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The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) is participating in the Danish Travel Show for the first time this year. Held at the MCH Messecenter in Herning from the 22nd to 24th of February, the show is Scandinavia’s largest consumer holiday fair and in 2018 welcomed over 60,000 visitors. 2019 is the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between South Continue Reading . . .
After a flight to Seoul, a 2.5-hour train ride east to Pohang Port and 3.5-hour ferry journey across the East Sea, you’ll finally arrive in Ulleungdo. Flung off the eastern coast of South Korea, this 2.5-million-year-old volcanic island is considered one of the most beautiful destinations in Korea – and, yes, it’s well worth the journey. . . .
The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) is participating in this year’s Destinations Show from the 31st of January to the 3rd of February at London Olympia. Destinations is the UK’s largest consumer-facing holiday and travel event, and the London section of the show drew over 50,000 visitors in 2018. Following a positive year in the international spotlight thanks to the Pyeongchang Continue Reading . . .
Vogue contributing editor Tania Fares is a multi-tasking maven: an art patron, philanthropist and British fashion champion, based between London, LA, Paris and Beirut, she’s never not on the road. Here, she rounds up her favourite things to do when in Seoul. . . .
For those really wanting to plan ahead, book this year for Great Rail Journeys’ first foray into South Korea in 2020. Using the whizz-bang Seoul to Busan high-speed train as its backbone and developed using French TGV technology, the route whisks passengers from kimchi-making classes in the capital to fish markets on the Sea of Japan. The nine-day itinerary includes Continue Reading . . .
South Korea, historically known as Goryeo, has a long and eventful history dating back over 4,000 years, with palaces, temples, archaeological ruins, markets and prisons bringing this history to life. The spectre of history is ever-present throughout the country and it makes for an unforgettable journey of discovery. . . .
Food seems to dominate every aspect of life in South Korea. Elderly Korean women can often be seen in a morning preparing the freshest fish on their market stalls, students gather around kimchi stalls for a hearty breakfast before going to university, businessmen can be spotted expertly transferring BBQ meats and rice wrapped in peppery green Perilla leaves from their Continue Reading . . .
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