In early December the visitor figures from the UK to Korea totalled 110,229 which was a 10.6% increase over 2011! Mr. Ramy Salameh, PR Manager and spokesman for the Korea Tourism Org, says “A 10.6% increase in arrivals from the UK to Korea is a clear reflection on the growing popularity of the destination, helped in no small part Continue Reading . . .
It is every tourism authority’s dream…a music video that puts your destination on the map and then goes viral bringing it to the attention of millions or, in this case, a billion. Gangnam Style, the song by South Korean pop star PSY that references an upmarket area of Seoul – Gangnam – has done just that. Having now garnered over Continue Reading . . .
The K-pop phenomenon, spearheaded by that song, has put South Korea’s capital, Seoul, in the spotlight. We visit Gangnam to find out what all the fuss is about . . .
As British Airways launches direct flights to Seoul, the Daily Telegraph travel section offers a guide to Asia’s most trendsetting capital, where cheesy dancing and lensless specs are the latest crazes. . . .
Mathew Gwyther takes a Hyundai Velostar on a tour of its South Korean homeland, packed with modern and mystical sights. The link is to a video of his trip whilst the story is in the April 2012 issue. . . .
A very special ‘Eat Local’ feature from Food and Travel magazines’ July 2010 edition. For more information and recipe details please visit www.foodandtravel.com . . .