This month marks 70 years of 4.3, one of the worst cases of violence perpetrated by the South Korean state against its own citizens. A different sort of tour shows Jeju beyond the teddy bears and postcard beaches.
Jeju Island is one of South Korea's most popular tourist destinations. But mainland 'settler's on the island say discrimination against them is rampant. Islanders being insular isn't new. But Jeju's painful history offers another insight into the insularity and suspicion.
From providing the ultimate K-pop experience to offering Wechat pay, South Korean start-ups are eager to attract Chinese tourists.
Beneath the lovely landscape on Jeju Island lies a tragic history, which Jeju is trying to promote as "dark tourism."