(x)clusive!: A Date with K-Pop Stars and Julie Tan

A lazy afternoon in a cozy room in KTO, a small group of media, bloggers and fans were invited to catch the preview episode of Channel U’s newest travel programme, A Date with K-Pop Stars, where those present that afternoon were able to catch a glimpse of the K-Pop stars…

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Korea Festival 2013 – Vizit Korea

Come visit the first and only Korean-focused consumer travel, food, lifestyle and entertainment event taking place at the Singapore Expo from Oct 25 – 27, 2013. Korea Festival 2013 is held in conjunction with Vizit Korea and this year, all activities are consolidated in one place. This event rides on…

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[KTO] The Cultural Experience – Gwangjang Market 광장시장

Should you decide to undertake a more authentic cultural experience in Seoul, there is no better place that offers it quite like Gwangjang Market. While it is understandable that many Koreans would recommend foreign tourists to get a glimpse of Seoul’s luxury boutiques, quaint cafes and fanciful restaurants, from my…

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[KTO] The fun starts at Lotte World 롯데월드!

Located right beside Jamsil Station, Lotte World is the perfect place should you decide to enjoy a day filled with thrill, entertainment and pure fun. Opened in 1989, Lotte World is a major recreation complex located in downtown Seoul, consisting of the world’s largest indoor theme park (Indoor Adventure) and…

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[KTO] The Old & The New: Walking through Bukchon Hanok Village

Bukchon is a picturesque neighbourhood where a large cluster of privately owned Hanok (Traditional Korean Houses) have been preserved for tourists to catch a glimpse of this charming community coupled with its photo-worthy alleyways. It is indeed amazing how Bukchon managed to transform into a place where contemporary society and…

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[KTO] K-Travel – A Great Place to Stay, The Plaza Hotel

A good night’s rest is no doubt important when one is travelling. Many will definitely question “But I won’t be at the hotel most of the time, why spend so much on accommodation? I just need a place to sleep!” and would often prefer hostels and guesthouses. However, should you…

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[KTO] Crowning the K-POP Champion: The SHOW CHAMPION Experience

Attending Show Champion’s live broadcast was definitely one of the highlights of the Surfing The Korean Wave trip. It was also the most anticipated schedule amongst our packed and crazy itinerary. Even though this wasn’t my first time attending a live show in Korea, the excitement and adrenaline were undeniably…

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[KTO] (x)clusive goes Surfing The Korean Wave!

30 individuals from 22 countries were invited by the Hallyu Tourism Team of Korea Tourism Organization to be part of the Surfing The Korean Wave Tour that was held from 4 – 10 August 2013. Representing some of the biggest K-Pop sites and fanclubs, this familiarization tour was a five-day…

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[KTO] My Korea Travel Story

Visited Korea last year or heading to Korea soon? As long as your travel period is between 1st January 2012 to 31st May 2013, then you are eligible to participate in ‘My Korea Travel Story’. What’s ‘My Korea Travel Story’ about? ‘My Korea Travel Story’ is a platform to share…

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