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[HanCinema's Digest] Travel Bug Bites

2016/06/18 | 830 views | Permalink

Discover classy cigar lounges Seoul, a Korean Air flight attendant shares her beauty secrets, a new app helps pregnant women secure a subway seat, and have you visited Nami island on the Han river?

"WHERE TO FIND CIGARS, SHISHA AND MORE AROUND SEOUL"

Are you a smoking connoisseur or like to enjoy the odd cigar? Korea is generally a smoking-friendly place, but top quality cigars can be difficult to find. Fortunately for you, 10 Magazine has a number of great bars and cigar lounges to flag for your next trip: "Most of these venues offer a high-end smoking experience with quality liquor on hand in luxuriant surrounds".

...READ ON 10 MAGAZINE

"Travel Beauty Secrets From a Korean Flight Attendant"

Korean Air is one of the world's best airlines, and in this post you'll hear some inside beauty tips from one of their flight attendants so you arrive fresh and looking great!

...READ ON POPSUGAR

"South Korea uses technology to help pregnant women get seats in subways"

When traveling Korea's subway systems you'll notice that a number of seats are reserved for the elderly, the disabled and pregnant women, but too often those seats are taken by other passengers. However, there is a new app called "The Pink Light Campaign" that aims to let passengers know that there is someone on the way who will need to use those reserved seats. "Equipped with a wireless sensor, it activates a pink light attached to another sensor installed on a metal bar next to special priority seats, usually at the end of subway cars. The idea is to alert all nearby that the person carrying the beacon has a baby on the way".

...READ ON THE INDIAN EXPRESS

"Nami Island visited by 7% of foreign tourists"

A recent report reveals that Nami island along Seoul's Han river has increased its status as a tourists destination having attracted around 7% of tourists to its shores. The island was made popular to outsiders through the 2002 TV series "Winter Sonata" in which the island's "unique natural environment" was showcased. Similarly, thanks to the success of "Descendants of the Sun" Gangwon Province is another destination made popular through the power and reach of the K-dramas carried by the country's culture wave.

...READ ON THE KOREA TIMES

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