Jeju Island

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
Gallery: 40 most beautiful places in South Korea

Gallery: 40 most beautiful places in South Korea

Here are the places where travel photographers fall in love, then go back to again and again
Chinese ship, 87 passengers finally leave South Korea

Chinese ship, 87 passengers finally leave South Korea

More than 1,600 passengers caught in legal dispute between Chinese shipping companies. Most have already been flown home
The pensive moods of Jeju Island

The pensive moods of Jeju Island

Travel photographer Kyung-Woo Jun shows why the volcanic island is such a popular getaway spot
Jeju: Asia's new best weekend getaway?

Jeju: Asia's new best weekend getaway?

Phuket has a new rival -- the "Hawaii of Korea"
7 gorgeous Korean mountain hikes

7 gorgeous Korean mountain hikes

Hiking some of Korea's mountain tracks is a visual treat in fall and winter
6 reasons to visit Korea this fall

6 reasons to visit Korea this fall

World Fireworks Festival. Busan International Film Festival. Maskdance. And lots and lots of food
Korea's best bars to wrap up the summer

Korea's best bars to wrap up the summer

We asked a champion bartender to pick Korea's best bars for cocktails. Here's his top five
33 beautiful islands to visit in Korea

33 beautiful islands to visit in Korea

We bet you didn't know Korea has more than 3,300 islands. Here's the prettiest one percent
Top 7 hotels for summer in Korea

Top 7 hotels for summer in Korea

Vacation in the city: Spas, pools and packages at hotels in Seoul, Busan and Jeju Island
Yet another round of travel rankings say Asia is so hot right now

Yet another round of travel rankings say Asia is so hot right now

Seven out of top 10 busiest routes are in Asia. Guess which island is the most popular destination?
Chinese travelers ditch the Philippines, re-route to Bali, Phuket and Jeju

Chinese travelers ditch the Philippines, re-route to Bali, Phuket and Jeju

Industry insiders predict China's Philippines travel suspension will last for months
10 reasons travelers can't keep away from Jeju Island

10 reasons travelers can't keep away from Jeju Island

Sea-women, rapeseed fields, and the world's longest lava tube are just some of the reasons behind the island's explosive popularity
Food map: Eat your way around Korea

Food map: Eat your way around Korea

Follow this foodie's guide to find the best regional cuisine
Beyond Seoul: 19 reasons to explore Korea

Beyond Seoul: 19 reasons to explore Korea

Where to find a ginseng spa, film a Korean drama and have coffee in a cave
Gorgeous photo increases fury over Jeju Island blasts

Gorgeous photo increases fury over Jeju Island blasts

As the Korean Defense Ministry clears land for a new naval base, one picture has islanders questioning why they chose such a beautiful spot