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Gyeongju provides discounts for long weekend

The city of Gyeongju will provide massive discounts for tourists during the four-day weekend that starts from Thursday. The iconic town in north Gyeongsang Province, is a popular travel destination, b...

Updated : 2016.05.04 18:12

French Lascaux cave paintings add sparkle to hidden gem Gwangmyeong Cave

GWANGMYEONG, Gyeonggi Province (Yonhap) -- The fate of Gwangmyeong Cave has fluctuated with the various happenings in the wild Korean modern history. During the Japanese colonial period (1910-1945), ...

Updated : 2016.04.29 16:00

[Travel Bits] Round up of travel news from around the world 

 Springtime eateries on Jejudo Island The following are two eateries on Jejudo Island featuring natural, seasonal dishes that travelers may want to visit during their spring outings. Temple Stay Fo...

Updated : 2016.04.29 15:54

[Around the hotels] Round up of hotel events and news

Family time at Kensington Yoido Kensington Yoido presents Fun & Fun Kids Package until May 26 to celebrate the month of family. The package includes a one night’s stay at Deluxe Room along with a m...

Updated : 2016.04.22 10:17

[Travel Bits] Round up of travel news from around the world

‘Yeon Deung Hoe’ to celebrate Buddha’s birthday Korea’s Important Intangible Cultural Property No.122 “Yeon Deung Hoe,” also known as the Lotus Lantern Festival, will take place at Jogyesa and ...

Updated : 2016.04.22 10:12

An authentic taste of Spain in Madrid

This is the second and final article of a two-part travel series on a weeklong journey to the new European capital of culture, San Sebastian, Spain, and through the heart of the country’s capital, Ma...

Updated : 2016.04.22 10:06

Canapes under the canopy? Paris gentrifies rusty mall

PARIS (AP) -- Swapping burgers for lobster souffle and rusty welding for a state-of-the-art canopy roof, Paris' mayor this month unveiled a $1 billion revamp of the city’s dilapidated main shopping a...

Updated : 2016.04.21 12:02

A bazaar of last resort in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES –– Claudia Flores and her husband were months past due on $60 phone and $80 electricity bills. So they packed their minivans with strollers, car seats, used T-shirts and assorted other ...

Updated : 2016.04.19 15:30

Hotels woo guests to book directly online with discounts

NEW YORK (AP) -- Hotels are getting more aggressive in their fight to get travelers to book reservations directly with them instead of through online travel agencies such as Expedia and Priceline.  Hyatt Hotels Corp. on Monday became the latest chain to offer guests a discount for booking...

Updated : 2016.04.19 11:03

Europe’s new culture capital: San Sebastian a feast for the eyes, palate

This is a two-part travel series on a weeklong journey to the new European capital of culture, San Sebastian, Spain, and through the heart of the country’s capital, Madrid. – Ed.SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain...

Updated : 2016.04.15 18:29

[Around the hotels] Roundup of hotel events

Cantonese gala dinner at Millennium Seoul Hilton Millennium Seoul Hilton’s Chinese restaurant Taipan is hosting a “Gourmet Circle” gala dinner on April 22 to showcase the restaurant’s new, Canton...

Updated : 2016.04.15 17:35

[Travel bits] Outdoor activities for spring

Taean Tulip Festival Scenic ride on Mungyeong Rail Bike One scenic activity tourists will want to enjoy in the upcoming season is a ride on the Mungyeong Rail Bike, which runs along tracks winding t...

Updated : 2016.04.15 16:23

[Around the hotels] Round up of hotel events and news

Imperial Palace Seoul presents ‘Ciné & Dine package’ Imperial Palace Seoul presents Ciné & Dine package for guests looking to experience hotel dining and movies at the same time until April 24. ...

Updated : 2016.04.08 11:31

[Travel bits] Round up of travel news from around the world

Natural sites in Germany The theme for this year’s tourism in Germany is “A Vacation in Nature,” according to the country’s tourism office. Germany boasts over 130 natural sites comprised of 16 n...

Updated : 2016.04.08 11:24

Arizona’s wildest ride: the Apache Trail

My hands gripped the steering wheel. My right foot rode the brake. I was easing a four-wheel-drive rental down a steep, narrow, curving dirt road in the Arizona wilderness, and I was beginning to wond...

Updated : 2016.04.08 11:18