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  • How to Book Jeju Taxi Tour online

    5 / 5 ( 9 votes ) Beautiful Jeju Island, which was designated as a World Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO, is also an iconic tourist spot that first comes to the mind of people who are thinking about traveling to an exotic landscape. Jeju is an island of illusion that comes to mind when you want to leave the +




  • Southeast Asian countries are emerging as a new market for Korean broadcasting content

    5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) Southeast Asian countries are emerging as a new market for Korean broadcasting content, in line with the government’s aggressive foreign policy initiative called the New Southern Policy, which gained momentum via a South Korea-Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) special summit in Busan last month. The region can provide a breakthrough for the Korean pop culture industry, which has taken a serious hit in its major market, China, since Seoul deployed a U.S. missile defense system, called THAAD, on its soil in 2016 despite Beijing’s strong objection. Beijing still shows no sign of easing its overt retaliatory steps against Korean pop culture, especially against TV dramas and entertainment programs, movies and entertainers. In recent days, however, the exchange of broadcasting content and production between South Korea and Southeast Asian nations are noticeably increasing owing +

  • Actress Jun Ji Hyun is gearing up for her comeback Netflix zombie genre ‘Kingdom’

    5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) On November 28, news outlet Sports Chosun reported that Jun Ji Hyun will be joining Netflix’s original series ‘Kingdom’. According to the report, Jun Ji Hyun will be making a surprise appearance in the very last episode of the second +

  • NBC will remake Korean drama ‘SKY Castle’

    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) American TV network NBC will remake the Korean drama “SKY Castle” into a pilot program, reports said Thursday. Yoo Hyun-mi, the writer of the original drama, said earlier Thursday that American entertainment company Warner Bros (WB) has been involved. “Korea +

  • Song-Song couple’s breakup troubles Taebaek City

    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) The breakup of actor Song Joong-ki and actress Song Hye-kyo is dealing an unexpected blow to Taebaek in Gangwon Province, which has promoted itself as the location of 2016 mega-hit drama “Descendants of the Sun” through which the two met. +

  • ‘King’s Letters’ gives cinematic treatment to Hangeul’s origin story

    5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) The monarch whose face appears on Korea’s KRW 10,000 bill is none other than King Sejong the Great, the fourth king of the Joseon Dynasty whose legacy left a lasting imprint on Korean society. Among his numerous achievements, he is +

  • Oh my ‘Gat’ – Korean Traditional hats in hit Netflix

    5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) The success of Netflix’s Korean zombie series “Kingdom” overseas has fueled heightened global interest in and demand for traditional hats worn by the characters. Men from the Joseon Dynasty era (1392-1910), the period in which the series is set, tied their +

  • Is another “Winter Sonata” storm coming again?

    5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) The sequel of “Winter Sonata” ― a melodrama series that enjoyed Asia-wide popularity in the 2000s ― is set to be filmed. An outsourced production company official said shooting is about to begin but did not reveal cast members. Kim +



  • BTS Performed At 2019 Jingle Ball

    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) K-pop supergroup BTS  on Friday wowed the audience of the 102.7 KIIS FM‘s Jingle Ball concert in Inglewood, California, US, with its performances of “Boy With Luv”, “Mic Drop,” and other hit songs. BTS will spend December with busy schedules not only in Korea but also around the +

  • Southeast Asian countries are emerging as a new market for Korean broadcasting content

    5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) Southeast Asian countries are emerging as a new market for Korean broadcasting content, in line with the government’s aggressive foreign policy initiative called the New Southern Policy, which gained momentum via a South Korea-Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) special summit in Busan +

  • Best thing to do when travelling alone in Seoul – Take a photo with the Korean model

    5 / 5 ( 3 votes ) Thanks to the increasing popularity of KPOP, more and more foreign tourists are visiting Korea. Naturally, the number of solo travelers also has been increased. One thing that might be important when traveling is taking pictures. But if you travel alone, taking pictures +

  • BTS’ ‘Boy with Luv’ most-viewed YouTube music video in Korea in 2019

    5 / 5 ( 4 votes ) The music video of K-pop boy band BTS’ latest single “Boy With Luv” was the most viewed music video on YouTube in South Korea this year, the company said Friday. The music video has topped the milestone of 600 million YouTube views, according +

  • There will be snow in the central part of the Korea

    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) This weekend will be very cold, with a big daily temperature of cloudy skies across the country, and there will be rain or snow in the central part of the country until Saturday morning. According to the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA), snow will +

  • 34th Golden Disc Awards(2020) Has Just Announced Nominees

    5 / 5 ( 4 votes ) The 34th Office of the Golden Disc Awards unveiled nominees for each category. The 34th Golden Disk Awards homepage http://www.goldendisc.co.kr has just announced the nominees of 34th Golden Disc Awards at 11 a.m this morning. The criteria for screening and selection of nominees is +

  • ‘2020 Golden Disc Awards’ confirms dates at the Gocheok Sky Dome

    5 / 5 ( 3 votes ) The 34th Golden Disk Awards will be held on January 4 and 5 next year at Gocheok Sky Dome in Guro-gu, Seoul. There will be awards in the digital music category for selecting songs of the year on January 4 and in the +

  • Best Place For Shopping In Seoul! #GoToMall #Express Bus Terminal Underground Shopping Mall

    5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) One of the critical reasons for visiting Korea might be shopping! Especially Korean-made clothes are famous for reasonable prices and great quality. But there are too many shopping malls and options to choose from, so I’ll narrow it down to one place for +

  • First lineup for 9th Gaon Chart Music Awards

    5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) On Jan. 8, 2020, the lineup of the 9th Gaon Chart Music Awards, which will be held at Jamsil Indoor Stadium in Seoul, was partially unveiled. The unveiled lineup included a number of artists who received great love this year. “(G)I-DLE, ITZY, NCT +

  • BTS swept the awards with total 9 trophies at 2019 Mnet Asian Music Awards

    5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) The “2019 MAMA” was held at Nagoya Dome in Japan on Dec. 4 under the concept of “The Next Dimension: Music.” Actor Park Bo-gum, the “MAMA” host that appeared after the intense laser show, greeted him in Korean, English and Japanese. “This is +

  • JYP Entertainment to hold nationwide auditions

    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) JYP Entertainment is looking for the next big singers and songwriters to join their ranks, the agency said on Tuesday. JYP Entertainment will begin holding auditions on Jan. 4 in Busan, followed by Daegu on Jan. 5, Gwangju on Jan. 11, Daejeon on +

  • Holiday Season Offer of Seoul’s Top Hotels #Holiday #Hotel #Christmas

    5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) Winter has come! Several luxury hotels in Seoul hold seasonal events every year. In December, the last month of the year, there are a variety of limited winter events. We would like to introduce some of the limited-time events of some luxury hotels +