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  • Must Thing to Do in Seoul – Hanbok Photoshoot in Gyeongbokgung Palace

    4.8 / 5 ( 20 votes ) Must Thing to Do in Seoul – Hanbok Photoshoot in Gyeongbokgung Palace Maybe K-Pop, K-Drama, and K-Foods are just some of the amazing aspects that make you want to visit Korea. The sheer abundance of beauty, nature, brains, and technology in the region has made it one of the fastest developing hubs despite +

  • 31st Lotte Duty Free Family Concert Lineup – BTS, TWICE, ITZY and more

    5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) 31st Lotte Duty Free Family Concert Lotte Duty Free announced on the 20th of April that it will hold the 31st Lotte Duty Free Family Concert online with popular KPOP singers such as BTS and ITZY on the 16th of next month(May). The performance will feature Super Junior-D&E, BTS, TWICE, ITZY, and TXT, while Super Junior Shin Dong will host the special stage. The slogan of the concert is “If you want to protect our trip, let’s protect our planet first,” which includes comforting people around the world who are tired of the novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19), and willingness to manage the environment, society, and governance (ESG), Lotte Duty Free said. The performance +

  • McDonald’s will launch ‘The BTS Set Meal’ beginning May 26

    5 / 5 ( 3 votes ) McDonald The BTS Set Meal beginning May 26 McDonald’s on Monday announced it will launch a collaboration with BTS as the latest in its line of celebrity meals. The BTS Meal will be +

  • BTS Bang Bang Con 21 peak simultaneous 2.7 million viewers

    5 / 5 ( 3 votes ) BTS Bang Bang Con 21 peak simultaneous 2.7 million viewers The number of peak simultaneous viewers of the latest online concert streaming event by K-pop group BTS surpassed 2.7 million, the boy band’s +

  • SBS’ ‘Taxi Driver’ to offer catharsis through justice served against criminals

    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) The new SBS series Taxi Driver The new SBS series, “Taxi Driver,” is set to air starting Friday, delivering hard-boiled action and a cathartic storyline of “good versus evil.” “The series is about +

  • Jeju Olle Trail named one of world’s top 10 coastal walks

    5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) Jeju Olle Trail named one of world’s top 10 coastal walks Jeju Olle Trail on Jeju Island has been selected one of the world’s top 10 coastal walks by Active Traveller Magazine of +

  • South Korea to ease quarantine guidelines for overseas arrivals

    5 / 5 ( 4 votes ) South Korea to ease quarantine guidelines for overseas arrivals The travel industry expressed its support for the revision of the law, which includes the flexible application of the quarantine period for overseas arrivals. +

  • YG Entertainment Announces to Hold a Global Audition for a New Boy Group

    5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) YG Entertainment Global Audition One of Korea’s largest management agencies YG Entertainment is holding a global audition for a new boy group. On April 12, YG Entertainment announced that they are planning on +

  • Chilean TV channel apologizes over racist jokes about BTS

    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Apologizes over racist jokes about BTS Only about a month after a German radio host came under fire for his racist comment on K-pop behemoth BTS, Chilean comedians have infuriated its fans again +

  • ‘Dynamite’ sets KPOP mark for longest stay on Billboard Hot 100

    5 / 5 ( 4 votes ) ‘Dynamite’ sets the longest stay on Billboard Hot 100 The digital single “Dynamite” by K-pop megastar BTS has made history as the longest-charting song by a Korean act on the Hot 100 singles +

  • 3 Hidden Gem honeymoon destinations in Korea

    5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) Best 3 hidden honeymoon destinations in Korea Many soon-to-be-married couples have been choosing domestic destinations for their honeymoons, while the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic places restrictions on travel to other countries. While the nation’s +




  • SBS’ ‘Taxi Driver’ to offer catharsis through justice served against criminals

    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) The new SBS series Taxi Driver The new SBS series, “Taxi Driver,” is set to air starting Friday, delivering hard-boiled action and a cathartic storyline of “good versus evil.” “The series is about rescuing crime victims who are on the edge of despair, and about delivering a message to real-life victims that they are not the ones responsible for their pain and struggles,” director Park Joon-woo said during an online press conference for the series, Tuesday. “It will have colorful, stylish scenes of car chases and thrilling action.” Based on the webcomic “The Deluxe Taxi,” the action crime series follows a former Special Forces officer, Kim Do-ki (Lee Jae-hun), who works as a driver at Rainbow Taxi Company. It is written by scriptwriter Oh Sang-ho, whose previous works include the crime thriller “Fabricated City.” +

  • Golden Globe-winning ‘Minari’ makes strong debut in Korea

    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) The Golden Globe-winning drama film “Minari” topped the South Korean box office on its first day of release, data showed Thursday. About 40,000 people saw the semiautobiographical work by Korean-American director Lee Isaac Chung on the previous day, according to +

  • ‘Train to Busan’ getting US remake

    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Yeon Sang-ho’s zombie thriller, “Train to Busan,” which attracted more than 10 million moviegoers at local theaters, will be remade into a Hollywood film, according to foreign news reports. Indonesian director Timo Tjahjanto, known for Netflix’s action thriller “The Night +

