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Korea Travel Bits

[box_light]June GETAWAYS[/box_light] Wild River Rafting: Yeongwol’s Donggang River 영월 동강   Nestled in the wilds of Gangwon-do, the Donggang River—a tributary of the great…

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Korea Travel Bits

[box_light]MAY GETAWAYS[/box_light] Jeonju International Film Festival (May 1−10)  전주국제영화제 Launched in 2000, the Jeonju International Film Festival (JIFF) is now recognized as a mecca…

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Korea Travel Bits

[box_light]APRIL GETAWAYS[/box_light] Rustic Jeonju Hanok Village 전주 한옥마을 In order to properly appreciate Jeonju Hanok Village, be prepared to get lost. And leave your watch at…

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JANUARY GETAWAYS

[box_light]JANUARY GETAWAYS[/box_light] Naksansa Temple  낙산사 Naksansa Temple is one of just a handful of Korean Buddhist temples overlooking the sea. Located in the coastal town…

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DECEMBER GETAWAYS

[divider] [box_dark]December GETAWAYS[/box_dark] Maryangpo Sunset & Sunrise Festival  마량포 Taking in the final sunset of the year is a popular New Year’s Eve activity—it…

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ROMANTIC SUNSETS

[box_light] Romantic Sunsets West Sea village of Janghwa-ri offers an inspiring respite from the daily grind [/box_light] Written and photographed by John Steele Located…

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Sunchang

[box_dark]Sunchang  순창[/box_dark] The pleasant southwestern farming town of Sunchang is renowned for gochujang, the famed Korean red pepper paste and an integral ingredient in…

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Jeongeup & Jangseong

[box_light]Jeongeup & Jangseong  정읍과 장성[/box_light] Autumn is a great time to be in the southwestern town of Jeongeup. By the first week of November, the…

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Gunsan

[box_light]Gunsan  군산[/box_light] The Yellow Sea port town of Gunsan is known for its seafood, early 20th-century architecture and migratory birds. Every autumn, great flocks of…

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Damyang

[box_light]Damyang  담양[/box_light] Located in the county of Damyang, Soswaewon Garden is one of Korea’s most sublime traditional gardens. Built in the 16th century, Soswaewon…

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