Category: Republic of Korea

Best Things To Do In South Korea; Jacob Dmello; IWMBuzz

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To-do list in South Korea!

Source: Best Things To Do In South Korea | IWMBuzz

Experiencing Korea through K-Team building programs; Breaking Travel News

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The COVID-19 pandemic has put international exchange “on hold” for much of the past two years. However, in spite of the spread of new variants of the virus, many countries around the world are preparing to return to a more normal way of life as global vaccination rates continue to rise, and with oral antivirals for treatment of COVID-19 making their way onto the market.

Source: Experiencing Korea through K-Team building programs

Palaces and royal tombs celebrate arrival of spring, flowers with special programs; Kim Hae-yeon; Korea Herald

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Jeju Island: South Korea’s Hawaii; On Manorama

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The main attractions of the place are the countless beautiful beaches, volcanoes, and lava flows…

Source: Jeju Island: South Korea’s Hawaii

5 days in Jeju Itinerary • With Kids, Culture, Outdoors, Relaxing, Romantic, Beaches, Museums and Shopping; Inspirock

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Source: 5 days in Jeju Itinerary • With Kids, Culture, Outdoors, Relaxing, Romantic, Beaches, Museums and Shopping

In a case of living vs. deceased, who will get the best view?; Korea Joong Ang Daily

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Source: In a case of living vs. deceased, who will get the best view?

Seongsan Ilchulbong Most Popular Jeju Tourist Attraction for Those Traveling by Car; Korea Bizwire


Jeju Island’s Seongsan Ilchulbong (Sunrise) Peak, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the southern resort island’s famous geographical features, was the most visited place on Jeju among tourists traveling by car last year.

Source: Seongsan Ilchulbong Most Popular Jeju Tourist Attraction for Those Traveling by Car

 

Conservation or development?; Kim Hae-yeon; Korea Herald

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Bulguk Temple and the 2 lives of Kim Daeseong; Dale Quarrington; Korea Times

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[Temple Adventures] Bulguk Temple and the 2 lives of Kim Daeseong…

Source: [Temple Adventures] Bulguk Temple and the 2 lives of Kim Daeseong

A look back at some of the biggest successes you have helped us to achieve in 2021; BirdLife

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2021 has been a whirlwind of activity for the BirdLife Partnership, carried out against a background of constantly-changing global events. Amid this, there have been two high-profile environmental conferences, a history-defining human rights campaign, and a wealth of conservation successes made possible through the tireless dedication of BirdLife staff, Partners and you.

Source: A look back at some of the biggest successes you have helped us to achieve in 2021

Gyeongju City: a window to the past and the future; Robert Kelly & Kim Jung-A; Lonely Planet

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Korean shorebird havens get World Heritage status; Ding Li Yong; Bird Life

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Marking their vital importance to waterbirds and ‘outstanding universal value’, four key tidal mudflats in Korea have now been inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site – the culmination of a huge conservation effort for recognition at the highest level.

Source: Korean shorebird havens get World Heritage status

A woman takes a lead role in Confucian ceremonies, breaking a new path in South Korea; Anthony Kuhn; NPR

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Women’s equality has made slow progress in South Korea. Some South Koreans want to bring about change starting at the country’s cultural roots by reinterpreting Confucius.

Source: A woman takes a lead role in Confucian ceremonies, breaking a new path in South Korea

A Night Stroll to Namhansanseong Fortress; Ko Yoon-Hee; Korea Herald

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Source: [Eye Plus] A Night Stroll to Namhansanseong Fortress

Controversy surrounds apartments near UNESCO-listed royal tomb in Gimpo; Song Seung-Hyun; Korea Herald

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Source: Controversy surrounds apartments near UNESCO-listed royal tomb in Gimpo

The cultural value of Korea’s very familiar mud flats; Sohn Min-Ho; Korea JoongAng Daily

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Of all the tidal flats in Korea, what makes these four places inscribed by Unesco so special?

Source: The cultural value of Korea’s very familiar mud flats

East Asian sites of natural value given Unesco World Heritage status; Mark Footer; SCMP

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Korean tidal flats and rainforests in Thailand and on a group of southern Japanese islands including Okinawa have been added to Unesco’s World Heritage list for their natural value.

Source: East Asian sites of natural value given Unesco World Heritage status

South Korea’s tidal flats inscribed as UNESCO world heritage; Song Seung-Hyun; Korea Herald

Photo: Yonhap

Source: South Korea’s tidal flats inscribed as UNESCO world heritage

S. Korea's tidal flats listed as World Heritage Site; Yonhap News Agency

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Source: S. Korea’s tidal flats listed as World Heritage Site | Yonhap News Agency

Rediscovering Joseon’s Neo-Confucian academies; Kim Hae-Yeon; Korea Herald

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Source: Rediscovering Joseon’s Neo-Confucian academies

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