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64 Other Tips Traditional crafts showcased in Milan image 22684 Apr 11, 2014 15:01
A modern reinterpretation of traditional Korean crafts will be showcased in Milan, Italy. The "Constancy & Change in Korean Traditional Craft 2014" exhibition will take place at the Triennale ...  
63 Weather Nature You Meet in the Mountains image 8838 Apr 07, 2014 11:10
Insects Name: 방울벌레, Bangul beolle, bell cricket Scientific name: Homoeogryllus japonicus (de Haan) Distribution: Korea, Japan, Taiwan This bell cricket is about 16 to 18 millimeters long. It is dark ...  
62 History 70% of North Korean defectors satisfied with new life: WSJ image 11569 Apr 07, 2014 11:09
Today, the number of North Korean defectors in Korea is on the rise, surpassing 25,000. Over the past few years, however, their new, yet uneasy, life often came under the media limelight. They were...  
61 Weather Spring has sprung along Hangang River imagefile 18599 Apr 02, 2014 10:35
The Hangang River is a large waterway that penetrates Seoul, the capital city of Korea, on its way to the ocean. It is the third longest Korean river, after the Amnokgang and the Dumangang Rivers ...  
60 History Silla artifacts welcome museum-goers imagefile 19109 Apr 02, 2014 10:24
Now, for the first time, we can appreciate in one exhibition almost all of the relics from the Silla Kingdom’s (57 B.C.- A.D. 935) Cheonmachong, the Tomb of the Heavenly Horse. The Gyeongju Nat...  
59 Location Ancient maps refer to East Sea imagefile 20101 Apr 02, 2014 10:22
An exhibition in Seoul is showing how the East Sea was labeled on ancient maps of the world. Titled as the “Dong-Hae [East Sea] proven through the old maps of the world” exhibition, this sho...  
58 Other Tips Gwangju gears up for 2015 Summer Universiade imagefile 5154 Apr 02, 2014 10:12
Preperations for the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade are in full swing. The international multi-sport event, organized for university athletes by the International University Sports Federation (FISU), ...  
57 History DMZ to become symbol of peace imagefile 4782 Apr 02, 2014 10:02
President Park Geun-hye visited the Berlin Wall on March 27, a symbol of Germany’s unification and freedom. Looking at the wall's paintings while walking 20 meters along the East Side Gallery, Presid...  
56 Weather Korea is the most innovative country: Bloomberg imagefile 4528 Mar 28, 2014 18:01
Korea has been selected as the most innovative country in the world. According to Bloomberg, Korea scored a total of 92.10 points, ranking first in its Global Innovation Index, up from second pl...  
55 Other Tips Carrying the ‘Can Do’ spirit to PyeongChang 2018 imagefile 4956 Mar 26, 2014 14:24
”From impossible to possible” Overcoming disabilities with passion, theatrically touching yet not exaggerating, the Sochi 2014 Paralympics came to a grand finale on March 16. ...  
54 Other Tips Koreans in the world imagefile 5077 Mar 17, 2014 12:58
International Peace and Cooperation Since the Republic of Korea joined the United Nations in 1991, it has played an ever more active role in the efforts to address a whole range of global issues,...  
53 Other Tips Hanbok embodies age-old philosophies image 11832 Jan 29, 2014 09:51
There is perhaps no other artifact that captures the richness of Korean cultural heritage as well as Korean traditional attire, known as hanbok. While the origins of hanbok can be traced back mille...  
52 Location Green Tea in Jirisan imagefile 5522 Aug 27, 2013 15:29
The area around Hwaeom-sa Temple in Gurye, on the westernmost slopes of Jirisan, is famous for the many ancient tea bushes growing there. The tea growing around Hwaeom-sa is truly wild, having spread free...  
51 Other Tips Discovering Korea image 7794 Jun 11, 2013 12:56
Everyone who arrives in Korea begins an adventure of discovery. There are the mostly excellent first impressions: the wonderful airport at Incheon; the quick, bright, clean trains into Seoul; the ...  
50 Other Tips 'Korea thrives on new ideas' image 15216 Apr 30, 2013 17:25
Korea, a country dubbed one of the four Asian dragons along with Hong Kong, has now become a “World Dragon,” according to Hong Kong’s daily newspaper Ming Pao. The March 31 edition of Ming ...  
49 History Arirang, a song of Korean identity and soul image 10827 Apr 30, 2013 17:22
A 75-year-old second-generation ethnic Korean living Japan, Kim Il-nam said the moment he heard the traditional folk song Arirang for the first time while attending Waseda University in Japan, he real...  
48 Other Tips Homestays to spring up across Seoul image 7598 Apr 09, 2013 10:17
There is a saying “Kill two birds with one stone.” This metaphor is very suitable to describe a new plan announced by Seoul City. The city government announced a plan on March 28 to increase ...  
47 Other Tips Hanbok makes daily routines beautiful image 10281 Apr 04, 2013 13:37
Public servants Kim Yeong-sin (center) and Nam Hee-sue (right) help a local resident while dressed in Hanbok at Hyehwa-dong Office, Jongno District in Seoul, on April 2 (photo by Jeon Han). Han...  
46 Other Tips Entrance ceremonies engage with students image 7832 Mar 13, 2013 13:54
Young children ride on the back of horses at Jangjon Elementary School in Jeju as part of their school entrance ceremony. This is one of many scenes visible at the entrance ceremony for new stude...  
45 Weather Onset of spring imagefile 7633 Mar 06, 2013 08:13
After undergoing a long cold winter, an adonis comes into bloom at last to welcome the onset of spring on March 4, a day before gyeongchip, one of 24 solar terms in early spring. Gyeongchip is o...  

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