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  • Enjoy Gyeongbokgung Palace more special

    A special sight of Korea’s 500 years old cultural heritage under a fascinating view in Gyeongbokgung Palace. Gyeongbokgung Palace was the first and largest of the royal palaces built during the Joseon Dynasty. Built in 1395, Gyeongbokgung Palace was located at the heart of the newly appointed capital of Seoul (then known as Hanyang) and represented the sovereignty of the Joseon Dynasty. The largest of the Five Grand Palaces (the others being Gyeonghuigung Palace, Deoksugung Palace, Changgyeonggung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace), Gyeongbokgung served as the main palace of the Joseon Dynasty. There are two museums in Gyeongbokgung Palace. National Palace Museum and National Folk Museum. If you visit Gyeongbokgung Palace, it is easy to miss two museums, but it is a +

  • I hope food can boost inter-Korean relations

    Bibimbap mixed rice with meat, and some greens with an eobok jaengban (어복쟁반) boiled meat platter.’ These are the menu items that Director Yoon Sook-ja of the Institute of Traditional Korean Food has recommended that the leaders of the two +

  • Successful finishing of ‘Incheon Festa 2018’

    Incheon Metropolitan City and Incheon Tourism Organization has hosted the “Incheon Festa 2018” festival organized by the Korean Red Cross Incheon branch on Saturday, April 14. Incheon Festa is the largest in Incheon donation culture festival hosted by the Incheon +

  • Korea, glory as kimchi nation

    Kimchi is a representative dish in Korea, but the country has been marking a trade deficit as cheap versions produced in China have been increasingly taking a bigger share in the market. In response, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and +

  • 2018 SUZY Asia Fan Meeting Tour – WITH –

    Suzy will host the ‘2018 SUZY Asia Fan Meeting Tour – WITH -‘ a fan meeting tour in four Asian regions from May 12 in Taipei to May 26 in Hong Kong, June 24 in Bangkok and July 7 in +

  • Korea’s new concept screen sports theme park ‘Legend Heroes’

    The new concept screen sports theme park ‘Legend Heros Gangnam’ has exceeded 50,000 visitors in seven months since launching. Legend Heroes is a new type of play space where IT and sports combine to provide a variety of screen sports +

  • A weekend in Seoul and animals in Zoos

    Time sure flies when you are having fun. I have been in Seoul for over a month now but it seems like a week. So much to see, so much to do, so much work to get done. The past +

  • Korea offers free Wi-Fi on public buses

    South Korea will provide free wireless Internet on public buses across the country later this year, the ICT ministry said Friday, in a move to give citizens better access to the Internet and reduce their phone bills. Free WiFi zones +

  • Korean Bibimbap Bliss

    The best place to get the best of anything is at the source. You want the best pasta? Go to Italy! You’re looking for the best pad thai? Visit Thailand! The best sushi? Duh, Japan! So it’s no surprise that +

  • The best places for Korea hanbok tour

    Korean Hanbok is general trend now. Gwanghwamun, Bukchon Hanok Village and other major tourist attractions in Seoul, you can meet the traveler wearing a colorful hanbok. In the palace which is considered to be the epicenter of Hanbok culture, it +






  • How I fell in love with Kpop at the “live show” of SBS MTV

    Best KPOP music show The fans roared. Four girls in short denim pants took the stage. They started dancing to their song “Color,” shaking their hips seductively. ”You’re perfect, I’ve never felt this way before…” But were the cameras even filming? From my seat at the “live” show of the Kpop music +

  • [Lotte World Tower] World’s Third Highest Observatory, Opens March 22, 2017

    Lotte World Tower “Seoul Sky” Seoul Sky is 500 meters high from the ground and Lotte World Tower consists of 9 floors from 117 to 123 floors. A double-deck elevator “Sky Shuttle”, which can accommodate up to 900 people per hour, and two cars running vertically under the ground, will +

  • The most impressive places when traveling Korea

    Impressive place to visit in Korea, Myeongdong is chosen as the most impressive place 5 years in a row according to . List of most impressive places when traveling Korea; 35.7 percent of the visitors answered that Myeongdong was the most impressive. Myeong-dong is one of the primary shopping districts in +

  • A place you don’t want to miss when you visit Korea

    The garden of morning calm About 1 hour and 30 min driving from Seoul, there is the place where the fairy tale light land called ‘The garden of morning calm”.  The garden of morning calm is one of the top tourist attractions for both local and foreign tourists. This place +