After School K-pop star Lizzy visited Dokdo in 2016. Lately, more Koreans are visiting the islands, which are at the centre of a territorial dispute between Korea and Japan. Photo: Instagram

Why are patriotic Koreans going on day trips to the Dokdo islets over which Japan stakes a claim?

With Korea’s Liberation Day on August 15, Koreans are heading for the territorially disputed Dokdo islets – called Takeshima islands in Japan – as local tour companies are offering up special tours

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After School K-pop star Lizzy visited Dokdo in 2016. Lately, more Koreans are visiting the islands, which are at the centre of a territorial dispute between Korea and Japan. Photo: Instagram
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The Shilla Seoul is perhaps best known for its indoor and outdoor Joseon-era hanok Yeong Bin Gwan meeting space.

We review The Shilla hotel in Seoul, where Korean celebrities like the Song-Song couple go to get married

Seoul’s first luxury hotel has been the go-to destination for movie stars, titans of industry and statesmen for over 40 years

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The Shilla Seoul is perhaps best known for its indoor and outdoor Joseon-era hanok Yeong Bin Gwan meeting space.
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