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Nestled in greenery, Suncheon offers look into the past

History still breathes in Sucheon. Located in South Jeolla Province, the mid-size city of nearly 280,000 residents boasts well-preserved traces of the Joseon era, a period when it served as one of t...

Updated : 2016.08.12 10:51

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Water splash parade at Everland Everland is paying tribute to the days of summer this year as the amusement park and resort play host to the Summer Splash and Fantastic Summer Night festival. The fe...

Updated : 2016.08.12 10:27

Shilla Jeju presents ‘adults only’ swimming pool

After a large number of requests from hotel guests to establish an adults-only pool area, the Shilla Jeju luxury resort has done just that. Earlier this June, the hotel established its new outdoor “...

Updated : 2016.08.12 10:23

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Juice It Up Gangnam Set at Park Hyatt Seoul To help guests reenergize in the midst of peak summer heat, Park Hyatt Seoul is presenting the Juice It Up Gangnam Set promotion at the hotel restaurant T...

Updated : 2016.08.12 10:13

Feeling the heat: public saunas cool again in Finland

HELSINKI (AFP) - Is stripping down and getting sweaty with strangers your kind of thing? In Finland, despite an astounding 2 million private saunas, the hottest trend sweeping the sweat tank loving c...

Updated : 2016.08.11 16:28

War tourism in Afghanistan: adventure or reckless hedonism?

KABUL (AFP) -- Thousands of people are fleeing the conflict roiling Afghanistan, but American backpacker John Milton recently made the reverse journey to the war-ravaged country -- for a holiday. Ar...

Updated : 2016.08.08 17:23

[Travel Bits] Round up of travel news from around the world

Nighttime walk in Jeonju One of the country’s most traditional cities, Jeonju is gearing up to host its first “Walk in Jeonju (Heritage Night and Heritage Story)” nighttime sightseeing and walkin...

Updated : 2016.07.29 14:57

Pyeongchang’s Yongpyong Resort has all one’s summer needs

Although it is located in the country’s mecca of winter sports, the iconic Yongpyong Resort is pulling out all the stops celebrating the summer season. Opened in 1975, the resort located at the foo...

Updated : 2016.07.29 13:15

[Around the hotels] Round up of hotel events and news

Taste of Peru at Grand Hyatt Seoul Hosted by Grand Hyatt Seoul, a special Peru Food Festival promotion will take place at the hotel’s buffet restaurant The Terrace from July 29 to Aug. 11. In coll...

Updated : 2016.07.29 13:10

Bermuda’s gentle beauty, easygoing lifestyle makes being shipwrecked enticing

HAMILTON, Bermuda — This small island — only 55 square kilometers in size and 1,000 kilometers off the coast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina — gave the world its eponymous shorts (still used as p...

Updated : 2016.07.29 13:06

Dip in Trevi Fountain costs tourists

ROME (AFP) - Cooling off with a midnight dip in Rome’s famous Trevi Fountain may sound like a dream “Roman Holiday,” but an Italian police crackdown has landed a series of splash-happy tourists with ...

Updated : 2016.07.26 13:47

Next stop, your future spouse?

The Airport Express said on Sunday it will launch a monthly train service designed to provide romantic day trips to single men and women who want a relationship. Dubbed “Airport Express of Love,” ...

Updated : 2016.07.25 17:08

Jeonju to launch new nighttime tours through historic city

One of the country’s most traditional cities, Jeonju, is gearing up to host its first “Walk in Jeonju (Heritage Night and Heritage Story)” nighttime sightseeing and walking tour event starting nex...

Updated : 2016.07.25 16:17

[Travel Bits] Round up of travel news from around the world

K-Travel Bus summer promotion Visit Korea Committee is conducting a summer promotion event for the K-Travel Bus service from July 18 to Aug. 31, offering travelers discounted rates. Participant...

Updated : 2016.07.22 17:44

S. Korea extends travel ban to 6 countries and parts of Philippines

South Korea extended its travel ban imposed on six countries, including Iraq and Syria, along with some parts of the Philippines in consideration of the still high threat from political instability a...

Updated : 2016.07.18 20:15