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[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

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 da...

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 instil...

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

[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), Rose ...

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 of...

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 press conference Tuesday, and explained that this year’s fair will host 800 tourism firms from...

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 1.07 million foreigners visited the country. Chinese travelers plunged 67 percent year-ov...

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 system, the state tourism body said Monday.    The tally of Chinese visitors came to 227...

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 of...

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 serv...

Updated : 2017.05.12 15:42

[Travel Bits] Festivals, sights around Korea

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

Updated : 2017.05.05 14:35

[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 fe...

Updated : 2017.04.28 17:48

[Around the Hotels] Promotions and packages

Children’s package at Westin Chosun SeoulThe Westin Chosun Seoul is offering a children’s package from May 2 to May 6 filled with exciting activities. The Playground Package offers accommodation in ...

Updated : 2017.04.21 17:24