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[Mirror] Hut and Seoul – the Korean capital of contrasts

Welcome to the DMZ – the “scariest place on earth”. Where the Cold War still has an icy grip. Where capitalism and communism stand toe to toe. Where an army stands poised to attack the South… and another is ready to repel it from behind a shield of tank traps, gun emplacements, razor wire and minefields. Welcome to snowy Panmunjom, Continue Reading . . .

Everyone’s talking about Korea and the figures are record-breaking!

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 . . .

[The Mail] Holidays Gangnam Style! South Korea records best ever year for tourism in 2012

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 . . .