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Win a honeymoon on Jeju Island

Here’s a nice little promotion which brings together a celebration of the UK Royal Wedding and the promotion of Jeju Island, that favourite of honeymoon destinations, as a candidate for New 7 Wonders.

Squid drying, Jejudo
Squid drying on Jejudo's south coast. A tasty snack with your maekju.

Plan your ideal honeymoon itinerary, and then get a chance to realise it.

There’s lots to see on Jeju-do, but one of the attractions which is not heavily promoted by the tourist authorities is Jeju Stone Park – part sculpture park, part open air museum celebrating Jeju’s history through its geology. I’m going there in May to see how it has been developing since I visited its earlier incarnation at Mokseokwon ten years ago. Darren Southcott visited it 18 months ago for LKL too.

Jeju-do Love Land

A delicate subject: I wonder whether marks will be deducted from your competition entry if you include Jeju Love Land (above) in your dream itinerary…

Whatever, there’s plenty to choose from. I would chose a visit to the lava tubes and a stroll along an Olle.

Here are the details

COMPETITION: Plan Your Honeymoon on Jeju Island
Win two flights to the ‘Honeymoon Island’ of Jeju-do
Competition Dates: 20 Apr – 20 May 2011

With the Korea Tourism Organisation
Sponsored by Asiana Airlines

If you are planning for your honeymoon in the near future, this free competition is for you.

The Korean Cultural Centre UK with the Korea Tourism Organisation and in partnership with Asiana Airlines is celebrating the Royal Wedding by offering you a chance to spend your Honeymoon on the delightful Island of Jeju.


How to Enter the Free Competition: Plan your Honeymoon on Jeju Island

I. To be in with a chance of winning two Return Flight Tickets from London to Jeju-do:

Please draft an itinerary for your ‘Dream Honeymoon’ on Jeju Island detailing what you would like to do on Jeju, where and why.

Send us your ‘Dream Honeymoon Itinerary’ by 5pm 20th May 2011 and don’t forget to include you and your partner’s contact details with a recent photograph of you together.

Email your entry to: [email protected]

II. Tie-breaker:

Complete this sentence using 50 words or less:

I would like to spend my Honeymoon on the Island of Jeju because………

1st Prize: Two Return Flight Tickets to Jeju Island for the winning couple
2nd Prize: 2 Couples will each win an ornate, hand crafted Korean Jewellery Box
3rd Prize: 5 Runners Up will receive a USB Stick


About Jeju Island

1. Jeju Island is a very popular Honeymoon destination. Jeju has scenic beaches, waterfalls, cliff-walks and ancient caves. The very mild weather makes Jeju the ideal holiday destination.

2. On Jeju most sports are catered for, everything from pony-trekking to downhill skiing.

3. Jeju is also famous for its very brave Diving Women, who in a tradition dating back 1,700 years harvest shellfish and seaweed from the seabed.

4. Jeju is located southwest of the Korean peninsula. A self governing province of Korea and premier tourist destination, it is known as Asia’s ‘Honeymoon Island’. For information on Jeju, visit here or log on to:

5. Jeju has also made the final short list of nominations to be one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature; an initiative led by the Swiss based non-profit New7wonders Foundation.

(Further information about the voting for Jeju please visit Here or alternatively log on to:



I. Competition opens from 20th Apr 2011 to 5pm 20th May 2011.

II. Terms and Conditions:

  • All Competition applicants must be over 18 years of age. (As of 20th May 2011)
  • All applicants must be within a couple, planning to get married / civil partnership in the near future.
  • The two return flights tickets are from London to Jeju Isalnd via Seoul’s Incheon Airport.
  • These tickets are for economy seats and are not transferable for any other destination, between people or for cash. The tickets are NOT inclusive of taxes.
  • All applicable taxes MUST be paid by the winners prior to departure.
  • Winners of the competition must be willing to have their name and photograph published on the KCCUK, Asiana Airlines, and KTO websites.
  • All flights must be used within 12 months
  • All winners(couple) must be avaliable to collect their prizes in person.

III. The decision of the judges is final. Winners will be contacted via email.


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