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[HanCinema's Digest] Travel Bug Bites

2018/04/29 | 196 views | Permalink

Korea's highest zip line is now open for thrills, these are hottest hip-hop clubs in Seoul, CNN Travel looks at Asian airport excellence in the wake of the Skytrax World Airport Awards, and 10 Magazine lists some of the biggest events and festivals taking place over the month of May.

"Korea's highest zip line tower set to thrill"

If you're looking for genuine thrills in the Land of the Morning Calm, you're in luck because the highest zip line in the country is now ready for action. The Gimcheon zip line, which crosses over the Buhang Dam at Gimcheon in North Gyeongsang Province, will cost adventurers around 40,000 won ($37.7) to traverse around its 1.7 kilometres of line. There's also the additional option of braving their 85-meter-high "skywalk"...

...READ ON THE KOREA TIMES

"THE 10 BEST HIP HOP CLUBS IN SEOUL"

Over the past decade or so, hip-hop has become a thriving dimension of modern Korean society and its well-supported K-pop scene. In this post of 10 Magazine, Sarah Park lists the top ten hip-hop clubs in the capital, Seoul: "If you don't know where the best hip-hop clubs in Seoul are, look no further". Most of these clubs are located in the hip-hop heart of the Seoul: Mapo and Yongsan.

...READ ON 10 MAGAZINE

"How Asia's airports are changing the way we travel"

Asian airports "dominated" the recent Skytrax World Airport Awards, reports Matt Falcus for CNN. South Korea's own Incheon International Airport recently had its mettle tested with the Winter Games, and happy travellers are already enjoying its brand new Terminal 2 that's packed with exciting new technology ("... the fun starts when you notice the fleet of robots on hand to help passengers navigate the airport"), Michelin-star restaurants, and so much modern art that some in the media have started calling it an 'artport'. In Skytrax's latest rankings, Incheon International came in second place just behind Singapore's Changi Airport...

...READ ON CNN TRAVEL

"10 THINGS TO DO IN SEOUL THIS MAY"

10 Magazine's Albert Kim has curated this list of 10 events taking place over the month of May and beyond. "From unlimited wine festivals to Shakespearean plays to lantern-lighting ceremonies, there are tons happening this May in Seoul". The Gwanghwamun International Art Festival, for example, runs for five days later in the month and includes a number of live performances, exhibitions, and arts and crafts. There is also the Cosmobeauty Seoul, "Korea's most renowned beauty exhibition", that showcases the best of both local and international products and services. Got something to add to their list? Let us and others know about it in the comment section below...

...READ ON 10 MAGAZINE

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