Travel

Kentucky 2030? Could Korea export its rural Olympic gamble?

Feb 19, 2018

The Pyeongchang Winter Games are spread across South Korea's Gangwon Province, a rural former coal mining region that few had heard of until its hard-fought bid to be an Olympic host _ a massively expensive proposition with dubious payoff

Column: A visit to Observation Post 717 in the DMZ

Feb 17, 2018

Column: While the Games go on in South Korea, it's not all fun and games in the DMZ

Millions in China journey home for Lunar New Year

Feb 14, 2018

Millions in China are boarding trains, planes and automobiles in the travel rush ahead of Friday's Lunar New Year

Holidaying frog game finds fans among China's harried youth

Feb 13, 2018

A mobile game starring a vacationing frog has attracted a massive following in China by speaking to a desire for a less harried existence

American fans calm in Korea with worried relatives back home

Feb 10, 2018

America tourists arrived at the opening ceremony in Pyeongchang, South Korea, with stories of family and friends so frightened by the ratcheting tension between the United States and North Korea they warned them to stay at home

China lashes out at Taiwan over cancellation of flights

Jan 31, 2018

China has criticized rival Taiwan over the cancellation of flights during the Lunar New Year holiday in response to a dispute over a new flight route

Japan displays documents to defend claims to disputed isles

Jan 25, 2018

The Japanese government has opened a museum displaying maps and photos to defend its territorial claims against neighbors South Korea and China

Niche tours of hidden Tokyo reveal grit and history

Jan 16, 2018

For an in-depth look at Tokyo, consider booking a personalized tour to take you to older neighborhoods or dig down into history

China rebukes Zara, Delta for calling Taiwan 'country'

Jan 12, 2018

China rebukes Zara, Delta and Medtronic for calling Taiwan a country on their websites in a new show of sensitivity about the self-ruled island

China orders Marriott to suspend website, app in map furor

Jan 12, 2018

Regulators have ordered the Marriott hotel chain to close its China-based website and app for one week after the company referred to Tibet and self-ruled Taiwan as countries in a customer survey