Stunning Spanish and Cuban backdrops feature in hot new K-dramas

In Memories Of The Alhambra, when Jin-woo (Hyun Bin) discovers that there is a second player in the game, Hyung-seok (played by Park Hoon), he meets him for the first time at Granada's San Miguel Alto Shrine.
In Memories Of The Alhambra, when Jin-woo (Hyun Bin) discovers that there is a second player in the game, Hyung-seok (played by Park Hoon), he meets him for the first time at Granada's San Miguel Alto Shrine. PHOTO: INSTAGRAM

SINGAPORE - 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 abroad 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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