Slovakia Embassy prepares for KOTFA with Korea Brochure Launch

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In preparation for the Korea World Travel Fair, the Embassy of Slovakia hosted an event on Tuesday April 15 introducing Slovakia as an attractive tourism destination in Central Europe. They also launched a brochure, written in Korean, showcasing the country entitled “Slovakia”.

The fair is quickly approaching and will be held  May 29-June 1. For those who have a constant case of the travel bug, this is a one-stop shop to check out where in the world your name is being called. Both domestic and overseas tourism will be showcased.Screen Shot 2014-04-27 at 5.20.31 PM

The embassy showcased some of the most fascinating places to visit in Slovakia through a slide presentation. Locations included medieval castles and chateaus, caves, historical towns, healing spas, and a plethora of outdoor recreation. Slovakia has been in the European Union for 10 years and is a significant trade partner with Korea. If you want a first hand glance at their brochure, as well as information about attractive travel destinations around the world, don’t miss Seoul’s 29th KOTFA.Screen Shot 2014-04-27 at 5.19.54 PM

Located at the COEX Exhibition Center, Hall A will house over 100,000 travel industry professionals, buyers and travel consumers throughout the event. Beyond the individual informational booths there will also be cultural performances, presentations and raffles.

KOTFA vision is:

1)   To promote the exchange of travel information by sharing new ideas, products and services with travel professionals

2)   To promote domestic and international travel by introducing travel attractions and products

3)   To introduce consumer travel trend and to help develop travel products suitable to the market

4)   To publicize the participating companies and the fair itself by inviting overseas travel writers and tour operators with the tourism related organizations in Korea.

 For more information about KOFTA visit their website:   

 Period: Thursday, May 29- Sunday, June 1

 Venue: 1 Fl, Hall A COEX

Adress: 58, Teheran-ro 87-gil, Gagnam-gu Seoul

 Transportation: Samseong Station (Subway Line 2) Exit 5 or 6. COEX is connected to the station.



A visual artist by profession and a sightseer at heart, I spent a year as a commercial photographer before letting my urge to Travel ELSEwHERE take over. After receiving a job offer that lead me to a sleepy town high in the Tuscan mountains, my travel adventure began. Since that time my travels have lead me to visit over 60 countries, marry a fellow globetrotter, move intercontinentally seven times and to create temporary homes in four continents! Through my travels, I’ve held many suitcases packed for adventures as a journalist, blogger, philanthropist, teacher, army-wife, magazine director, photographer, barmaid, but mainly just an adventurer. With each new experience, elsewhere, I endeavor to live sensibly while exploring a new culture, living sustainably, and giving back whenever possible. I aspire to make this travel blog help those starting a new life elsewhere or just passing through…