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Visit Korea’s first lighthousePalmido Lighthouse on Palmido Island in Jung-gu, Incheon, is Korea’s first lighthouse built in April 1903. It officially lit up for commercial ships in June 1903. Korea...

Updated : 2015.08.30 17:45

Around the Hotels

The Korea Herald brings you the latest on what's going on around the hotels in Korea. Fruit dessert buffetat Sheraton Grande Walkerhill Sheraton Grande Walkerhill’s lobby lounge cafe The Pavilion is...

Updated : 2015.08.30 17:28

Time travel to ancient kingdom of Baekje

IKSAN, North Jeolla Province -– A restoration project of the oldest stone pagoda in Korean history is underway at the site of Mireuksa Temple in Iksan, North Jeolla Province. A rhythmic, clear sound ...

Updated : 2015.08.26 17:27

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Ride bikes in ChuncheonThe Korea Tourism Organization will be expanding its bicycle riding tour program in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province, in an effort to boost tourism in the region in the aftermath of ...

Updated : 2015.08.21 12:28

Citadines Haeundae Busan introduces upscale, convenient living

Interior view of one of the Citadines Haeundae Busan‘s one-bedroom premier suites. (Ascott Limited Group)Citadines, a global brand of well-appointed serviced apartments, officially launched its first...

Updated : 2015.08.17 17:33

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Musical festival to celebrate 70th Liberation DayThe Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will hold a musical festival in Seoul to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the country’s liberation from J...

Updated : 2015.08.07 13:11

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Korail launches city toursKorail, the state-run railway operator, has launched nationwide city tour programs.In partnership with regional administrative governments and the Korea Tourism Organization,...

Updated : 2015.07.31 19:10

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Beach-themed partyat W Hotel Seoul - WalkerhillW Hotel Seoul – Walkerhill is presenting the “Summer Escape Party,” a resort-themed summer party with music by local DJs, at the hotel’s stylish WooB...

Updated : 2015.07.31 18:59

Get the most out of ‘all-inclusive’ fun at Kensington Jeju Hotel

Exterior view of the Kensington Jeju Hotel in Seogwipo, Jejudo Island. (Kensington Jeju Hotel)Nestled right in the mix of Jejudo Island’s most luxurious resorts -- Lotte, Shilla and the Hyatt -- is t...

Updated : 2015.07.29 17:06

Seoul mayor due in Beijing to woo Chinese tourists

Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon said Sunday he will visit Beijing in early August to promote South Korea's tourism industry hit by the MERS virus that has claimed 36 lives since May."I will try to help revitalize the tourism industry depressed by MERS and normalize the tourism industry as soon a...

Updated : 2015.07.26 13:20

[Weekender] Korea’s top beaches for a refreshing summer

There’s nothing quite like a sandy beach and open ocean in the summer to wash away the fatigue of everyday stress. With long, stretching coastlines, Korea offers a variety of beaches for midsummer va...

Updated : 2015.07.24 18:23

[Weekender] Backpack or bikini?

The sizzling heat and torrid humidity of summer is also synonymous with the season of rest, relaxation and the thrill of being in the great outdoors.  And whether it’s taking the sweltering heat lik...

Updated : 2015.07.24 18:20

[Weekender] Mountain valleys to check out this summer

With about 70 percent of land in South Korea covered by mountainous regions, hiking is a familiar and accessible pastime for many Koreans.During the summer, Koreans often visit the mountains and spend...

Updated : 2015.07.24 17:59

[Weekender] Night hiking, a respite from summer heat

(123rf) As the summer sun takes its toll on the best of outdoorsman, some are turning to night hiking. Exploring the wilderness in the dark is a whole new experience that simulates all one’s senses,...

Updated : 2015.07.24 17:53

[Travel Bits] Incheon Airport to hold summer concert

 The Incheon International Airport will hold cultural performances to help travelers beat the heat during this summer vacation season. The “Fantastic Summer Concert” will be held from July 28 to A...

Updated : 2015.07.24 16:50