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265 Entertainment, cuisine at 2018 Winter Olympic host city lures global media imagefile 46 Feb 23, 2017
“Skiing on the slopes, a Korea-style jimjilbang (찜질방) hot sauna, and Hanwoo beef (한우, 韓牛).” These are three things that CNN says you must do when you visit Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do Province, one ...  
264 Silver shines brighter than gold in Sapporo imagefile 18 Feb 23, 2017
Kodaira Nao of Japan (left) and Lee Sang-hwa of Korea, who finished in first and second places in the ladies’ 500-meter speed skating event at the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games on Feb. 21, ex...  
263 ‘Saimdang, Light’s Diary,’ though fictional, pursues truth imagefile 72 Feb 10, 2017
TV stars Lee Young-ae (left) and Song Seung-heon play the leads in the TV show ‘Saimdang, Light’s Diary.’ Shin Saimdang (신사임당, 申師任堂) (1504-1551), the epitome of a mid-Joseon perfect wife and ...  
262 Korean chopsticks attract Japanese diners imagefile 49 Feb 10, 2017
Chopsticks designed by artists from Cheongju are on display at the Nagoya Tabletop Show in Nagoya, Japan, on Jan. 18 and 19. rean chopsticks will soon be lying more often at Japanese table settings. ...  
261 Seong of Baekje, the Holy King (성왕, 聖王) imagefile 62 Feb 03, 2017
Seong of Baekje, the Holy King (성왕, 聖王) (r. 523-554) Seong was instrumental in the Baekje resurgence and in founding its new capital. He made Buddhism the official state religion and reigned over ...  
260 The Story of Chunhyang imagefile 50 Feb 03, 2017
When I asked around, I found that most people know Korea by either its TV shows, its pop music or its cuisine. Those all play a big role in promoting Korea. Some of these have very broad resonanc...  
259 Korea in the letters of a non-Korean imagefile 84 Jan 26, 2017
Our history begins in 2008 with the first visit to Korea by the Colombian journalist and writer Andres Felipe Solano. He met Yi Soojeong, who later became his wife and with whom he would return ...  
258 My first Seollal Lunar New Year's with my new in-laws imagefile 68 Jan 26, 2017
For my first Seollal Lunar New Year's as a married woman, I didn’t really know what to expect from one of the biggest traditional holidays of the year. In order to get an understanding of that...  
257 Wintertime street snacks to beat the cold imagefile 58 Jan 26, 2017
Jjinbbang, or steamed buns filled with a sweet bean paste, are the ideal snack for the wintertime. These pocket-sized buns, served fresh from the steamer, also warm up your hands in the blistering cold...  
256 PyeongChang 2018 organizers open educational website on winter sports imagefile 70 Jan 20, 2017
This captured image shows the educational website launched by the organizing committee for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games, offering information on Winter Olympics and Paralympics sports. The organize...  
255 Canopic jars come to Seoul imagefile 68 Jan 20, 2017
Canopic jars and lids are made of limestone and date back to ancient Egypt's 26th Dynasty (664 B.C.-525 B.C.). Canopic jars stored the stomach, intestines, lungs and livers of the mummies. The heart w...  
254 Nation-wide sales attract tourists to Korea imagefile 76 Jan 20, 2017
The Korea Grand Sale, a nation-wide series of discounts and sales combined with a tourism promotional campaign, will be held from Jan. 20 to Feb.28 across all of Korea. Tourists in the country during ...  
253 My nocturnal life in Korea imagefile 104 Jan 13, 2017
I am Salvadoran and I lived there all my life until June 2016 when I traveled to Korea thanks to an exchange program. If you search for information about my country, you can find some things a lit...  
252 Dream Program invites young athletes from around the globe imagefile 78 Jan 13, 2017
With fewer than 400 days left until the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, young athletes from around the globe are heading to Pyeongchang. They're coming for the Dream Program 2017...  
251 Jeju volcanic caves declared Natural Monument imagefile 75 Jan 13, 2017
Lava bridges are found in the Utsanjeongul Cave, part of the Volcanic Caves of the Upper Geomunoreum Lava Tube System, Natural Monument No. 552. The Volcanic Caves of the Upper Geomunoreum Lava Tu...  
250 A new express train to carry passengers to PyeongChang Olympic Games imagefile 140 Jan 06, 2017
Athletes of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games and Olympic-goers, alike, will be able to travel from the Incheon International Airport right to the venues for the upcoming sporting events i...  
249 Why the world is going crazy over "Goblin: The Lonely and Great God" imagefile 109 Jan 06, 2017
God, this drama is the BOMB! I can’t even! I don’t even know where to start with my praises for this awesome new Korean drama. I’ve been watching Korean soap operas for a few years now. I don...  
248 Air Force taps 3 female pilots as vice squadron leaders imagefile 103 Jan 06, 2017
South Korea's Air Force said Tuesday it tapped three female pilots as vice commanders of operational squadrons, marking a first for the service. Last month, the three were promoted as the second-in-comm...  
247 Greeting 2017's first sunrise with seaside festivities imagefile 148 Dec 30, 2016
In Korean, Songgu Yeongsin (송구영신, 送舊迎新) is an age-old saying which means "time to let go of the old year, and turn over a new leaf." It may be hard to believe, but the year of the rooster (...  
246 Korean intangible heritage week opens in Mexico imagefile 161 Dec 22, 2016
MEXICO CITY, Dec. 4 (Yonhap) -- This year's Korean Intangible Cultural Heritage Week will open in Mexico City to provide the locals chances to learn and enjoy Korea's traditional arts, organizers ...  

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