Heyri Artists Village in Paju Korea

Just six km. from the DMZ and inter-Korean border, Heyri Artists Village is a beautiful place where 500 writers and artists live and work together. Read more now!

Geumsansa Gold Mountain Temple

Gold statues of Buddhist monks praying, at Geumsansa temple, with green, purple, red and gold paint effects on the walls and the ceiling.

The Geumsansa Gold Mountain Temple is among Korea’s finest Buddhist temples. It is best known for the magnificent three-story Maitreya Hall.

The House of Sharing in Korea

Two photos in collage that shows a former Korean "comfort woman" on the left and on the right four "comfort women" when they were younger posing with a Japanese soldier pre WWII.

South of Seoul stands a house. The residence is home to seven elderly Korean women in their 70s and 80s. During World War II, they were forced by the Japanese military to become “comfort women,” or sex slaves. Read more now.

A Low-Cost Airlines Bonanza for Korea

Side by side images on the left is a collage of smiling people in black and white, with orange and white text in the middle. To the right are three members of a flight crew. Two men dressed in white shirts, black pants with bright blue ties stand either side of a woman dressed in white with a bright blue sash and a striped scarf.

After conspicuously avoiding Northeast Asia for years, a low-cost airlines bonanza for Korea is taking place, with more than a half-dozen new carriers.

Jongmyo Royal Shrine

Exterior view of a very long building at Jongmyo Royal Shrine. The low red building has pillars, and a dark roof.

Built in the late 14th century, the Jongmyo Royal Shrine was built to honor ancient Korea’s kings and queens and is part of the UNESCO list.