Busan Destinations: Experience the History and Making of Makgeolli

October 20, 2017
Learning the history and practice of makgeolli making, and even getting our hands dirty by making a batch ourselves, is an awesome, very culturally unique way for people from...
South Korean soldiers guard the Demilitarized Zone's Joint Security Area in May 2017. (AARON KIDD/STARS AND STRIPES)
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Presidential visits to DMZ send strong signal to North Korea

October 21, 2017
SEOUL, South Korea — Former President Bill Clinton reportedly called the Demilitarized Zone that divides the Korean Peninsula the “scariest place on Earth.”
A South Korean guide wearing traditional clothing explains the history of the Buyongji Pond with the Juhamnu Pavilion in the background during a tour of the Secret Garden behind the Changdeokgung Palace in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017. (KIM GAMEL/STARS AND STRIPES)
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Secret Garden lets tourists follow in the footsteps of Korea’s kings and queens

October 20, 2017
Visitors used to require permission from the king to enter the Secret Garden, a lush park behind the Changdeokgung Palace in Seoul. Now you can book a guided tour online.
Photos courtesy of the Gwangju Convention and Visitors Bureau

Explore Korea's beautiful Mt. Mudeungsan in Gwangju

October 18, 2017
Mudeungsan Mountain National Park covers an area of 75.425 square kilometers that includes the northern and eastern areas of Gwangju Metropolitan City as well as parts of...
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