World Ch. Schedule : FRI 07:30 KST
* Date : 2018-08-23
According to a survey on 1,050 visitors from overseas, 54% of the respondents said an expressway rest stop is the most unique and interesting place in Korea. These days, several rest stops in the country are evolving into something more colorful, exciting and diverse where visitors at home and abroad can enjoy shopping, great food, quality time with pets and even thrilling water sports. Let's find out what draws people to these rest stops!
The Hangang Cardboard Boat Race is back again this year to blow away the heat of summer days! Participants are offered with a rare chance to cross the Hangang River riding the cardboard boat that they built themselves. Attracting over 500 people from 150 teams per day during the 3-day period, the race is becoming a popular summer event in the country. Let's take a deep dive into the world of cardboard boats!
Every summer, a total of 100 young university students across the country set off on a special 9-day cross-country tour. This year, a group of young students walked along the 250km length of the DMZ for 9 days from Goseong-gun, Gangwon-do Province to the Imjingak Resort in Paju, Gyeonggi-do Province. Despite the scorching summer heat, the youth took on this challenge to pay respect to the fallen soldiers of the Korean War and understand the cold reality of a divided nation. Let's take a closer look at their special trip.