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Jeju Island deserves to be one of New Seven Wonders

Jeju Island deserves to be one of New Seven Wonders

| | | | | By Lee Eun-jeong Jeju Island is Korea’s biggest island and a self-governing province. It has made many efforts to develop various kinds of policies on using alternative energy, such as wind and seawater. Jeju has established many wind power stations on coastal areas. When I recently visited the island, I […]

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Trust fund established to protect one of Jeju's treasures

Trust fund established to protect one of Jeju’s treasures

| | | | | Saturday, May 14, 2011, 19:32:31 Kim Sung Hun Kim Sung Hun is the director of the Jeju Island’s volunteer after school program Uri Deul Hakgyo (“Our Outdoor School”). The falling petals from cherry blossom trees scatter in the barren city center like spring rain. Yet it takes only a 30-minute […]

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See a 'geological wonder' in South Korea

See a ‘geological wonder’ in South Korea

| | | | | Travellers planning a trip to South Korea this year will have the opportunity to visit Jeju Island, which has been described as a ‘geological wonder’. Last year, nine locations on the island received official recognition from the Unesco Global Geoparks Network. Jeju is the only place in the world with […]

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Jeju competes for New7Wonders designation

Jeju competes for New7Wonders designation

| | | | | Jeju Island is battling to become one of the New7Wonders of Nature, vying with other renowned tourist attractions such as the Grand Canyon and the Maldives. Winning the designation would bring the island recognition as a global tourist spot. “[If Jeju Island is chosen as one of the New7Wonders,] it […]

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South Korea’s Volcanic Island of Jeju Prepares for 3.8 millions Tourists

South Korea’s Volcanic Island of Jeju Prepares for 3.8 millions Tourists

| | | | | Posted by Tudor Cozma The island of Jeju, a special autonomous region of south Korea, is considered one of the country’s top vacation and honeymoon destinations. The island has already gained recognition from UNESCO, and nine of its sites were designated geological attractions of “geoparks” last month. Also, three years […]

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South Korea's 'volcanic' tourism heats up

South Korea’s ‘volcanic’ tourism heats up

| | | | | By Paula Hancocks, CNN [tubepress video=”Ctv3OFqIRSM” name=”wmode” value=”transparent”] STORY HIGHLIGHTS – Jeju is special autonomous region of South Korea and popular tourist destination – Volcanic island has is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site – Huge push to attract more foreign tourists with government incentives for holiday home purchase […]

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