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Experience German tradition, customsGermany is known for its strong manufacturing industry consisting of high-tech small and medium enterprises that drive its economic growth. It holds also one of the...

Updated : 2015.04.24 19:35

Spring outing in Seoul off the beaten path

This is the fourth and last installment of a series introducing Korea’s springtime tourist destinations. ― Ed.Korea is once again celebrating spring, which provides an opportunity of warm weather am...

Updated : 2015.04.20 19:14

Changwon’s spring about more than cherry blossoms

This is the third installment of a four-part series introducing Korea’s springtime tourist destinations. ― Ed.CHANGWON, South Gyeongsang Province ― Changwon, a southern industrial port city, herald...

Updated : 2015.04.19 18:32

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Throwback ’70s theme in BoseongKorail will offer a tourism program in front of Deukryang Train Station in Boseong County, South Jeolla Province, where both the old and the young can play games and vi...

Updated : 2015.04.17 18:59

Tongyeong: Gateway to Korean islet bliss

This is the second installment of a four-part series introducing Korea’s springtime tourist destinations. ― Ed.TONGYEONG, South Gyeongsang Province -― The island-cluster port city of Tongyeong is a...

Updated : 2015.04.16 18:53

See works of master craftsmen in spring

This is the first installment of a four-part series introducing Korea’s springtime tourist destinations. ― Ed.With the cool breeze of winter behind us and the start of Korea’s prime spring season, ...

Updated : 2015.04.15 19:38

Where China meets Southeast Asia

XISHUANGBANNA, China ― Xishuangbanna is not “typical” China. Located at the very southern end of Yunnan province and dubbed China’s mini-Thailand, it strikes visitors as remarkably Southeast Asian...

Updated : 2015.04.10 20:10

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Korea to launch ‘Spring Tourism Week’ in MayThe Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will launch its second Tourism Week program for the spring season nationwide next month.The program, in partne...

Updated : 2015.04.10 20:05

[Markets & Merchants] Where art mingles with dried fish

Although Dongdaemun and Namdaemun tend to dominate many lists of “must-see markets” in Seoul, small-scale markets that are equally full of history and character are scattered across the city. This i...

Updated : 2015.04.06 18:46

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Seoul city tour bus goes classicTour Seoul on the classic trolleybus: The trolleybus, long beloved in global cities like New York, San Francisco, Chicago and Singapore, became available in Seoul start...

Updated : 2015.04.03 19:32

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Lotte Hotel Moscow awarded ‘Best City Hotel in Russia’ Lotte Hotel Moscow has been awarded for “Best City Hotel in Russia” for three consecutive years by the luxury travel magazine Conde Nast Tra...

Updated : 2015.03.27 19:12

[Markets & Merchants] Bindaetteok and beyond at Gwangjang Market

Although Dongdaemun and Namdaemun tend to dominate many lists of “must-see markets” in Seoul, small-scale markets that are equally full of history and character are scattered across the city. This i...

Updated : 2015.03.23 18:43

Accor bets on Korea’s tourism growth

South Korea may soon join the ranks of the world’s top tourism destinations such as Thailand, if it continues to achieve double-digit growth in the number of inbound travelers over the next five year...

Updated : 2015.03.12 19:19

[Markets & Merchants] A taste of the sea at Noryangjin fish market

Although Dongdaemun and Namdaemun tend to dominate many lists of “must-see markets” in Seoul, small-scale markets that are equally full of history and character are scattered across the city. This i...

Updated : 2015.03.09 18:50

Pristine and powerful, Antarctica is alive ― and enlivening

BROWN BLUFF, Antarctica ― Go ahead. Tell people you’re traveling to Antarctica and wait for the responses: “Wait, what? Did you say Antarctica?” “Be sure to get a selfie with a polar bear, OK?” ...

Updated : 2015.02.27 19:57