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  • Alpensia Ski Jumping Center, Pyeongchang, South Korea. Image: Alamy

    Korea: On piste in Pyeongchang

    South Korea, host of the 2018 Winter Olympics this February, offers gnarly pistes, exceptionally well-organised infrastructure and plenty of places to sample kimchi, spicy grilled pork and steaming bowls of… Read More»

  • Jeju's sea women

    South Korea: Return of the mermaids

    A new generation of female divers is reviving a dying fishing tradition on Jeju Island Read More»

  • Making traditional Korean side dish kimchi in Seoul. Image: Corbis

    Eat: Seoul

    The Korean capital is a pulsating vision of the future, but when it comes to food, tradition is everything. Think time-honoured techniques and loyally respected dishes, such as crunchy kimchi… Read More»

  • Phoenix Park, South Korea. Image: Korea Tourism Organization

    South Korea: Hitting the slopes

    With South Korea set to host the 2018 Winter Games, the resorts of Dragon Valley and Phoenix Park are set to gain fame on the world stage. But how do… Read More»

  • Seoul City Guide: Bongeunsa temple

    Seoul city guide: 48 hours

    Adding ‘play hard’ to a ‘work hard’ ethic, the South Korean capital is the new city that never sleeps Read More»

 
 

South Korea

  • Alpensia Ski Jumping Center, Pyeongchang, South Korea. Image: Alamy

    South Korea

    Korea: On piste in Pyeongchang

    South Korea, host of the 2018 Winter Olympics this February, offers gnarly pistes, exceptionally well-organised infrastructure and plenty of places to sample kimchi, spicy grilled pork and steaming bowls of… Read More»

  • Making traditional Korean side dish kimchi in Seoul. Image: Corbis

    South Korea

    Eat: Seoul

    The Korean capital is a pulsating vision of the future, but when it comes to… Read More»

  • Seoul City Guide: Bongeunsa temple

    South Korea

    Seoul city guide: 48 hours

    Adding ‘play hard’ to a ‘work hard’ ethic, the South Korean capital is the new… Read More»

  • South Korea

    Finding enlightenment in Korea

    Beyond the hypercapitalism of Seoul, Buddhism, shamanism and ancient Chinese philosophies remain a key part… Read More»