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Korail launches city toursKorail, the state-run railway operator, has launched nationwide city tour programs.In partnership with regional administrative governments and the Korea Tourism Organization,...

Updated : 2015.07.31 19:10

Around the Hotels

Beach-themed partyat W Hotel Seoul - WalkerhillW Hotel Seoul – Walkerhill is presenting the “Summer Escape Party,” a resort-themed summer party with music by local DJs, at the hotel’s stylish WooB...

Updated : 2015.07.31 18:59

A world of quality red meat

Gather all carnivores: Amid summery salads and the health fad of green juices, one restaurant in the trending Gyeongnidan district is unabashedly exploring the world of quality red meat. From German s...

Updated : 2015.07.31 18:44

Summer can be vulnerable time for those with chronic conditions

While summer offers great opportunities for outdoor activities and sports, the warm weather can be a serious health threat especially to those with chronic medical conditions. According to Ewha Woman...

Updated : 2015.07.30 18:22

Get the most out of ‘all-inclusive’ fun at Kensington Jeju Hotel

Exterior view of the Kensington Jeju Hotel in Seogwipo, Jejudo Island. (Kensington Jeju Hotel)Nestled right in the mix of Jejudo Island’s most luxurious resorts -- Lotte, Shilla and the Hyatt -- is t...

Updated : 2015.07.29 17:06

Cat cafes become cultural export

There’s nothing quite like sitting down to a cup of tea with a cat on your lap. These days, with the advent of cat cafes, you don’t even need your own cat to experience it. While they have been arou...

Updated : 2015.07.28 18:26

Former U.S. envoy to teach at HUFS

Kathleen StephensHankuk University of Foreign Studies is to appoint Kathleen Stephens, a former U.S. ambassador to South Korea, as a chair professor for its diplomacy course, officials said Monday.Ste...

Updated : 2015.07.27 19:27

Inside actor Yoon Kye-sang

Among the many singer-turned-actors that pervade screens today, there are few that have been as willing to climb up from the bottom or are as serious about their newfound craft as Yoon Kye-sang.Unlike...

Updated : 2015.07.27 17:10

Time travel to your imaginary destination

When you accidentally find a boarding pass from your last trip, it instantly reminds you of the time and place you had been, bringing an urge to leave everyday work behind and travel to an exotic plac...

Updated : 2015.07.26 16:40

Seoul mayor due in Beijing to woo Chinese tourists

Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon said Sunday he will visit Beijing in early August to promote South Korea's tourism industry hit by the MERS virus that has claimed 36 lives since May."I will try to help revitalize the tourism industry depressed by MERS and normalize the tourism industry as soon a...

Updated : 2015.07.26 13:20

Brooklyn the Burger Joint launches all-American diner

Sporting a retro neon sign, mint green banquettes and Formica tables, the latest iteration of Brooklyn the Burger Joint’s hit restaurant chain reads like a 1950s American diner.The resemblance, Brook...

Updated : 2015.07.24 18:33

[Weekender] Korea’s top beaches for a refreshing summer

There’s nothing quite like a sandy beach and open ocean in the summer to wash away the fatigue of everyday stress. With long, stretching coastlines, Korea offers a variety of beaches for midsummer va...

Updated : 2015.07.24 18:23

[Weekender] Backpack or bikini?

The sizzling heat and torrid humidity of summer is also synonymous with the season of rest, relaxation and the thrill of being in the great outdoors.  And whether it’s taking the sweltering heat lik...

Updated : 2015.07.24 18:20

[Weekender] Rash guard, a must-have beach item

While summer has always offered an excuse to show off some skin, this season, covering up has become more fashionable than shedding clothes. In lieu of scanty beachwear, the long-sleeved, narrow-necke...

Updated : 2015.07.24 18:11

Home Cooking: Dak Kalguksu

 This boiling hot noodle soup is a popular summertime dish in Korea. Kalguksu literally means “knife noodles”, but it actually refers to a steaming hot noodle soup that’s traditionally made with ...

Updated : 2015.07.24 18:06