Twelve Reasons to Visit Korea

Twelve Reasons to Visit Korea

Whether you’re a shopaholic, a workaholic, a K-Pop fanatic, a foodie, a filmmaker, or just plain superstitious: 2012 is a good year to be here

The Seoul Culture Center

The Seoul Culture Center

Seoul Station –  This hub of transportation sees millions of travelers each and every day, but before this modern building opened to accommodate Korea’s high-speed trains, there was another gateway to the city. The original Seoul Station was completed in 1925 and designed by the Japanese during the occupation period. For more than 80 years, … Read more

Seoul Guest House near the Samcheong-dong neighborhood of Seoul.

Korea encourages ‘hanok’ guesthouses for tourists seeking local experience

By Roger Yu, USA TODAY Seoul can be a chaotic and expensive place to visit, with international brand hotels charging as much as $300 a night. But for budget travelers looking for local experience, South Korea now offers “hanok” guesthouses, which are traditional Korean courtyard houses that have been converted to bed-and-breakfasts. Typically located in residential … Read more