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Bali, Bandung beckon with natural wonders

BALI, BANDUNG, Indonesia ― From the crystal-colored waters of a volcanic mountaintop in West Java to the soft sands of Bali’s beaches, two Indonesian tourist destinations offer visitors a chance to ...

Updated : 2015.06.26 21:14

[Weekender] Hidden hot spots in Seoul

While places like Myeong-dong, Garosu-gil and Hongdae are still popular meeting spots where both Seoulites and tourists flock, in recent years, a slew of new hot spots have sprung up, grabbing attenti...

Updated : 2015.06.26 18:53

[Best Brand] Imperial Palace Seoul offers European luxury

Located in the heart of Seoul’s business district, Imperial Palace Seoul hotel offers the unexpected luxury of staying in an opulent Baroque-style room. With highly detailed decorations and luxurious...

Updated : 2015.06.25 17:24

[Best Brand] Oakwood Premier Coex redefines residence comfort

Those seeking chic, refined living quarters during their stay in Korea may want to visit Oakwood Premier Coex Center Seoul, an exclusive serviced residence in the city.By combining the luxurious ameni...

Updated : 2015.06.25 17:18

Japan trumps S. Korea in tourist arrivals

South Korea lagged far behind Japan in attracting foreign travelers this year as more Chinese visited the island nation due to a cheaper yen, tourism data showed Wednesday. The number of inbound visitors to Japan rose 45 percent on-year to 7.53 million in the first five months of this year...

Updated : 2015.06.24 10:42

The unstoppable dreamer

DANGJIN, South Chungcheong Province ― Sailing solo, nonstop, unassisted by motor power for 41,900 kilometers to circumnavigate the globe: That is the feat achieved by Kim Seung-jin. Returning to Waem...

Updated : 2015.06.19 20:23

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AirAsia offers early-bird discountAirAsia, Malaysia’s budget airline, will offer special discounts to those seeking to plan their autumn and winter travel vacations early.The airliner’s “Early Bird...

Updated : 2015.06.19 19:42

Around the Hotels

Live music at Park Hyatt BusanPark Hyatt Busan’s Living Room Bar is presenting a series of exciting music performances from jazz band BigFace. The band features a range of diverse instruments such as...

Updated : 2015.06.19 19:35

[Market & Merchants] Bangsan Market ― where packaging meets aromatic materials

Bangsan Market in Jung-gu, Seoul ― just 6-7 minutes walk west from the renowned Dongdaemun Market ― may look like another traditional Korean market that sells all sorts of food and household accesso...

Updated : 2015.06.16 19:59

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Train ride to Korean rural regionsKorail is offering train tour packages to city slickers seeking to get away from their city lives and travel to rural areas to experience their food and farming cultu...

Updated : 2015.06.12 20:35

Yangshuo, perfect destination for soul-searching in China

For urban dwellers who are tired of the hustle and bustle of the city and dream of a break in a remote corner of the world, Yangshuo, a rural Chinese town in southern China, might be the perfect desti...

Updated : 2015.06.12 20:30

Expect most out of nature in Uljin

ULJIN COUNTY, North Gyeongsang Province ― Roughly a four-hour drive from the bustling city center of Seoul lies the peaceful, coastal county of Uljin, North Gyeongsang Province.Known to locals as the...

Updated : 2015.06.06 12:31

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Caribbean Bay to unveil ‘Mega Storm’ Caribbean Bay, the world’s largest indoor/outdoor water park, is getting set to introduce the world’s largest funnel water slide -- Mega Storm.The new attract...

Updated : 2015.06.05 21:21

Around the Hotels

Summer Splash  at Grand Hyatt IncheonGrand Hyatt Incheon has launched its new “Grand Summer Splash Package,” available from July 17 to Aug. 31. Guests who book the package before July 7 will enjoy ...

Updated : 2015.06.05 21:05

[Markets & Merchants] Reasonable retail therapy at Yeongdeungpo 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 : 2015.05.31 19:20