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[Guardian] A Foodie Tour of South Korea

I’m not particularly hungover, having stuck to local Hite beer the evening before, but the restorative effects of Korean haejang-guk, or “hangover soup” would probably cure even the pain of a truly big night out. At 8am there’s already a queue outside the tiny cafe at the back of Nambu market in provincial capital Jeonju (has the whole city been on Continue Reading . . .

[Emma’s Story] Busan Citizen’s Park

This week, my friend and I took advantage of the only nice day and we went to explore Busan Citizen’s Park. The park is one of Busan’s largest public parks with 97 different species of trees and includes 2 streams. The park is located a 5-minute walk from Bujeon Station exit 7. The park itself is actually a lot bigger Continue Reading . . .

[Emma’s story] Cafe Hopping in Busan

Café Hopping in Seomyeon “Café Street” Jeonpo Café Street (or Seomyeon Café Street) is located between Buejeon Station and Seomyeon Station and is by far one of my favourite places to hang out! Technically, “Café Street” is not actually a street, but the name given to the area of Seomyeon that is home to all of the best cafés in Continue Reading . . .

[Emma’s story] Busan Museum

Busan Museum! When visiting different countries one of my favourite things to do is visit local museums and until this week I was unaware that Busan even had its own museum! The museum is located in the Daeyeon area, about 10-minute walk from Daeyeon subway station. The museum building itself is beautiful and is a lot bigger than I had Continue Reading . . .

[Emma’s story] Pet Café in Busan

Since moving to Korea I haven’t had the chance to visit many themed cafes. So I thought that this week, I should take a trip to the area surrounding Kyungsung University and check out the famous dog and raccoon cafes! Our first stop was Deoksune, the dog café. The café is located across the road from Exit 3 of Kyungsung Continue Reading . . .

Korea’s biggest presence ever at London Cruise Show

The Korea Tourism Organization continues its efforts to order to attract more cruise tourists this year. The cruise market in Korea passed the 2.2 million passengers in 2016 after exceeding one million visitors to cruise ships in 2015. The Korea Tourism Organization is actively promoting the cruising as a way of visiting Korea in conjunction with the Ministry of Culture, Sports Continue Reading . . .

[Geographical] South Korea – The funfair of life

Tracing an old metaphor in modern South Korea – a country permanently calm and thriving, despite the threat coming from the North My first, indirect impression of South Korea goes back to 1988, when a Moscow-based journalist colleague became one of the very few Soviet reporters to be sent to Seoul to cover that year’s summer Olympics. On his return, Continue Reading . . .

[Emma’s Story] Uni life in Pusan National University

Pusan National University If you’re looking for a relaxed night, the area near PNU (Pusan National University) is perfect for you! PNU is one of the 10 flagship universities in South Korea and the area surrounding the school is a great place for international and home students to hang out. The streets leading from Pusan National University subway station up Continue Reading . . .

2018 Destinations – A Final Boost For PyeongChang 2018

Korea Tourism Organization London office is attending the Destinations, the UK’s longest-running travel show. The show is held for 4 days from the 1st to 4th February 2018 at Olympia London. With less than 10 days until the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the KTO London sees the show as a fantastic opportunity to boost awareness of the Continue Reading . . .

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