JEJU WEEKLY
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On yer bike! A guide to cycling tours
Jeju spring festivals - a guide to the best
Jeju’s roads of exile
Opening the inner path of exile
Jeju Travel: Art Tours
Sewol deaths increase
A ferry sank off the South Jeolla Coast on the morning of Wednesday, April 16. The vessel, with 452 passengers and 24 crew sank near Jindo island en route from Incheon to Jeju. By 2 p.m. three people
Weekend public events canceled
A number of public events and festivals have been canceled out of respect for victims and the missing of the Sewol disaster. The following previously publicized events have been canceled or postponed.
YEHA Daily Bus Tour

YEHA Daily Bus Tour

If you have a whole day to enjoy Jeju Island then it is worth trying YEHA daily bus tours. YEHA is experienced in providing English-speaking tours across Jeju and has received Best Travel Quality Cert
Hello Kitty Island has its charms

Hello Kitty Island has its charms

Along bus route 780 on Highway 1135, a massive pink structure grabs your attention as you stare wistfully out the window. Declaring itself the largest permanent such exhibition in Korea, the giant fel
World-OKTA convention comes to Jeju

World-OKTA convention comes to Jeju

The World Federation of Overseas Korean Traders Associations (World-OKTA) has 6,500 CEOs and 12,500 next-generation business leaders among its members. It will hold the 16th World-OKTA Leaders Convent
Preserving Jeju haenyeo in an age of modernity

Preserving Jeju haenyeo in an age of modernity

What does it mean to preserve a traditional practice in a modern era?Traditions die out as a society modernizes. In today’s increasingly techno-logical era, there is little need for tasks performed by
Jeju Energy Corporation reports on successful 2013

Jeju Energy Corporation reports on successful 2013

Jeju Energy Corporation (president: Cha Woojin) enjoyed a 10-fold increase in net profits last year compared to 2012. Only two years since its estab-lishment, sales turnover reached 4 billion won and
Cover shot JW #111: A Jeju stone wall and spring flowers

Cover shot JW #111: A Jeju stone wall and spring flowers

Jeju Special Self-Governing Province has applied to have Jeju stone agricultural walls, “batdam,” designated as Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems with the UN’s Food and Agricultural Org

Seogwipo man in coma after Sewol rescue accident

Headline Jeju reports a 21-year-old Seogwipo man serving in the Korean navy has fallen into a coma after severely injuring his head while assisting with the Sewol disaster rescue effort.Yoon D.H. rece

Indonesian visitors targeted with no-visa and N7W brand

There was great interest in Jeju at the ASTINDO Fair in Jakarta, Indonesia, which is an emerging market in ASEAN. Jeju Special Self-Governing Province and the Jeju Tourism Organization (JTO) attended

Jeju traditional archery and weaponry

Note: This weekend's events (April 19/20) have been canceled out of respect for the victims of the Sewol disaster. Practice traditional archery, sword-fighting and weaponry plus try on traditional Je

Korean Lacquerware: The Art of Everlasting Light

Where: Jeju National Museum, 17, lljudong-ro, Jeju CityDates: April. 15 (Tues) - June. 15 (Sun)Hours: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Tues to Fri), 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. (Sat, Sun), Closed (Mon)How much: FreeContact: 064

Jeju Blogger's Photo Exhibition

The photos on display have been taken by bloggers and fans of Jeju. The photos show not only Jeju's oreum and beaches, but also daily life. The exhibition is free but to enter the Jeju World Natural

6th Gapado Barley Festival

Note: The opening ceremony on Saturday, April 18 has been canceled out of respect for the victims of the Sewol disaster. When: April 19 (Sat) to May 11 (Sun)Where: Gapado, Daejeong-eup, Seogwipo CityH

The 20th Mt. Halla Clean Bracken Festival

When: April 26 (Sat) to 27 (Sun)Where: San 76-7, Hannamri, Namwon-eup, Seogwipo City.Host/organizer: Nawon-eup, Nawon-eup festival committeeProgram: Opening ceremony, performance, bracken picking, cat

2014 Earth Environment Festival marking the 44th ‘Earth Day’

Note: This event has been canceled out of respect for the victims of the Sewol disaster. When: Apr. 19 (Sat) 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. *ceremony will be held from 2 p.m. to 2:20 p.m.Where: Jeju Citizen Welfar

NLCS art exhibition celebrates creativity

Eight student artists from North London Collegiate School Jeju (NLCS Jeju) hosted an art exhibition of painting and sculptures at the international school at Jeju Global Education City, Daejeong-eup,

[NIE] The mermaids of Jeju’s oceans, haenyeo

This article was written by a ‘junior journalist’ and is published as an NIE (newspaper in education) resource for English education in schools.A) Due to1)industrialization, traditional job roles have

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