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362 Busan City to provide local bus routes in foreign languages imagefile 27999 Jan 19, 2011
To make it more convenient for foreigners to use local buses, Busan City installed local bus routes in three foreign languages (English, Chinese and Japanese) at 20 bus stops near major tourist attracti...  
361 Enjoy free concerts in Seoul's royal palaces image 27036 May 23, 2011
Throughout May and June, Seoul’s royal palaces are offering outdoor performances of Korean traditional music in their courtyards during weekends. Various mini-concerts, each customized to the unique historic...  
360 Seoul to open new contemporary art museum image 26608 May 11, 2011
Prize-winning architectural design for the National Museum of Contemporary Art’s new annex building in Seoul (Photo courtesy of the National Museum of Contemporary Art) On May 3, the National ...  
359 Fuel cell electric vehicles catch on in Europe imagefile 26235 Apr 16, 2014
Fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) are getting more and more attention in Europe, where there is a premium placed on environmentally friendly technology. Hyundai Motor has been chosen as a supplier...  
358 Jeju aims to become one of New 7 Wonders of Nature image 26107 Feb 25, 2011
Jeju-do, Korea's largest island, is competing to be listed in the New Seven Wonders of the Nature, an initiative led by the Swiss-based non-profit New7wonders Foundation. The island is the only c...  
357 Incheon airport ranked top for world’s best service imagefile 25419 Mar 27, 2013
Incheon International Airport has again proved to be No. 1 in the world. The airport received top ranking in the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) survey for the eighth consecutive year, reporte...  
356 Taekkyeon and tightrope walking recommended for UNESCO designation image 24445 Nov 21, 2011
Jultagi performances incorporate acrobatics, music and storytelling (Photo courtesy of the Cultural Heritage Administration). The Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA) announced on November 11 that the ...  
355 Hansik (The Cold Food Festival) imagefile 24386 Apr 06, 2011
In Korea, The Cold Food Festival or Hansik (literally meaning "cold food") is a traditional Korean holiday. In the modern version of Hansik, people welcome the warm weather thawing the frozen...  
354 Haeundae Sand Festival │Busan imagefile 24358 May 16, 2011
This festival takes place at Busan’s beautiful Haeundae Beach, an extremely popular summer vacation spot. The festival’s program is full of events inspired by the beach’s beautiful white sand. One of the...  
353 Spring flower festivals to delight travelers imagefile 24236 Mar 17, 2014
As the winter chill slowly ends, tourists are awaiting news of the arrival of spring flowers. The Korea Metrological Administration released on March 13 a map depicting the dates on which the cherr...  
352 Culture Ministry invites journalists on a Moonlight Tour of Changdeokgung image 24128 Oct 19, 2011
On October 12, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism invited dozens of correspondents working in Korea for foreign news outlets on Changdeokgung Palace’s Moonlight Tour. The gathering was aimed...  
351 Car-free zone expands in downtown Seoul image 24047 Dec 01, 2011
Insadong is now car-free seven days a week, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Pedestrians can now have safer access to the streets of downtown districts Insadong and Samcheong-dong. The car-free zone of th...  
350 Commonwealth veterans remember Imgingang River battle image 23536 Apr 29, 2014
Sixty-three years on, modern Korea has remembered some of the 700 fallen soldiers of a British regiment who sacrificed their lives during the Korean War. The soldiers belonged to the Gloucestershire ...  
349 Seoul City to build “Hangeul Maruzi” in Sejong-ro imagefile 23210 Jan 19, 2011
Seoul City will develop Sejong-ro and its surrounding area into a “cultural tourism hub” featuring Hangeul in a bid to promote the Korean alphabet as a global cultural product. Seoul City said that it ...  
348 Memorable skiing moments image 23141 Feb 09, 2012
Catherine Luck from Hong Kong arrived at the Bokwang Phoenix Park in Gangwon Province after staying one day in Seoul. She came to Korea on a six-nights seven-days tour with an itinerary that...  
347 Korea’s mountains offer beautiful hikes, even in winter snows imagefile 23125 Jan 19, 2011
Although the winter may not be the time of year when most people go hiking, Korea’s mountains and fields are especially gorgeous during the colder seasons. The beauties of nature are especially charming ...  
346 Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival imagefile 22904 Sep 25, 2012
Jinju Namgang Yudeung Festival originates from the lantern lighting custom used during the Jinjuseong Fortress Battle of the Imjinwaeran War (Japanese invasion, 1592) as a military strategy to prevent Japane...  
345 Medical tourism figures on the rise image 22468 May 23, 2014
A 38-year-old woman from Khabarovsk, Russia, suffered from infertility throughout her 20-year marriage. After a series of unsuccessful pregnancies and two miscarriages, she consulted doctors in Russia, but could ...  
344 Yeongdeok Snow Crab Festival image 22353 Mar 07, 2012
The 15th Yeongdeok Snow Crab Festival is slated for this month. On March 8-12, the seashore of Yeongdeok, South Gyeongsang Province will attract throngs of crowds with swarms of crabs. Gangg...  
343 Greet the first full moon on Jeongwol Daeboreum image 21806 Feb 17, 2011
Jwibulnori, a game where children swing burning cans of charcoal around While the lunar New Year on February 3 is one of the biggest holidays of the Korean lunar calendar, it’s far from the ...  

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