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322 Foreign diplomats visit Baengnyeong Island to honor Cheonan victims image 20349 Jun 19, 2013
Foreign ambassadors in Korea for the first time have paid a visit to Baengnyeongdo (Baengnyeong Island), the country’s northernmost point in the Yellow Sea. Located in Incheon’s Ongjin-gun (Ongjin ...  
321 The 2011 Hi Seoul Festival imagefile 20276 Apr 21, 2011
The 2011 Hi Seoul Festival (sponsored by Seoul and the Seoul Foundation of Arts and Culture) is one of the main festivals of Seoul. This year, the event takes place in the spring from May 5 ...  
320 New Full Moon Day image 20241 Feb 03, 2012
The Moon has a special meaning for Korean people. A symbol of prosperity and good fortune, the Moon has long influenced life patterns and lifestyles in Korea. In traditional communities wh...  
319 Ryu ‘more of an artist,’ Dodgers manager image 20190 Jun 04, 2013
Korean pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin of the Los Angeles Dodgers earned his first complete game shutout in his Major League Baseball career by putting on a flawless performance in both pitching and batting. Kore...  
318 Joseon palaces meld philosophy, architecture, Confucianism imagefile 19927 Dec 12, 2016
A museum visitor appreciates the articles on exhibition at the National Palace Museum of Korea in Seoul on Dec. 7. The special exhibition ‘Timeless Marvels, the Construction of a Palace in Joseon...  
317 Korea’s medical services reache out to every corner of the world imagefile 19905 Mar 07, 2013
A dozen Cambodian visitors including journalists, travel agents, and a public health official recently came to Korea to look around major hospitals in southern Seoul. They paid a four-day visit on the ...  
316 Meet the traditional mounted guards at Deoksugung image 19795 Apr 18, 2011
From April 5 to the end of October, visitors to Deoksugung Palace can meet with traditional mounted guards during the royal guard-changing ceremony. The guards ride through the street from the palace ...  
315 Seoul Lantern Festival imagefile 19730 Nov 02, 2011
The Seoul Lantern Festival, which has been gaining popularity since its conception in 2009, will take place at Cheonggyecheon in Seoul from November 4-20. In the past, the event has attracted mor...  
314 Lonely Planet chooses Korea as must-visit 2018 destination image 19728 Nov 10, 2017
Travel publisher Lonely Planet has selected Korea, the host country of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, as one of its top-10 countries to visit in 2018. The photo above sho...  
313 Mascots unveiled for PyeongChang 2018 Olympics, Paralympics imagefile 19670 Jun 15, 2016
The official mascots for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games have been unveiled. (Bandabi (top) and Soohorang (down) ) Soohorang is a white tiger and Bandabi is an Asian blac...  
312 Culture Ministry to host green tourism event imagefile 19670 Apr 15, 2011
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will host a special “Bicycle and Green Train” event on April 16 in the city of Sangju, North Gyeongsang Province, to mark the “Week of Green ...  
311 Chuncheon Dakgalbi & Makguksu Festival imagefile 19645 Aug 21, 2012
Treat yourself to two of Chuncheon’s most famous dishes -- dakgalbi and makguksu -- in this culinary celebration! Chuncheon’s two signature dishes are best accompanied each other: the first a spicy chic...  
310 Moon, Putin visit PyeongChang Winter Olympics booth image 19616 Sep 07, 2017
President Moon Jae-in and Russian President Vladimir Putin pose for a picture in front of a PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games promotional booth, holding up dolls of the Olympic ...  
309 Seoul Fringe Festival brings independent art to Hongdae imagefile 19586 Aug 24, 2012
Artist Shin Juwook works on his craft before a public audience at one of the Fringe's many street events (photo courtesy of Seoul Fringe Festival). Hongdae is the scene of revelry and entertai...  
308 The Hansan Mosi Cultural Festival imagefile 19277 Jun 02, 2011
The region of Hansan-myeon is famous for producing ramie, one of the world’s oldest fabric crops. The Hansan Mosi Cultural Festival celebrates ...  
307 Celebrating the newly recognized image 19251 Jan 09, 2012
UNESCO officially designated three forms of Korean traditional culture as items of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in late 2011. Each addition marked a special significance in Korean history: t...  
306 ‘Saimdang, Light’s Diary,’ though fictional, pursues truth imagefile 19241 Feb 10, 2017
TV stars Lee Young-ae (left) and Song Seung-heon play the leads in the TV show ‘Saimdang, Light’s Diary.’ Shin Saimdang (신사임당, 申師任堂) (1504-1551), the epitome of a mid-Joseon perfect wife and ...  
305 New high speed railway launched to win customer satisfaction imagefile 19201 Dec 16, 2016
The new Super Rapid Train (SRT) was launched on Dec. 8. The new train route connects Suseo Station in southern Seoul, Daejeon, Busan and Mokpo. The launch means that the SRT and Korean Train...  
304 Asiana crew focus on just one thing; saving passengers image 19143 Jul 10, 2013
Cabin manager Lee Yun-hye (photo courtesy of Asiana Airlines) “All I could think about at the moment was to carry passengers off the plane as quickly as possible.” This is what cabin manager Lee Yun...  
303 2013 Culture Tourism Festivals of Korea list released imagefile 19108 Jan 09, 2013
A total of 42 festivals have been designated as 2013 Culture Tourism Festivals by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. The selection is based on the results of on-the-spot assessments and expert...  

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