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Ananti Cove, seaside haven for heavenly holiday

BUSAN -- As Lee Choon-hee’s daughter-in-law neared the date when her baby was due, their family decided to celebrate the auspicious occasion in the most precious way possible. They decided to take a ...

Updated : 2017.07.27 17:45

Gangneung temple stays for foreigners offered for 10,000 won

An affordable temple stay program for foreigners will be available next month, a local Buddhist body said Tuesday. The Cultural Corps of Korean Buddhism said that five selected temples in Gangwon Prov...

Updated : 2017.07.24 18:16

YouTubers prove the key to Korean tourism

Due to an entertainment market flourishing in the pan-Asian region, South Korea's tourism industry has made tremendous gains over the years. But while Hallyu generates interest and curiosity in Korea...

Updated : 2017.07.23 14:01

[Travel Bits] Sights, festivals around Korea

Cultural Night Walk in Jeonju“Cultural Night Walk in Jeonju,” a program selected by the Cultural Heritage Administration in a competition, offers visitors the chance to walk through hundreds of trad...

Updated : 2017.07.23 13:57

[Weekender] Explore the east

GANGNEUNG/SOKCHO, Gangwon Province -- Just a two-hour drive from the sleepless metropolis that is Seoul, South Korea’s eastern coast feels like a different world: white sandy beaches, laid-back shore...

Updated : 2017.07.21 16:50

[Weekender] Four beaches to check out on east coast

Beaches along the East Sea draw vacationers for their soft sand and clear water. Below are The Korea Herald’s top four picks to check out this summer.  Gyeongpo Beach, the biggest on East SeaThe Gye...

Updated : 2017.07.21 16:14

[Weekender] Olympics, vacation home boom revitalize coastal towns

GANGNEUNG/SOKCHO, Gangwon Province – Gangwon Province and its coastal towns used to be the less developed and less populated in South Korea. But that seems to be changing fast. With accessibility fr...

Updated : 2017.07.21 15:55

Around the Hotels

Frozen cocktails at Grand Hyatt IncheonThe Grand Hyatt Incheon’s Swell Lounge is offering frozen cocktails through Aug. 31. The cocktails come in four varieties: Noah’s Kalamansi, Sweet Kelly, Overn...

Updated : 2017.07.14 17:58

[Travel Bits] Sights, festivals around Korea

Cultural Night Walk in Jeonju“Cultural Night Walk in Jeonju,” a program selected by the Cultural Heritage Administration in a competition, offers visitors the chance to walk through hundreds of trad...

Updated : 2017.07.14 17:10

Basking in urban luxury close to home

Do you want to pamper yourself to an upscale summer vacation, but without the hassle of planning an overseas trip, arduous travel and jet lag? Do you dream of a respite not far from home, with all ser...

Updated : 2017.07.07 18:02

[Travel Bits] Sights, festivals around Korea

Cultural Night Walk in Jeonju“Cultural Night Walk in Jeonju,” a program selected by the Cultural Heritage Administration in a competition, offers visitors the chance to walk through hundreds of trad...

Updated : 2017.07.07 16:53

[Travel Bits] Sights, festivals around Korea

Cultural Night Walk in Jeonju“Cultural Night Walk in Jeonju,” a program selected by the Cultural Heritage Administration in a competition offers visitors the chance to walk through hundreds of hanok...

Updated : 2017.06.30 16:39

[Travel Bits] Sights, festivals around Korea

Cultural Night Walk in Jeonju “Cultural Night Walk in Jeonju,” a program selected by the Cultural Heritage Administration in a competition offers visitors the chance to walk through hundreds of hano...

Updated : 2017.06.23 17:51

M. Eastern tourists spend most in Korea: data

Tourists from Middle Eastern countries spent the most during their visits to South Korea last year, government data showed Wednesday, amid growing demand for beauty and medical tourism. According to a...

Updated : 2017.06.21 11:05

Jeju most searched tourist destination in May: data

The southern resort island of Jeju was the most searched tourist destination by South Koreans in May amid unseasonably hot weather, industry data showed Monday. According to world's leading hotel pric...

Updated : 2017.06.19 16:53