Korean travel

Gallery: Interview with a mermaid

Gallery: Interview with a mermaid

At Korea's largest aquarium, a group of former national synchronized swimmers perform alongside sharks, stingrays and sea turtles
Lantern festival gallery: 35,000 lights, millions of people

Lantern festival gallery: 35,000 lights, millions of people

People queue for hours for a view of downtown Seoul's dazzling display
Every boyfriend's nightmare: Inside Seoul's new handbag museum

Every boyfriend's nightmare: Inside Seoul's new handbag museum

Ever wanted to know the difference between a sweetmeat and a miser purse? No? Find out anyway at the Simone Handbag Museum
Gallery: 101,000 drink, dance and succumb to Brit invasion at 2012 Jisan Valley Rock Festival

Gallery: 101,000 drink, dance and succumb to Brit invasion at 2012 Jisan Valley Rock Festival

Where Radiohead goes way over time, and Owl City reckons it's his favorite place to play on earth
Good, clean fun: Mayhem at the Boryeong Mud Festival

Good, clean fun: Mayhem at the Boryeong Mud Festival

Best place to get a facial, a body wrap, eat mud pies and wrestle, all at the same time
Gallery: What 100,000 people are lining up (in frustration) to see at Yeosu World Expo

Gallery: What 100,000 people are lining up (in frustration) to see at Yeosu World Expo

Are the Beluga whales and the world's largest gathering of robots worth traveling for? You decide
Super cars and avatars: Seoul's mind-blowing future technology museum

Super cars and avatars: Seoul's mind-blowing future technology museum

At SK Telecom's T.um, you can charge your car at electric stations and change your wallpaper with a sweep of your arms
Insider Guide: Best of Seoul

Insider Guide: Best of Seoul

The hardest working city in the world is glittery, huge, quirky and charming. Here's where to see, hear, taste and feel it all
Is this Korea's most beautiful restaurant?

Is this Korea's most beautiful restaurant?

Unamjeong in Gangwon Province proves there's more to great dining than good food
Gallery: Historic boarding schools seek top UNESCO marks

Gallery: Historic boarding schools seek top UNESCO marks

Nine of Korea's centuries-old Confucion institutions are battling it out for this year's honors
DMZ: Road trip to the world's most heavily armed border

DMZ: Road trip to the world's most heavily armed border

Tour guides share stories of heartbreaking escapes at the most fascinating tourist site on earth
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Grab your Barbour jacket. The Land Rover Discovery tour includes castles, horse shows and plenty of off-roading