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Number of DMZ Visitors on the Rise Despite Tensions with North Korea

Number of DMZ Visitors on the Rise Despite Tensions with North Korea

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – Despite growing tensions with North Korea, the number of visitors to the DMZ has more than doubled this year, according to a travel agency. Cosmojin Travel Agency, which specializes in packages for international tourists in South Korea, said on Tuesday that the number of visitors to the Demilitarized Zone had [...]

Mastermind Behind ‘Dreaming of Earth’ Project, a Floating Garden Above the DMZ, Explains Her Vision

Mastermind Behind ‘Dreaming of Earth’ Project, a Floating Garden Above the DMZ, Explains Her Vision

SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – 3D artist Choi Jae-eun held a press conference at the Seoul Museum of History on October 25, during which she revealed the inspiration that led her to begin the ‘Dreaming of Earth’ project, a DMZ-based floating garden manifested through the collaborative efforts of a global constellation of renowned artists. Choi [...]

DMZ Park Transforming into Military, Ecology Tourist Destination

DMZ Park Transforming into Military, Ecology Tourist Destination

PAJU, South Korea, May 25 (Korea Bizwire) – Imjingak, a park located seven kilometers south of the Demilitarized Zone that divides the Korean Peninsula, is on its way to becoming a global military and ecology tourism destination, said local governments on Wednesday.  According to Gyeonggi Province and Paju city officials, several construction projects are underway [...]

800 Paper Panda Dolls Displayed Near North-South Korean Border for Children’s Day

800 Paper Panda Dolls Displayed Near North-South Korean Border for Children’s Day

PAJU, South Korea, April 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Celebrating the upcoming Children’s Day, the Gyeonggi government is hosting a special event for families at the Imjingak Peace Park (Pyeonghwa-nuri) on May 5.  The highlight of the event is the display of 800 panda dolls made with recycled paper around the park, promoting environmental preservation and sustainable [...]

Actor Lee Min-ho Narrates DMZ Documentary, Awaits Enlistment

Actor Lee Min-ho Narrates DMZ Documentary, Awaits Enlistment

SEOUL, March 30 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean actor Lee Min-ho is the main presenter for MBC’s upcoming three-part documentary on the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) – the 4-kilometer wide, 250-kilometer long no man’s land that divides the Korean Peninsula in two.  Dubbed DMZ, The Wild, the production of the series took roughly two years. The 30-year-old [...]