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Boracay: Island of beauty and adventure

Under a cluster of pink and white coral reefs, a small orange fish emerged from among a group of sea anemones swinging their tentacles like a curtain designed to hide a magician preparing a spell for...

Updated : 2017.06.16 10:20

[Herald Interview] South Africa a safe destination for Korean travelers: tourism minister

DURBAN, South Africa -- For most people around the world, Africa remains an exotic land of natural wonders that one hopes to visit one day. However, given the widespread perception that it can be a d...

Updated : 2017.06.13 16:04

South Africa: land of stunning natural wonders, unique cultural blend

DURBAN/CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- South Africa is a faraway land, especially for those on the other side of the world in East Asia. Once there, however, the breathtaking scenery of South Africa insti...

Updated : 2017.06.09 15:36

[Eye] Shooting for the future

Next year’s PyeongChang Winter Olympics will have the South Korean men’s hockey national team pitted against the best teams in the world, including top-ranked Canada, Czech Republic and Switzerland...

Updated : 2017.06.09 15:04

Seoul advises tourists to remain cautious following apparent terror attack in London

The South Korean foreign ministry on Sunday advised South Koreans traveling in London to use "caution," a warning that followed an apparent terrorist attack in the British capital. The ministry said...

Updated : 2017.06.05 10:15

[Travel Bits] Festivals, sights around Korea

Seoul Grand Park Rose Fest Seoul Grand Park Rose Festival is held at Gwacheon Seoul Grand Park from May 27 to June 11. The programs include photo competition, magic show (Saturdays and Sundays), Ro...

Updated : 2017.06.02 17:30

[Travel Bits] Festivals, sights around Korea

Yangpyeong Strawberry Festival The Yangpyeong Strawberry Festival is being held through the end of May. Visitors can pick their own strawberries at the strawberry farms and participate in a variety ...

Updated : 2017.05.26 16:52

Korea World Travel Fair to kick off next week

The 32nd annual Korea World Travel Fair will be held from June 1-4, demonstrating the latest products and trends related to tours in and out of Korea. The organizing committee of the KOTFA held a pr...

Updated : 2017.05.23 16:21

Foreign tourists fall 27 pct last month amid THAAD row

The number of foreign tourists to South Korea fell 27 percent in April from a year earlier as demand from China fell dramatically, the country's tourism agency said Monday. Last month, a total of 1....

Updated : 2017.05.22 19:44

S. Korea sees steep fall in Chinese visitors on THAAD spat

The number of Chinese tourists in South Korea more than halved last month from a year earlier, dragged down by China's ban on sales of Korea-bound trips amid a diplomatic row over a U.S. anti-missile...

Updated : 2017.05.22 19:43

[Travel Bits] Festivals, sights around Korea

Yangpyeong Strawberry Festival The Yangpyeong Strawberry Festival is being held through the end of May. Visitors can pick their own strawberries at the strawberry farms and participate in a variety ...

Updated : 2017.05.19 11:27

[Eye Plus] Conquering Seoul landmarks with hop-on/off tour buses

Whether it’s basking in history and tradition at one of Seoul’s five palaces, or emptying one’s wallet in some of the city’s most popular shopping districts, Seoul has a handful of tour buses ser...

Updated : 2017.05.12 15:42

[Travel Bits] Festivals, sights around Korea

Icheon Ceramic Festival Icheon Ceramic Festival introduces visitors to celadon, white porcelain, buncheongware and other premium Korean ceramics along with various hands-on programs. This includes ...

Updated : 2017.05.05 14:35

Number of visitors to seaweed expo tops 600,000

WANDO -- The number of visitors to an international seaweed expo under way on this southwestern island exceeded its target of 600,000 on Tuesday, organizers said. The second Wando Seaweeds Expo rece...

Updated : 2017.05.02 14:47

[Travel Bits] Festivals, sights around Korea

Gwangju Royal Ceramic Fest The Gwangju Royal Ceramic Festival is held annually in Gwangju, Gyeonggi Province, where royal ceramic ware was first created during the Joseon era. Launched in 1998, the ...

Updated : 2017.04.28 17:48