald Interview] Designer Ko Tae-yong goes beyond runway

Designer Ko Tae-yong has no doubts that he is one of the hottest and busiest menswear designers in Korea.He recently held his label Beyond Closet’s spring-summer 2015 fashion show at Seoul Fashion We...

Updated : 2014.10.29 20:49