  • ‘Space Sweepers’: adventure of four misfits aboard spaceship Victory in 2092

    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) What will Earth be like in 2092? Will everyone have fair access to cutting-edge technology that allows for a peaceful and pollution-free environment? Director Jo Sung-hee, who has created fairytale-like films such as “A Werewolf Boy” (2012) and “Phantom Detective” +

  • ‘Crash Landing on You,’ BTS, ‘Parasite’ lead ‘hallyu’ popularity in 2020: report

    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) The Korean drama “Crash Landing on You,” K-pop dynamite group BTS and the Oscar-winning film “Parasite” were among the top drivers of the Korean Wave, or “hallyu,” last year, a government report showed Thursday. Some 9.5 percent of hallyu fans +

  • K-drama ‘The Uncanny Counter’ has confirmed the production of Season 2

    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) An OCN’s weekend original drama “The Uncanny Counter” official said on the 25th, “The production of Season 2 has been confirmed. We are coordinating specific matters such as the filming schedule and timing.” OCN is a movie channel on basic +

  • K-dramas to watch out for in 2021

    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) In 2020, K-dramas soared in popularity as pandemic-driven lockdowns drove viewers to the small screen. They made waves across the globe thanks to streaming platforms like Netflix. Melodrama “Crash Landing on You” caused a sensation in Japan and historical zombie +



  • 31st Lotte Duty Free Family Concert Lineup – BTS, TWICE, ITZY and more

    5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) 31st Lotte Duty Free Family Concert Lotte Duty Free announced on the 20th of April that it will hold the 31st Lotte Duty Free Family Concert online with popular KPOP singers such as BTS and ITZY on the 16th of next month(May). The +

  • McDonald’s will launch ‘The BTS Set Meal’ beginning May 26

    5 / 5 ( 3 votes ) McDonald The BTS Set Meal beginning May 26 McDonald’s on Monday announced it will launch a collaboration with BTS as the latest in its line of celebrity meals. The BTS Meal will be available at U.S. McDonald’s locations from May 26 through June +

  • BTS Bang Bang Con 21 peak simultaneous 2.7 million viewers

    5 / 5 ( 3 votes ) BTS Bang Bang Con 21 peak simultaneous 2.7 million viewers The number of peak simultaneous viewers of the latest online concert streaming event by K-pop group BTS surpassed 2.7 million, the boy band’s agency said. The milestone figure was announced by Big Hit +

  • SBS’ ‘Taxi Driver’ to offer catharsis through justice served against criminals

    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) The new SBS series Taxi Driver The new SBS series, “Taxi Driver,” is set to air starting Friday, delivering hard-boiled action and a cathartic storyline of “good versus evil.” “The series is about rescuing crime victims who are on the edge of despair, +

  • Jeju Olle Trail named one of world’s top 10 coastal walks

    5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) Jeju Olle Trail named one of world’s top 10 coastal walks Jeju Olle Trail on Jeju Island has been selected one of the world’s top 10 coastal walks by Active Traveller Magazine of the U.K. Jeju Olle Foundation, which manages the trail, on +

  • South Korea to ease quarantine guidelines for overseas arrivals

    5 / 5 ( 4 votes ) South Korea to ease quarantine guidelines for overseas arrivals The travel industry expressed its support for the revision of the law, which includes the flexible application of the quarantine period for overseas arrivals. The Korea Travel Business Association (KATA) delivered an official letter +

  • YG Entertainment Announces to Hold a Global Audition for a New Boy Group

    5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) YG Entertainment Global Audition One of Korea’s largest management agencies YG Entertainment is holding a global audition for a new boy group. On April 12, YG Entertainment announced that they are planning on holding a global audition for a new boy group titled, +

  • Chilean TV channel apologizes over racist jokes about BTS

    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Apologizes over racist jokes about BTS Only about a month after a German radio host came under fire for his racist comment on K-pop behemoth BTS, Chilean comedians have infuriated its fans again with racist jokes about the global stars. Chilean channel Mega, +

  • ‘Dynamite’ sets KPOP mark for longest stay on Billboard Hot 100

    5 / 5 ( 4 votes ) ‘Dynamite’ sets the longest stay on Billboard Hot 100 The digital single “Dynamite” by K-pop megastar BTS has made history as the longest-charting song by a Korean act on the Hot 100 singles chart of the U.S.-based Billboard. In the latest update of +

  • 3 Hidden Gem honeymoon destinations in Korea

    5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) Best 3 hidden honeymoon destinations in Korea Many soon-to-be-married couples have been choosing domestic destinations for their honeymoons, while the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic places restrictions on travel to other countries. While the nation’s southern resort island of Jeju, which has a great wealth +

  • Busan One Asia Festival, K-pop fest to kick off online next month

    5 / 5 ( 4 votes ) Busan One Asia Festival 2021 The Busan One Asia Festival (BOF), a major annual K-pop event, will kick off online next month in this southeastern port city due to concerns over the new coronavirus pandemic, organizers said Sunday. According to the Busan Tourism +

  • ‘We feel grief and anger’: BTS criticizes anti-Asian racism

    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) BTS criticizes anti-Asian racism “We feel grief and anger,” Joining the widening “Stop Asian Hate” movement, triggered by the recent deadly shootings in Atlanta, K-pop boy band BTS condemned racial discrimination and violence in a resolute Twitter message Tuesday. “We feel grief and +