Korean drama and movie filming sites have become popular tourist destinations. Filming frequently takes place in arboretums thanks to their beautiful settings.

Geumsan in Chungcheongnam-do is the birthplace of Goryeo (Korean) ginseng and the nation’s hub for ginseng distribution where more than 80% of the total ginseng produced nationally is collected and traded.

Australia’s largest news portal site,, has recently featured a special article on Korean tourism, which it says has become the hot destinations for international tourists.

The 17th Asian Games will be held at stadiums in and around Incheon Metropolitan City from September 19 to October 4, 2014. It is the third Asian Games to be held in Korea and this year 13,000 athletes and executives from 45 countries are expected to show.

Every autumn, the cities of Buyeo and Gongju in Chungcheongnam-do, home to the ancient Baekje Kingdom, play host to the Baekje Cultural Festival. This year, the Baekje Cultural Festival is scheduled to take place from September 26 through October 5.

Officially called Namhaedo, Namhae in Gyeongsangnam-do is the fifth largest island in Korea. The island can be reached by bridge and is home to some beautiful coastal landscapes.

Spreading quickly through the Korean entertainment industry, stars continued to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.