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Gunsan, Seocheon Migratory Bird Festival The annual Gunsan and Seocheon Migratory Bird Festival will take place from Nov. 18 to 20. The festival will be held throughout the Geumgang River Migratory ...

Updated : 2016.10.28 14:47

Despite its struggles, Acapulco still sparkles

ACAPULCO, Mexico -- Sorry, but for this story we’ll skip the standard references to Elizabeth Taylor’s third wedding, JFK’s honeymoon and cliff divers. Acapulco. Gorgeous, still -- much of it. Bu...

Updated : 2016.10.28 14:39

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Seoul Lantern Festival First launched in 2009, this year’s annual Seoul Lantern Festival will be held from Nov. 4 to 20 at the Cheonggyecheon stream in Seoul. As one of the most anticipated festiva...

Updated : 2016.10.21 17:36

Santa Fe inspires with art, history and natural beauty

Nestled at the base of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and surrounded by acres of desolate beauty, Santa Fe often surprises first-time visitors with its wealth of offerings, from culture, history and ...

Updated : 2016.10.21 17:27

Lagerfeld checks into hotel business

PARIS (AFP) -- Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld announced Monday he plans to launch his own branded hotel chain, with the first property set to open in the Chinese gambling hub of Macau in 2018. The 83-y...

Updated : 2016.10.18 15:12

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Korean Folk Village Historical Drama Festival The Historical Drama Festival, a festival dedicated to Korean historical dramas, is being held daily at the Korean Folk Village until Nov. 13. At the e...

Updated : 2016.10.14 14:57

Making the rounds in Muhammad Ali’s hometown

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky -- Above the bar at Jack Fry’s, a favorite Louisville dining destination on busy Bardstown Road, the walls are adorned with pictures of racehorses and people who know racehorses...

Updated : 2016.10.14 14:42

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Jeonju Bibimbap Festival Bibimbap is inarguably one of Korea’s most well-known foods and iconic dishes, while Jeonju in North Jeolla Province is home to the country’s most famous rendition of this...

Updated : 2016.10.07 14:29

On eve of Route 66’s 90th anniversary, Barstow looks to a brighter, hand-painted future

BARSTOW, California — In the early 20th century, the small desert town of Barstow was a bustling stop on Route 66 between Los Angeles and Chicago, immortalized in a popular 1940s tune as one the pla...

Updated : 2016.10.07 14:16

[Around the Hotels] Roundup of hotel events and news

Michelin-star chef to visit Park Hyatt Seoul Michelin-star chef Andrea Aprea will be making a special visit to Park Hyatt Seoul’s Italian restaurant Cornerstone next week. Currently the head chef ...

Updated : 2016.10.07 14:13

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‘Korea Sale Festa’ kicks off with huge discounts from retailers South Korea kicked off a nationwide shopping event Thursday with a variety of promotions, cultural and entertainment events to draw ...

Updated : 2016.09.30 14:10

Beliefs aside, Noah’s Ark in Kentucky is something to see

I’d been on Noah’s Ark all of 20 minutes when the question that hung over every step was finally put to me: “Do you believe?” It came from a man with a thin beard named Travis, who wore a Captai...

Updated : 2016.09.30 14:04

[Around the Hotels] Roundup of hotel events and news

Indian food fest at Millennium Seoul Hilton Millennium Seoul Hilton is offering a special Indian food festival buffet through Oct. 9 at the hotel’s restaurant, Cafe 395. Sponsored by the Indian Em...

Updated : 2016.09.30 14:01

China's No. 1 social commerce site to pick best Seoul restaurants

China's largest food delivery and group buying website will pick the hottest restaurants in Seoul to help a growing number of individual travelers find the best places to eat, the state-run tourism a...

Updated : 2016.09.27 11:12

Run with the bulls on Terceira island

VILA NOVA, TERCEIRA, Azores -- There are ways to look nonchalant when you stand on a street with nothing between you and an over 900-kilogram bull but a few skinny guys with a rope. Strike a vigorou...

Updated : 2016.09.23 14:42