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Indonesia’s hidden destinations beckon to the world

At a glance, Indonesia’s bustling capital Jakarta seems like many other metropolitan cities in Southeast Asia. Its streets are lined with cutting-edge skyscrapers and packed with cars and motorbikes...

Updated : 2016.07.15 17:49

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Busan Fireworks Festival The annual Busan Fireworks Festival gearing up for its 12th year, kicking off its festivities October 22 along Gwangalli Beach. Along with its breathtaking fireworks displa...

Updated : 2016.07.15 13:29

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Summer Family package at Lotte City Hotel Jeju Lotte City Hotel Jeju is presenting its Summer Family package starting at 280,000 won. To help families traveling with kids make the best out of their...

Updated : 2016.07.15 13:26

Seomun Night Market in Daegu aims to become a tourist hotspot

Ever since the Seomun Night Market first turned on its lights on June 3, the nighttime skies above Daegu have remained as bright and welcoming as the noonday sun. Selected as the first “Global Luxu...

Updated : 2016.07.13 14:44

Jeju Island most popular destination for Korean travelers

Jeju Island was the most traveled to destination for Koreans in the first half of the year, according to a report by the online travel agency Expedia Korea on Monday. Jeju Island (Instagram user @so...

Updated : 2016.07.11 18:32

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Bastille Day Gourmet Dinner at Millennium Seoul Hilton Millennium Seoul Hilton’s French restaurant Seasons will present a Bastille Day Gourmet Dinner on July 14, in celebration of the French Nation...

Updated : 2016.07.08 18:13

K-Travel Bus shows foreigners sights beyond Seoul

DAEGU -- Launched on March 25, the foreigner-exclusive K-Travel Bus was rolled out by the Visit Korea Committee with one major aim – to showcase that there is more to Korea than the glitzy urban sp...

Updated : 2016.07.08 17:44

Guide to visiting Rio for the Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- With the Olympics just a few weeks away, Brazil faces a litany of problems: an economy in freefall, the Zika virus and a political crisis with an impeached president. But for ...

Updated : 2016.07.07 15:30

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Buyeo Seodong Lotus Festival The annual Buyeo Seodong Lotus Festival is a celebration of all thing lotus flowers, while also highlighting the importance of preserving wild flowers. As part of the fe...

Updated : 2016.07.01 16:33

Caribbean culture, hotel mergers among travel trends

A couple of developments in the travel industry have been making headlines recently. They may not be in the biggest type, but they’re notable. They’ve gotten me thinking. They’re indicators, I thi...

Updated : 2016.07.01 14:12

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Escape summer heat at the Ritz-Carlton Seoul The Ritz-Carlton Seoul presents Sunday Escape package for guests seeking a relaxing Sunday break. The package includes 12-hour stay at the Superior Delu...

Updated : 2016.07.01 13:47

[Weekender] Ghost hunting in the dark alleys of Seoul

Amid modern skyscrapers in Seoul, it’s hard to imagine that some horrifying murders or traumatic suicides occurred. But the northern center of the capital city is in fact where many major historical...

Updated : 2016.07.01 13:39

N.Y. installation takes visitors on tour of Italy

NEW YORK (AP) -- If visiting Italy isn’t on your agenda, a 360-degree video installation in New York City of the country’s magnificent landmarks may whet your appetite. Called "Panorama," the wrap-a...

Updated : 2016.06.29 13:58

Mungyeong Rail Bike to extend operating hours

North Gyeongsang Province’s tourist attraction Mungyeong Rail Bike will extend its operating hours from July 2, the Mungyeong Tourism Promotion Corporation announced Tuesday. According to the MTPC,...

Updated : 2016.06.28 17:40

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Midsummer night’s getaway at W Seoul-Walkerhill W Seoul-Walkerhill is offering a signature summer cocktail promotion 2016 W Tiki Night, featuring Polynesian cocktails and an exotic atmosphere at W...

Updated : 2016.06.24 18:04