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    Korea Travel Bits

    Rustic Jeonju Hanok Village 전주 한옥마을 In order to properly appreciate Jeonju Hanok Village, be prepared to get lost. And leave your watch at home. A maze of picturesque alleyways lined by handsome old Korean homes, ...

    Garak Market Station

    Line 3—Station #350,  Line 8—Station #817 Written by Charles Usher Photographed by Melissa Quek   The mother of all markets If you’ve eaten in a restaurant today, odds are some of your meal came from Garak Market (가...
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    The Search for Live Music in Itaewon

    After the closure of two popular Itaewon venues in 2011, live music has become more difficult to find in the neighborhood. Here are four bars that host bands on the regular.   DOJO Lounge   도조 라운지  DOJO is a uniq...
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    Seoul Travel Bits-April

    A New Type of Farmer’s Market: Marche@Hyehwa  혜화 마르쉐 The Hyehwa and Daehangno areas are normally known for theater and robust college students, but on the second Sunday of every month, the neighborhood becomes the ...
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Hip in Hannam-dong

Young artists and creatives breathe life into aneglected hilltop community Written and photographed by Robert Koehler   The hilltop community that overlooks Itaewon from the south is an unusual place, a “strange neighborhood...
 Dining & Nightlife

Spring Veggies

→Sadang Station area Hyosowon Vegetarian Buffet   효소원 Hyosowon is a vegetarian buffet that is focused on offering a wide range of healthy Korean foods. Founded by the company of the same name, they have been developin...
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 People & Culture
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Korean Medical Services Go Global

Written by Ben Jackson Many key players in Korea’s medical industry gathered at Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel on Dec 10 for Medical System Forum & Overseas Hospital Project 2013, a congress on exporting Korean medical ...

Clean Sweep

Written by Deanne Nguyen  Spring-cleaning: the sound of wind chimes to some but the din of blue bells to others. In the wake of the big seasonal scrub-down, which is likely to take longer than you think, it’s time to conside...
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스크린샷, 2014-04-17 11:19:19

SEOUL Weekly: Shadows of the Void

April 16, 2014 / Issue No. 628 Shadows of the VoidSeoul Selection to release collection of work by poet Ynhui Park Seoul Selection is pleased to announce the imminent release of Shadows of the Void, a collection of work by poet...


Myeong-dong from Above

Myeong-dong streets from above. Photo by Robert Koehler.

스크린샷, 2014-04-10 09:55:15

SEOUL Weekly: Seoul Selection at the LA Times Festival of Books

View this email in your browser April 9, 2014 / Issue No. 627 Thank You to the Panelists and Applicants SEOUL Magazine would like to thank everyone who applied to be a panelist in our round-table discussion on cosmetics for our...

스크린샷, 2014-04-09 12:11:19

SEOUL Weekly: ‘Charlie and Liz’s Seoul Subway Travelogue’ Released

View this email in your browser April 2, 2014 / Issue No. 626 New Newsletter System We’ve switched to a new newsletter mailing service. If you’re having problems with the new system, drop Robert a line at story@seou...


Pohang Sunrise

Korea’s first sunrise at Homigot on the outskirts of Pohang. Photo by Arnab Sen.