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New Travel Guide About Korean Wave Provides Great Travel Inspiration

May 31, 2017 Destination North Asia No Comments Email Email

For fans of the stars of Korean movies, drama series and K-Pop, a new ‘Hallyu’ Korean Wave Travel Guide has been published to assist fans from around the world plan and enjoy some special experiences whilst travelling in Korea. http://www.banyantree.com/en/ap-thailand-phuket-spa-sanctuary

‘Hallyu’, the term for the Korean wave refers to the phenomenon of Korean entertainment and popular culture rolling around the world these days.

The new guide details many of the most popular stars of Hallyu dramas as well as the film locations of their hit series.  It details how fans and visitors to the country can travel to and enjoy these locations.

Dae Jang Geum Park in Yongin outside of Seoul is the largest period drama set in Korea.  Here  you can see realistic reproductions of the architectural styles, lifestyles, and materials of each period of history including the Three Kingdoms, Goryeo and Joseon.  ‘Dae Jang Geum’ was one of the most popular historical drama series on Korean TV.

The hugely successful ‘Descendents of the Sun’ was very popular on Netflix which brought a whole new audience to the Korean TV drama series.  Fans can today visit the set outside of Seoul and see where and how the film series was made.

Visitors to the K-style Hub in the Korea Tourism Organization Building in downtown Seoul can enjoy meeting their favourite Hallyu stars through virtual reality at the K-star zone.  Here visitors can also enjoy the Korean Food Experience Hall on the fourth floor where you  can enjoy some Korean treats and relax with a cup of traditional tea or other traditional refreshments.

And if it’s K-Pop stars you wish to see visit MBC World where visitors can view video clips of classic MBC shows as well as a stage where fans can try out their own K-Pop style.  With a Hologram theatre and VR experience it is a popular place to have an immersive experience.

The guide also details where to enjoy the new tastes of Hallyu – trendy restaurants, cafes and bars where visitors can enjoy many of the latest food trends.   Find out all the latest celebrity hotspots where you have a better chance of running into some of the Hallyu stars whilst they are relaxing and shopping.

For your free copy of the Korean Wave Travel Guide in Australia please send your request by email:  visitkorea@knto.org.au  or you can request also via the Korea Tourism Organization website: www.visitkorea.org.au

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