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99 Other Tips The Candlelight Revolution in American Eyes image 467 Nov 10, 2017 17:43
John Delury attends a candlelight demonstration with his children this past winter. (John Delury) By John Delury, professor at Yonsei University I was sitting with my son in the airport lounge in...  
98 Other Tips Peaks and ends: A Korea bucket list image 511 Oct 20, 2017 17:57
Amarynth Sichel The bucket lists we compile when leaving a city that we’ve called home hold a unique place in the taxonomy of to-do lists and itineraries. A hybrid between a favorite weekend r...  
97 Other Tips Sphinx in the Hangeul country image 555 Sep 13, 2017 13:10
Samy Rashad (right) is the Egyptian representative on the Korean TV show 'Abnormal Summit.' Photos = Samy Rashad Christopher Columbus once said, "You can never cross the ocean until you have the coura...  
96 Food Food from around the world comes to Korea imagefile 422 May 18, 2017 15:59
Seoul Food 2017, an international food industry exhibition where 1,382 food companies from 39 countries gather to show off their wares, takes place at the KINTEX convention center in Ilsan i...  
95 History Tombs reveal ancient construction techniques imagefile 808 Apr 06, 2017 13:50
Ancient tombs in Yeonsan-dong, Busan, consist of a line of 18 graves located along the top ridge of Baesan Mountain. There are some 1,000 burial sites in total spread across the adjoining hills. ...  
94 Other Tips Traditional Markets in Korea imagefile 1900 Nov 24, 2016 16:06
By Ilya Belyakov When I first came to Korea, I didn't like traditional markets that much. I thought they were dirty and messy. Middle-aged male vendors tried to deceive me because I am non-Korean. Tr...  
93 History Meeting Korea's past, present through historical records imagefile 2459 Nov 18, 2016 10:15
A mother and her baby pose for a photo during a 1959 contest to choose the healthiest baby. As many people weren't well-off at the time, raising a 'perfect' baby was the envy of many. Contests...  
92 Location Sunny skies, beautiful beaches along Haeparang Trail imagefile 1433 Jul 15, 2016 13:54
The Haeparang Trail is Korea’s longest walking trail, stretching 770 kilometers from Busan in the south to Goseong in Gangwon-do Province in the north. The Haeparang Trail is now waiting adventuro...  
91 History Transformation into a Multicultural Society imagefile 1576 Jun 15, 2016 17:04
South Korea has long been a culturally homogeneous society, but the number of migrant workers and foreign students has increased rapidly since the end of the 20th century. As of 2014, the number of f...  
90 Other Tips Things you have to get used to when you live in Korea imagefile 2042 Mar 29, 2016 11:50
The number of non-Korean residents, not travelers, in Korea is reportedly about 1,569,470, one online article says. At first, there're things that non-Koreans think weird about Korea, but later ...  
89 Food Remedy springtime pollution with doraji imagefile 1451 Mar 02, 2016 16:32
The root of the doraji flower (Platycodon grandiflorus), also known as the bellflower or balloon flower in English, is an effective natural remedy to treat pollution-related respiratory illnesses. Th...  
88 History Repaying a 60-year-old gift imagefile 1911 Feb 12, 2016 11:48
Gapyeong is in the center of the Korean Peninsula and it was the site of one of the fiercest battles of the Korean War (1950-1953). In June 1950, invaded by the North Korean military, Gapyeong ...  
87 Transportation Korea's first maglev train launches in Incheon imagefile 1563 Feb 03, 2016 17:41
Korea's first maglev train begins operations on Feb. 3. This is only the world's second successful commercialization of an independently-developed maglev train. A maglev commuter train travelling betwee...  
86 Other Tips Fascinating facts about life in Korea imagefile 2410 Dec 23, 2015 09:57
Kislova Evgeniya These days, Korean brands like LG, Samsung, Kia and Lotte are advertised in newspapers and on TV all around the world. These snippets of Korean society, shown overseas, however, are...  
85 Other Tips Stamp series commemorates endangered wolves imagefile 2749 Oct 30, 2015 16:49
In cartoons and movies, wolves are often shown to be rough, fierce and mean. However, wolves can be nice and warm animals. They live in tight-knit family groups and the male wolf generally allows the...  
84 Other Tips New certification mark for 'Excellent Culture Products' revealed to public imagefile 2378 Sep 25, 2015 09:36
Starting in November, the certification mark for "Excellent Culture Products" will be changed. The new mark was designed by Choi Jin-A, winner of the DNA of the Republic of Korea contest hosted...  
83 Other Tips World youth taekwondo festival winds down imagefile 2722 Aug 28, 2015 12:06
Young taekwondo athletes from around the world measured their strength and ability against each other during the world championship that was just held at the Taekwondowon in Muju, Jeollabuk-do Province (No...  
82 History Japanese civic group demands apology for colonization, invasion imagefile 2181 Aug 17, 2015 11:41
“Only 70 years ago, Japan launched invasions and built colonies, inflicting tremendous damage and suffering on many countries, specifically on many parts of Asia.” These words are from a campaign announc...  
81 Other Tips Gov't releases book of interviews with Koreaphiles imagefile 2891 Jul 15, 2015 11:35
A government office in charge of overseas promotion of Korean culture on Thursday released a book of interviews with foreigners who have special bonds with the country and renowned Korean a...  
80 Other Tips Take a culinary trip at the Seoul Food Film Festival imagefile 2925 Jul 10, 2015 11:09
Thirteen groups of university students from around the world were brought together in Korea for a series of presentations and discussions about Korean art, literature and history. The annual "Exploring ...  

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