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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, [...]

Korean University Hosts Special Book-Reading Event

Korean University Hosts Special Book-Reading Event

CHEONGJU, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) – In an era of rapidly advancing technology, a book can feel like a relic of the past. In an effort to contradict this modern-day perception, the Korea National University of Education organized a special book-reading event. During this overnight proceeding, students spent 12 hours in tents installed inside the [...]

Patent Applications Increase as ‘Camping Car’ Popularity Soars

Patent Applications Increase as ‘Camping Car’ Popularity Soars

DAEJEON, Aug. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – Recreational vehicles, known as ‘camping cars’ in Korea, are gaining popularity during the vacation season as they offer the practical combination of a means of transportation, accommodation and cooking/dining space. As a result, patent applications related to camping are increasing rapidly. Most of the applications are related to the [...]

Korea to Introduce Driver’s License for Camping Cars

Korea to Introduce Driver’s License for Camping Cars

SEOUL, Aug. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – As camping and water-related leisure activities increase, the South Korean government has decided to introduce a driver’s license category exclusively for vehicles suited to these types of activities. According to the National Police Agency, a revised bill for the Road Traffic Act, which includes the introduction of a driver’s [...]

Seoul Operates Cheap, Safe Campgrounds at 7 Parks

Seoul Operates Cheap, Safe Campgrounds at 7 Parks

SEOUL, Jul. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul will operate 7 temporary campgrounds from July 4 to August 29 on Fridays to Sundays, to meet growing demand from Seoul citizens. The campgrounds will be at Noeul Park, Jungnang Park, Gangdong Greenway, Seoul Grand Park, Seoul Forest and Yangjae Citizen’s Forest, and a night at those sites [...]

Solar Power to Charge Your Outdoor Tent

Solar Power to Charge Your Outdoor Tent

DAEJEON, South Korea, Aug 22 (Korea Bizwire) – As more and more Koreans go outdoors, the demand for better camping gear is increasing as well. In particular, people are looking for ways to be able to use electronic goods in places such as beaches and mountains. Now it seems portable solar power chargers will allow campers to [...]