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[BBC] Blackpink: Meet the K-pop superstars backstage at their first UK tour

They’re one of the world’s biggest K-pop superbands, and their YouTube views currently stack up to more than 6 billion. Recently, Blackpink played at Coachella where they continued to break records as the first ever female K-pop stars to take to the stage. They were even spotted by Will Smith when they were ‘K-pop trainees’ in Korea eight years ago. The band have Continue Reading . . .

[COMPETITION CLOSED] Win a Korean snack hamper!

To celebrate the launch of our summer advertising campaign, we’re offering 20 people the chance to win an array of delicious Korean snacks! To enter, simply: Snap a photo when you see one of our ads at a station or bus stop Upload it to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with #VisitKorea Tag us – VisitKorea London on Facebook, @KTOLondon on Continue Reading . . .

Korea Tourism Organization launches central London advertising campaign

The London office of the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) has launched a new advertising campaign in central London to promote travel to Korea. Beginning this week at Victoria and Marylebone stations, the campaign will extend to several other major locations next week including central train stations such as St. Pancras International, Waterloo and Liverpool Street, as well as bus stops Continue Reading . . .

[Helleskitchen] Merkverdige Seoul!

Sør-Korea er et stykke “bort i veien”, men så verdt å reise til. Jeg besøkte Seoul og Busan (Sør-Koreas nest største by). Hvilken by likte jeg best? Umulig å si. I Busan får du strender, havn og verdens ferskeste sjømat. I Seoul får du storbyfølelsen med all galskap som det automatisk følger med. . . .

[Helleskitchen] Busans fantastiske fiskemarked

Det er enkelt å reise til Busan, Sør-Koreas nest største by, når man besøker Seoul. Hurtigtoget til Busan tar litt over to timer, og da er du fremme i havnebyen som blant annet er kjent for a arrangere  “The Busan International Film Festival” hvert år. . . .

[Junior Magazine] Seoul with Kids: 10 things not to miss

With a sprinkling of history mixed in with modern day living and huge skyscrapers Seoul in South Korea really is a fascinating spot to visit. And with such friendly natives, it is a prime place to take the children and introduce them to some very different cultures. They will mesmerized by the strange, but exotic and sweet tasting food and the enticing Continue Reading . . .

[Danny’s Story] Exploring Dongmun Market, Jeju

Markets are an important part of every city in Korea, and are great places to go if you want to try the local produce and taste some delicious street food. Dongmun Market is Jeju Island’s oldest market, and one of the biggest. It is open 6 days a week, closed on Sundays, and is located in Tapdong in Jeju City, Continue Reading . . .

[Independent] DMZ WALKS: HIKING TRAILS OPEN ALONG SOUTH AND NORTH KOREAN BORDER

A series of hiking routes have opened along one of the world’s most dangerous borders. The South Korean “peace trail” follows the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), the 2.5-mile-wide stretch of land that separates the republic with North Korea. The government-organised trail will open in three areas along the 160-mile-long border, in the counties of Goseong-gun and Cheorwon-gun in Gangwon-do province and Paju in Gyeonggi-do province. . . .