Korean travel

South Korea's first nude beach announced

South Korea's first nude beach announced

Gangwon Province eyes clothes-free options in attempt to attract tourists
Glorious fires in the sky: Seoul gears up for 'biggest event of the year'

Glorious fires in the sky: Seoul gears up for 'biggest event of the year'

More than one million people are expected to turn out for fireworks festival on Saturday
Secrets of a Korean scrub mistress

Secrets of a Korean scrub mistress

"Thank you ma'am, may I have another?" Getting clean at a South Korean spa tests your pain threshold. But it's worth it
'Violent' director's crowd sourcing film

'Violent' director's crowd sourcing film

Renowned for depictions of violence, the director of "Oldboy" talks about his upbeat vision for a crowd-sourced movie about Seoul.
Bijindo: The Korean island where time stops

Bijindo: The Korean island where time stops

Empty beaches, car-less roads, fresh seafood, gorgeous sunset -- on pretty Bijindo, that's called a hectic day
Top 10 South Korean fashion brands

Top 10 South Korean fashion brands

From loud street style to runway chic, these 10 South Korean fashion brands are defining Asia's trendiest looks
Seoul hotels at war over dessert

Seoul hotels at war over dessert

Seoul luxury hotels are in a pitched battle over "bingsu," Korea's beloved shaved ice dessert
'And this is where we'll put the halfpipe'

'And this is where we'll put the halfpipe'

North Korean leader visits building site of "world class" ski resort, with 68 miles of runs. Grab the woolies
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
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