When most foreign students are talking about traveling in Korea, they are often looking forward to visiting the historical former capital, Gyeongju. However, I would also like to recommend Chuncheon in Gangwon-do, where you can feel tranquil and enjoy fresh air and nature. Because of the rugged mountain terrain of Gangwon-do, it takes a long time to get there, but you can certainly enjoy the views on the way. I want to tell you about the beautiful sights of Chuncheon that I saw as I walked along the Soyang river and Bukhan river. ① Namchuncheon Station The last station is Chuncheon station on…
Have you ever heard of the ‘Moses’ miracle’?The sea is divided twice a day in ‘Tando’.It is a place where the sea route is exposed and big windmills hold the wind everyday. You can appreciate the beauty and mystery of nature which you can’t feel in the city. How to get to Tando?Ride intra-city bus, number 123, at Ansan station.->Get off at ‘Tando station’ (the end of the bus route) - it takes about 2 hours.√Tip: The bus, number 123, comes every 40 minutes to 1 hour. Therefore, there are many passengers on the bus. Especially at Ansan station, there are many people, and so it is hard to get a s
Do you want to enjoy your summer vacation in nature? Are you under stress due to examinations or work? If so, go to Yul-dong Nature Park. The Gazette recommends Yul-dong Nature Park, which has a lake, green fields and other beautiful scenery. ♣Yul-dong Nature Park ●Address: 412 Yul-dong, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do ●Transportation -Bus: 1500, 1500-2, 1005-5, 119, 17, 17-1, 33, 230, 3, 3-1 -Subway: exit 2 of Seohyeon Station, Bundang Line, and then take a bus Yul-dong Park opened on September 1, 1999. It has been a resting place for citizens and it has lots of entertainment facilities.
At least once, you might have been to Gyeongju to see historic sites or go on a picnic. The Gazette would like to recommend some wonderful places where you and your friends can enjoy by bicycle.① Gyeongju Ch'oe Family Residence ● Address: 69 Gyo-dong, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do● Tel: 054-779-6061Gyeongju Ch'oe Family Residence was the Gyeongju Ch’oes’ main family living area. It was built around 1700. It consisted of Mungan-Chae, Sarang-Chae, An-Chae, a shrine, and a storeroom. Originally, it had 99 rooms, but Sarang-Chae and a separate house were burned in 1970. Now, only the foundation st
Are you interested in art or performance culture? You can experience creative and independent art near Hongik University station. There are many art exhibitions, concert halls, and fashion centers where young people can enjoy the lively culture. If you haven’t been there yet, the Gazette suggests you visit the art space. The Gazette will introduce three places which are well-worth a visit.1. Free Market in front of Hongik University The Free Market is growing spontaneously in public places such as streets and parks. Various works are made by artists and people who get together in this free mar
Do you live in Gyeongsang-do？ If so, the Gazette, highly recommends that you visit three regions of Jeollabuk-do. In the coming winter vacation, if you would like to take a short break with your family and friends, why don't you visit these places suggested by the Gazette?1. Cheese Village of Imsil, Imsil-gun Imsil is maybe a very familiar name to you for cheese. The cheese village of Imsil offers various opportunities to make pizza cheese (mozzarella). You can gain a lot of knowledge about cheese, as you are able to watch the manufacturing process. It's very nice to spend time with your fami
Have you ever ridden a train such as the KTX, Saemaul or Mugunghwa? I’m sure that most people have been on a train at least once, but a steam locomotive is not common these days. Steam locomotives were used in the old days, and can be seen in some dramas and movies. In Jeollanam-do, there is a place which is famous for steam locomotives and its beautiful nature. This place is Seomjin River Train Town. Here, there are a variety trains as well as drama and movie sets, rail bikes and beautiful scenery. At first, I want to introduce the area of Gokseong, which is located in the northeast of Jeolla
Time : Fri.. Aug. 7, 2009~Sat., Oct. 25Place : Main Event site in Songdo International City in IncheonLocation : Get off at the Central Park Subway Station on the Incheon LineThe Global Fair & Festival 2009 in Incheon was held under the theme ‘Around the World’s cities in 80 Days.’ You may have heard about this festival on TV, on-line, or newspapers. Why do so much media advertise this event? Let’s find out the reasons. Firstly, this event is not just for Incheon, but for the whole country, which makes it possible to operate the new developmental engine of the nation in making Korea an advance