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Everybody is looking towards South Korea in 2017

  • Date01/18/2017
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South Korea has become a trendsetting and enthralling destination amongst a very savvy travelling public and we are happy that everyone agrees! 2017 is an exciting year for the destination with the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, ‘Visit East Asia’ campaign alongside China and Japan plus the continued promotion of ‘Hallyu’ the contemporary wave of Korean culture all key focuses.


Evening Standard - “10 Reasons why you should visit South Korea in 2017” - South Korea is an unexpected mix of high fashion, awe-inspiring history and instagrammable scenery say Henry Wong.




Guardian – “Top 20 Travel Destinations for 2017” – The South Korean capital gives Tokyo a run for its money - https://www.theguardian.com/travel/ng-interactive/2017/jan/07/where-to-go-on-holiday-in-2017-the-hot-list


Mr Porter – “Where to go in 2017” – Han Kang’s visionary South Korean novel The Vegetarian won the 2016 Man Booker Prize at a canter, whilst the world’s curiosity is also turning to So-Ko thanks to the next Winter Olympics



STA Blog- http://www.statravel.co.uk/travel-blog/2016/12/17-must-seeplaces-to-visit-in-2017/


Seoul, South Korea within top ten cities for Lonely Planet’s Best in travel List 2017 Seoul made the top 10 cities category and follows on from Jeonju city being within the top three of Lonely Planet’s first ever Best in Asia List earlier this year.


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