In the history of tourism in Korea, Gyeongju occupies a special place. Tourism developed during the Japanese colonial period (1910-1945) as Japanese interests put down deep roots in Korea.
Several days before the wedding, couples dress up in their wedding clothes for a photography session at the Changgyeong Palace in downtown Seoul.
While teaching at Japanese universities in the late 1990s and 2000s, I got a lot of questions about Korea whenever the topic came up.
Gwangju, the biggest city in the southwestern corner of Korea is known for its fine cuisine and central role in the democracy movement in the 1980s.