South Korea may be known for its technological advances and readiness to embrace the future, but the country is also home to the amazing cultural treasure of the hanok. These traditional houses date back to the 14th century and were originally created as residences for noble clans. Their beautiful architectural features – flying eaves, exposed wooden beams, calming gardens – Continue Reading . . .
Eating out in Korea is as much about the experience as the flavour, whether you’re grilling your own dinner in a barbecue restaurant or slurping noodles at a bustling street food market. As for what to order — you’re spoiled for choice, but one thing that’s non-negotiable is kimchi. This spicy fermented veg is served with practically every meal, and Continue Reading . . .
The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) will participate in the World Travel Market (WTM) London from the 5th to 7th of November at ExCeL, promoting travel to Korea with a focus on peace-themed tourism products such as tours of the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ). WTM London, held annually at the end of the year, is one of the world’s three major tourism Continue Reading . . .
The London office of the Korea Tourism Organisation (KTO) has released a new and improved online training site with OTT. 2018 has seen Korea enjoy international success, from the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics to considerable political developments on the peninsula, making now the perfect time to upgrade and relaunch the information available to travel agents. KTO is committed to providing the Continue Reading . . .
The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) London office will be attending the 2018 Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Festival to promote winter sports travel to South Korea. This will be KTO’s first time at the event, which offers visitors the chance to enjoy a wide range of experiences including ice skating, skiing, and dog sledding, plus food and live entertainment. Athletes from Continue Reading . . .
The London office of the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) has today launched an advertising campaign to promote Korean tourism at several major locations across London. The campaign, running for five weeks from the 22nd of October, will introduce members of the public to Korea via digital screens at seven central train stations including Waterloo and Victoria, as well as 19 Continue Reading . . .
On Friday 20th October, 37 students from Cranford Community College in Hounslow will travel to Korea for a week-long cultural trip, with information and planning assistance provided by the London branch of the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO). The year 13 students and their teachers will first fly to Seoul, where they will visit major tourist attractions and experience a tour Continue Reading . . .
South Korean boy band BTS made their London stage debut to a packed O2 arena on Tuesday, with K-pop fever sweeping the British capital ahead of the hugely successful group’s sold-out concerts. Fresh from their stadium performance in New York last week, the seven-member band brought their “Love Yourself” world tour to London, where they will play two nights at the Continue Reading . . .