* Date : 2017-11-02
4 Angles Ep.193
Korea's representative culture district Insa-dong is in danger of losing its identity with a number of shops offering cheap souvenirs made in China and franchise restaurants dominating the area. Visit the area and see the efforts by locals to preserve the cultural value of Insa-dong, starting with the Insadong Exhibition.
Entrepreneurship over University
According to 2016 data, 69.8% of Korean students attend college, much higher than the OECD average of 41%. However, a university degree is not essential for success. Meet young and talented Korean entrepreneurs in their teens who astonish the world with success their way.
Winter Sports Boom in Korea
The PyeongChang 2018 Olympics is less than 100 days away. Ahead of this grand, global sports festival, the public's interest in winter sports is also rising with active e government support. Currently, there are as many as 16,530 people registered in winter sports clubs to enjoy skating, skiing and curling among others. Learn more about Korea's winter sports boom fueled by the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics.
Natural Attractions in Pyeongchang
Pyeongchang is the host city of the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. With the grand festival as momentum, the Gangwondo provincial government aims to develop the province into a world-famous tourist destination with unique tourist programs displaying both the culture and nature of the region, including the Olympic Aribau Trail, Daegwallyeong Sheep Farm known as "the Alps of Korea," and the Dutasan Recreation Forest. Take a glimpse into Pyeongchang's dazzling beauty prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics.