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Coronavirus Prompts Koreans to Head to the Forest Instead of Beach for Summer Vacation

Coronavirus Prompts Koreans to Head to the Forest Instead of Beach for Summer Vacation

SEOUL, June 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The coronavirus pandemic is weighing heavily on the summer holidays as COVID-19 continues to spread across the Greater Seoul Metropolitan Area. This year, summer vacationers are opting for less populated, fresh-aired forest camping sites than beaches visited by tens of thousands of people every year. Gosan Recreational Forest, located [...]

Avid Campers Flock to Jecheon

Avid Campers Flock to Jecheon

JECHEON, Jun. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — With warmer temperatures hitting the nation earlier than normal, camping trips in the wild are gaining popularity with those trying to beat the heat. One prime example of such a site is the campground at Bakdaljae Natural Forest situated in Jecheon, North Chungcheong Province, where beautiful pine trees blend [...]

S. Korea’s Import of Camping Products Jumps Nearly 20 pct

S. Korea’s Import of Camping Products Jumps Nearly 20 pct

SEOUL, Jun. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s import of camping gear increased nearly 20 percent on-year during the first four months of 2017 thanks to increasing interest in outdoor activities, government data showed Sunday. South Korea imported US$27.73 million worth of camping gear during the January-April period, up 19 percent from a year earlier, [...]