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Photo of the Week: A Pair of Scarecrows, Seoul, South Korea

  • Cindy Lee (Photo and Text)
  • 31 October 2010

This photo was taken when I visited Andong – located in the Yeongnam region, southwest of Seoul – which is very famous area for its Hahoe Folk Village, now a UNESCO World Heritage site of traditional-style houses. When I was out for a walk one day, I came across two scarecrows in the middle of a field, a good memory from childhood.


Autumn Activities: Getting a High from the Low Season

  • Natasha Robinson
  • 9 September 2010

As summer takes its final bow (or winter, depending on which end of the planet you’re standing), it’s easy to think of the months ahead as a bit of a barren travel wasteland. Please don’t! Not only are off-season holidays far from the madding crowd more relaxed and easier on the wallet, but they take advantage of milder temperatures for outdoor pursuits that can be not all that fun when it’s just too darn hot… or cold! Here we put the ‘off’ season myth to bed with a selection of what to do and where after summer’s curtain call.


Seoul Is whl.travel’s First Destination in South Korea

  • whl.travel
  • 30 August 2009

THIS ARTICLE IS AVAILABLE IS ENGLISH AND KOREAN. Seoul, meaning ‘the centre of everything’, burst onto the radar of people who knew little about the East when it hosted the 1988 Summer Olympic Games. This major metropolis, capital of South Korea and the 10th largest city in the world, offers a diversity of experiences in keeping with its size and passion for what’s modern.

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