Exotic K-drama encounters with stunning Spanish and Cuban backdrops

Jin-woo (played by Hyun Bin) and Hyung-seok (Park Hoon) meeting at Granada’s San Miguel Alto Shrine.
Jin-woo (played by Hyun Bin) and Hyung-seok (Park Hoon) meeting at Granada’s San Miguel Alto Shrine.PHOTOS: INSTAGRAM

Discover the alluring locales of Memories Of The Alhambra, Terius Behind Me and Encounter

K-drama fans have been swept away not just by the sweet romances in the plot, but also the locales they are filmed in, as two of the hottest new shows take viewers to exotic locations.

Romantic drama Encounter, which stars A-listers Song Hye-kyo and Park Bo-gum, had many scenes shot in Havana, Cuba, while fantasy series Memories Of The Alhambra, starring Hyun Bin and Park Shin-hye, was largely filmed in Spain and Slovenia.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 21, 2019, with the headline 'Exotic K-drama encounters'. Print Edition | Subscribe