Looking back at 2013: Culture, tourism and branding stories

In the second of five articles looking back over 2013, we recall some of the tourism and heritage stories that made the news. And we also take a look at some of the stories about Korean food, given the increasing popularity of Korean cuisine of Korea.

Arts and Heritage

Sungnyemun
Sungnyemun, just before its official reopening. (photo: Chosun Ilbo)

Travel and Tourism

Chinese tourists bring in the cash

But there’s a flip side:

In other tourism news,

Food: the edible Hallyu

Lee Young-ae advertising bibimbap in Shanghai
Lee Young-ae advertising bibimbap in Shanghai (photo Joongang Ilbo)

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