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34 Korea’s mountains offer beautiful hikes, even in winter snows imagefile 20842 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 ...  
33 Seoul City to build “Hangeul Maruzi” in Sejong-ro imagefile 21203 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 ...  
32 Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival imagefile 21318 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...  
31 Memorable skiing moments image 21520 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...  
30 Hansik (The Cold Food Festival) imagefile 21867 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...  
29 Culture Ministry invites journalists on a Moonlight Tour of Changdeokgung image 22251 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...  
28 Car-free zone expands in downtown Seoul image 22344 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...  
27 Haeundae Sand Festival │Busan imagefile 22452 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...  
26 Taekkyeon and tightrope walking recommended for UNESCO designation image 22717 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 ...  
25 Kim Yuna commemorative medals go on sale image 22967 May 02, 2014
A limited edition of commemorative medals celebrating the career of figure skating sensation Kim Yuna, the “Queen of Figure Staking,” went on sale on April 21. The Korea Minting, Security Printing ...  
24 Incheon airport ranked top for world’s best service imagefile 23260 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...  
23 We are grateful for your condolences image 23474 Apr 23, 2014
Korea has been plunged into mourning following the tragic sinking of the Sewol-ho. The ferryboat sank dramatically on the morning of April 16 off the southwestern coast of Korea, near Jindo Island i...  
22 Korean literature reaches out to int'l readers at London Book Fair imagefile 23684 Apr 11, 2014
Korean literature shone in the spotlight at the 43rd London Book Fair held from April 8 to April 10. Korea was the fair's "market focus" this year, or guest of honor, under the slogan, "Books openi...  
21 Jeju aims to become one of New 7 Wonders of Nature image 23797 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...  
20 Seoul to open new contemporary art museum image 24221 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 ...  
19 Enjoy free concerts in Seoul's royal palaces image 25072 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...  
18 Busan City to provide local bus routes in foreign languages imagefile 25425 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...  
17 Content moguls share creative know-how imagefile 25969 Apr 09, 2014
“An intriguing story, realistic, believable effects and characters with personality.” These are what Peter Del Vecho, a producer at Walt Disney Studios, cited as the main factors behind his animated...  
16 FDI regulations to be improved image 26149 May 20, 2014
The government will ease regulations on foreign direct investment (FDI) in order to improve business conditions in Korea, lessening the number of procedures required for foreign investors to invest...  
15 Kim Yu-na retakes throne at ISU championships imagefile 26498 Mar 19, 2013
Everyone held their breath at a single motion of her hands. Every move she made thrilled the world. The audience stood up for a standing ovation even before Kim finished her performance. A wave...  

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