South Korea

South Korea's Namhansanseong: Fortress, city, treasure

South Korea's Namhansanseong: Fortress, city, treasure

This unique mountaintop fortress has more than 1,300 years of history
South Korea pushes for DMZ eco park, North says 'no thanks'

South Korea pushes for DMZ eco park, North says 'no thanks'

Seoul hopes to recruit outside help to persuade its northern neighbor to open a joint park in the famed demilitarized zone, now home to a thriving natural habitat
11 hotels opening in 2015 we can't wait to check into

11 hotels opening in 2015 we can't wait to check into

These fabulous new properties will make you want to rethink your upcoming holiday plans
15 of the world's most spectacular fountains

15 of the world's most spectacular fountains

People never cease to find amazing ways to make water more incredible than it already is. Here are some powerful examples
Korean president dismantles coast guard after ferry disaster

Korean president dismantles coast guard after ferry disaster

Park Geun-hye weeps during speech to the nation and apologizes for not being able to protect the people
South Korea ferry captain charged with murder

South Korea ferry captain charged with murder

The Sewol ferry captain and three crew members could face the death penalty if convicted, other crew members face charges of abandonment
South Korean president apologizes for response to ferry sinking

South Korean president apologizes for response to ferry sinking

Park Geun-hye admitted "insufficiency in efforts" to prevent the Sewol ferry tragedy
Cell phone video captures uncertainty on Korean ferry

Cell phone video captures uncertainty on Korean ferry

Officials recover the confused and desperate final moments from one teenage victim's phone
Flight 370: Underwater drone finds nothing

Flight 370: Underwater drone finds nothing

After seven misisons and half the targeted area scanned, no signs of the Malaysia Airlines jet
First distress call on S. Korean ferry from passenger

First distress call on S. Korean ferry from passenger

Reports emerge that a boy dialled emergency services to say "Help us. The boat is sinking" three minutes before the crew made a distress call
Gallery: South Korea through the eyes of foreigners

Gallery: South Korea through the eyes of foreigners

Last month, 50 foreign photographers living in South Korea shared their favorite pictures of the country in an exhibition in Seoul. Here are the best

CULINARY JOURNEYS

Asia food trends in 2015
The fine-dining scene across Asia-Pacific continues to go from strength to strength

BEST of USA

great American factory tours
These manufacturing walk-throughs give a glimpse of assembly line magic. And free samples