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Bulguksa Temple in Gyeongju

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Bulguksa Temple in Gyeongju


The UNESCO-recognized Bulguksa temple in Gyeongju is one of the finest examples of Silla architecture from ancient Korea.

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Korea’s Cherry Blossoms and 2014 Spring Flower Festivals

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Korea’s Cherry Blossoms and 2014 Spring Flower Festivals


Spring is almost here! …and that means it’s time for our guide to seeing Korea’s Cherry Blossoms and 2014 Spring Flower Festivals!

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When to See Autumn Leaves in Korea

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When to See Autumn Leaves in Korea


Autumn in Korea means spectacular colorful leaves all across the peninsula. For the best fall foliage, I’ve got maps and timetables to help you decide where and when to go!

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Korea’s Spring Flower Festivals in 2013!

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Korea’s Spring Flower Festivals in 2013!


It’s time to announce Korea’s spring flower festivals in 2013! For just a few weeks, don’t miss Korea’s beautiful dogwood, apricot and cherry blossoms!

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Jinhae Naval Port Festival

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Jinhae Naval Port Festival


Korea’s biggest spring flower fete is nearly upon us! Starting on April 1st, the charming town of Jinhae on Korea’s southern coast will welcome an estimate 2.5 million people to view its beautiful cherry blossoms.

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Spring Flower Festivals in Korea for 2011

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Spring Flower Festivals in Korea for 2011


The spring flower festivals in Korea are about to get underway! For just a few weeks, don’t miss Korea’s beautiful dogwoods, apricots and cherry trees!

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Slowing Down in Hadong County

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Slowing Down in Hadong County


As some countries seek ways to prioritize “Gross National Happiness” over “Gross National Product,” Korea’s Hadong County suggests we all just take it slow.

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Gyeongju Yangdong Folk Village Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Gyeongju Yangdong Folk Village Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site


Gyeongju Yangdong Folk Village was just named a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its unparalleled preservation and cultural assets.

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Oedo Island is Korea’s Paradise Isle

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Oedo Island is Korea’s Paradise Isle


40 years ago, a fisherman came to Oedo island to escape Korea’s rough seas. He and his wife stayed and began one of Korea’s most exquisite private gardens.

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Spring Flower Festivals in Korea 2010

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Spring Flower Festivals in Korea 2010


After what felt like a very long winter, spring has finally sprung! What follows are the best spring flower festivals in Korea 2010!

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