Time for a walk across Gangwon

Time for a walk across Gangwon     Woljeongsa Temple, founded in 643, is one of the representative Buddhist temples in Gangwon-do Province and a must-visit for tourists to Pyeongchang-gun County. The photo above shows the temple on a snowy day on March 25, 2016. (Korea.net DB)   By Kang Gahui and Yoon Sojung   Pyeongchang, Gangneung and…

Enjoy the Korean winter outdoors

Enjoy the Korean winter outdoors     Winter in Korea gets extremely cold and windy. The photo above shows Deogyusan Mountain in Gyeongsangnam-do Province covered in snow. (Korea Tourism Organization)   By Lee Kyoung Mi and Kim Young Shin This February, all eyes are on Korea, the host of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. In…

Fall into autumn at these special sites

Fall into autumn at these special sites     The peak of autumn foliage in Korea this year will begin Oct. 17. People can enjoy the colorful fall foliage at various spots, including some well-known mountain parks. Above is the Sanmagiyet-gil Road (산막이옛길) in Goesan County, Chungcheongbuk-do Province.   By Kim Young-shin and Yoon Sojung Photos = Korea.net…