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[Weekender] Korea’s mountain playgrounds

It’s hard to say exactly how many mountains there are in Korea, partly because there are so many of them. Former Korea Herald columnist Gary Rector notes, “There’s no real way to delineate a mounta...

Updated : 2014.10.24 17:29

Serving up Korean food with a sexy twist

It is clich to say that life takes interesting turns, but for celebrity chef Judy Joo, that may very well be the best way to describe the path that life has taken her.The Korean-American who now lives...

Updated : 2014.10.24 17:03

Calendar

Classical musicThe Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra: Maestro Mariss Jansons will conduct his Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in two concerts at Seoul Arts Center. On Nov. 18, the world-renowned orc...

Updated : 2014.10.24 17:00

The ultimate bathing experience

For travelers who have a bit of time to check out Hungary, thermal baths, the biggest and most famous in Europe, are the snapshot of society and the people there. Asian countries like Korea and Japan ...

Updated : 2014.10.24 16:46

Hidden treasures of Hungary

Aside from the bustling capital city of Budapest, Hungary is still little known to many Asian tourists who are frequent travelers to European cities.With the aim to reveal the country’s hidden treasu...

Updated : 2014.10.24 16:45

Finnair offers ‘extra comfort’ economy seats

Finnair announced it would offer “economy comfort” seats with an extra 10 centimeters of legroom, a more comfortable headrest, higher-quality headphones and an amenity kit of socks, a sleeping mask, a toothbrush and tooth paste. The seats with extra room will be available from Dec. 15 on...

Updated : 2014.10.24 16:39

Pyongyang races to complete new airport

PYONGYANG (AP) ― Pyongyang isn’t exactly an international travel hub. But attracting more tourists is one of North Korea’s top agenda items, so thousands of soldier-builders are working feverishly these days to give the capital a fancy new airport. The new airport, which is now in its f...

Updated : 2014.10.24 16:39

Korean travel mobile app for Chinese tourists

The Korea Tourism Organization released a Korean travel mobile application for Chinese tourists traveling independently in Korea. The app features a Korea map in Chinese, directions, and public transportation and shopping information such as the opening hours of major shopping places as we...

Updated : 2014.10.24 16:39

Stuffed popovers and blue velvet cake at Melting Shop

Expect the unexpected at Melting Shop, a brand-new restaurant helmed by the duo who created the restaurants Tastingroom and Miki Creole. Situated in Seoul’s Sinsa-dong near Dosan Park, Melting Shop h...

Updated : 2014.10.24 16:39

Around the hotels

Lotte Hotel Seoul invites Michelin-starred Korean chef Lotte Hotel Seoul’s Mugunghwa is hosting Hooni Kim, owner-chef of the Michelin-starred Danji and the acclaimed Hanjan in New York. The celebrate...

Updated : 2014.10.24 16:34

A pie to remember

Sunday mornings other Minneapolis families went to church; we picked up bagels at the Lincoln Del. That’s how I knew we were Jewish.Dad ordered a baker’s dozen, sliced lox and cream cheese. Also Max...

Updated : 2014.10.24 16:33

Steinbeck heirs fight over control of movie rights

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) ― John Steinbeck’s heirs say a literary agency is wrongly cutting them out of negotiations over movie deals for the late Nobel Prize-winning author’s books. Steinbeck’s surviving son, Thomas Steinbeck, and the wife of another son, Nancy Steinbeck, filed a petition Oc...

Updated : 2014.10.24 16:29

Obsession

Mr. A, who lives in my neighborhood, is known to be extremely punctual. He’s even more punctual than the German philosopher, Kant was. The security guards in the apartment complex tell the time of th...

Updated : 2014.10.23 21:00

Vegan croissants, gluten-free pasta: Europe wakes up to fussy eating

VILLEPINTE, France (AFP) ― Once firmly entrenched in their traditional gastronomy, consumers in gourmet havens like France and Italy are slowly starting to demand gluten-, dairy- and meat-free diets ...

Updated : 2014.10.23 20:57

Bernhard Schlink: Two Koreas should be the victors

The biggest mistake Germany made during reunification is that one side was the victor, while the other was the defeated, according to a prominent German writer and thinker. German novelist Bernhard Sc...

Updated : 2014.10.23 20:39